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Egypt reports 49 new daily COVID-19 cases, lowest in over 15...

Egypt reported 49 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, the lowest in over 15 months, marking a remarkable decline which is believed as a result...

Africa CDC: Only 1.4% of Africans have been fully vaccinated against...

African countries have only acquired about 82.7 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines so far, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)...

Rwanda to upgrade technical education to increase enrollment

Rwanda plans to upgrade its technical and vocational training to increase enrollment and bolster students' prospects in the job market. Rwandan Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente...

Botswana President encourages citizens to get vaccinated

Botswana's President, Mokgweetsi Masisi urged citizens to get COVID-19 vaccines when their turn came, stating that all of the vaccines had been tested and...

IMF board approves big lending increase for poorest nations

The IMF board announced Thursday it had approved a massive increase in its ability to provide interest-free loans to low-income countries to help them...

Tunisia rescues 166 migrants at sea, 16 dead

Tunisia rescued 166 migrants on Thursday, stranded at sea for nearly a week, recovering the bodies of 16 others who died attempting the dangerous Mediterranean...

Olympics-More COVID-19 disruption for South Africa’s rugby sevens squad

Five South African rugby sevens players who were close contacts of coach Neil Powell, will not stay in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic village, officials...

Africa demands local production of COVID vaccines

Global pharmaceutical firms should license production of COVID-19 vaccines in Africa rather than just do piecemeal contract deals, an African Union special envoy said...

Death toll from South Africa unrest jumps to 337: govt

Rioting in South Africa this month has claimed 337 lives, the government said Thursday, marking a further jump in the death toll from the 276 announced...

Africa’s COVID-19 3rd wave at crossroads: WHO official

Africa's third wave of COVID-19 pandemic is at a crossroads, a World Health Organization (WHO) official said on Thursday. As the rate of new cases...
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