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Africa’s COVID-19 infections reach 8,119,719 as deaths hit 205,813: Africa CDC

The number of COVID-19 infections in Africa reached 8,119,719 with 205,813 fatalities on Friday, a day after the World Health Organization (WHO) warned that...

Lions, tigers at Washington zoo catch COVID-19

Six lions and three tigers at the National Zoo in Washington have tested positive for Covid-19 and are undergoing treatment after falling unwell, the...

South Africa records 3,648 new COVID-19 cases, total caseload hits 2,877,063

South Africa on Friday reported 3,648 new COVID-19 infections from tests conducted over the past 24 hours, taking the country’s total caseload to 2,877,063. In...

Kenya, Egypt among countries removed from U.K Red travel list

Kenya and Egypt are among eight countries that have been removed from the United Kingdom's Red travel list. UK's Secretary of State for Transport Grant...

South Africa’s Health Minister says COVID-19 vaccination certificate is not a...

South Africa's health Minister, Dr. Joe Phaahla has said the planned COVID-19 vaccine certificates will not be used to deny unvaccinated citizens access to...

Ethiopia receives more than 270,000 AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine doses

Ethiopia has received more than 270,000 AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine doses from the German Government. While making the announcement, UNICEF Ethiopia said the country has received 271,200...

COVID-19 update: Number of fully vaccinated people in Kenya tops 850,000...

The number of people that have been fully vaccinated from COVID-19 in Kenya has surpassed the 850,000 mark as the country continues its nationwide...

Kenya receives first Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine doses

Kenya on Friday received its first batch of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine doses. Nearly 800-thousand of an expected 1.4 million doses landed at Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta...

WHO urges world leaders to guarantee equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines

The World Health Organization (WHO) has urged world leaders to guarantee equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines and other life-saving tools, and to ensure the...

Angola signs $150 million credit agreement with World Bank for COVID-19...

The Angolan government and the World Bank on Thursday signed a financing agreement valued at 150 million U.S. dollars for the purchase of COVID-19...
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