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AU opens talks with Madagascar over safety and efficiency of COVID-19...

The African Union has opened discussions with Madagascar aimed at exploring the safety and efficiency of a herbal remedy purported to cure COVID-19.After conducting...

Madagascar to deploy soldiers, doctors to eastern city amid COVID-19 fears

The Malagasy government will deploy soldiers and doctors to the eastern city of Toamasina, where two people died of COVID-19, following the discovery of...

First vaccinations begin in Africa for COVID-19 trial

  Africa’s first participation in a COVID-19 vaccine trial started Wednesday as nervous volunteers received injections, while officials said the continent of 1.3 billion people...

Kenya Airways suspends flights to eight destinations

Barely a week after Kenya opened its airspace for international flights, the national carrier Kenya Airways has suspended flights to eight destinations in the...

Kenya Airways plans to resume passenger flights

Kenya Airways (KQ) plans to resume passenger flights as soon as the government lifts a travel ban that had been imposed on international flights...

Nigeria bars airlines from eight countries as international flights resume

The Nigerian government barred eight airlines from entering the West African nation as it resumed international flights operations. The airlines are: Air France, KLM Royal...

Ghana records over 500 coronavirus cases at industrial facility

More than 500 workers at an industrial facility in Ghana have tested positive for the coronavirus, the country’s health service said on Friday, as...

Kenya imposes partial lockdown in five counties in new COVID-19 measures

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has on Friday, March 26th announced reviewed Coronavirus measures, 14 days after his last speech on the COVID-19. Uhuru announced cessation of...

Kenya releases updated list of travelers from countries exempted from quarantine

The Kenyan government on Wednesday released an updated list of nations and territories whose citizens/travelers are not subject to the mandatory 14-day quarantine period...

Zambia reopens border with Tanzania to cargo after COVID-19 closure

Zambia reopened its Nakonde border with Tanzania on Friday for cargo after a five-day closure of the key transit point for copper and cobalt...
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