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Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases pass 2.21 million: Africa CDC

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the African continent has reached 2,215,216 as of Friday afternoon, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and...

Kenya Health Secretary calls on citizens to surrender oxygen gas cylinders,...

Kenya's Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe appealed to those holding oxygen cylinders, be they hospital facilities or individuals in other sectors, to return the...

COVID-19: Tunisia pole vault champion volunteers as a Doctor

Dorra Mahfoudhi is a 27-year-old Tunisian African pole vault Champion. She's continuing her training during the coronavirus lockdown and still finds time to help...

Spain suspends use of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine for 15 days

Spain’s health ministry on Monday announced the immediate suspension of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine for a minimum of 15 days following reports of potential adverse...

Kenya reports 396 new COVID-19 infections

The Kenyan ministry of health confirmed 396 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, from a sample of 4,717 tests collected in the last 24...

Africa’s COVID-19 cases surpass 9.97 million

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa has reached 9,977,291 cases as of Friday evening, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

Botswana’s COVID-19 fight bolstered by arrival of 64,800 doses of J&J...

Botswana’s fight against COVID-19 received a boost on Thursday following the arrival of 64,800 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. The batch was purchased...

Uganda’s COVID-19 infections reach 122,083

Uganda’s health ministry on Saturday reported 99 new COVID-19 infections from tests conducted over the past 24 hours, taking the country’s total caseload to...

Aid agencies call for urgent action to prevent famine in hunger...

People in four food insecurity “hotspots” inside Burkina Faso, northeastern Nigeria, South Sudan, and Yemen, need help urgently to avoid sliding into famine, UN...

Uganda’s total number of Covid-19 cases exceeds 17,000

Uganda’s cumulative number of coronavirus cases went past the 17,000 mark on Thursday after the Ministry of Health reported 243 new confirmed cases raising...