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UK COVID-19 deaths surpass 5,000

The number of COVID-19 deaths in the UK have surpassed 5,000 after the country recorded an increase of 439 in a day. The UK has...

Tanzania sets up more centers for COVID-19 vaccination

Tanzania has increased centers for COVID-19 vaccination from 550 to 1,548 to enable people to get the jabs en masse, a senior official said...

COVID-19 vaccination campaign in Zimbabwean capital hit by nurses’ exodus

Efforts by authorities in Zimbabwe’s capital Harare to accelerate its mass COVID-19 vaccination campaign are facing challenges due to a shortage of staff. According to...

Rugby Australia in talks to host condensed Rugby Championship

Rugby Australia (RA) held discussions with the federal government with a view of hosting a condensed Rugby Championship this year should it be staged...

Morocco’s economy to shrink 1.8% this quarter, planning agency says

Morocco’s economy will decrease by 1.8% in the second quarter after growing by 1.1% in the first quarter, the official planning agency said on...

Morocco reports highest daily new COVID-19 cases

Morocco on Saturday reported 811 new COVID-19 cases, the biggest single-day increase so far, taking the number of infections in the country since March...

Nigeria’s confirmed coronavirus cases pass 30,000 -NCDC

Nigeria’s confirmed cases passed 30,000 on Wednesday, the country’s disease control centre said, as the virus spreads in Africa’s most populous country amid an...

Johnson & Johnson’s single-shot Covid vaccine approved by FDA

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Saturday issued emergency use authorization for Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine, which is administered as a...

EMA officials to visit Russia in April as Sputnik V review...

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) will send representatives to Russia in April as its probe of the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine continues. Reuters reports Russia’s...

African nations close borders, cancel flights to contain coronavirus spread

  Several African governments on Sunday closed borders, canceled flights and imposed strict entry and quarantine requirements to contain the spread of the new coronavirus,...
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