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G20 urged to fill $4.5 billion gap in global COVID-19 vaccine...

G20 nations must help plug a $4.5 billion gap in the global COVID-19 vaccine fund to save lives and clear the way for an...

Uganda’s COVID-19 infections approach 130,000 mark

The number of COVID-19 infections in Uganda has neared the 130,000 mark as the country battles to curb further spread of the new Omicron...

Coronavirus cases in Africa surpass the 2 million mark: Reuters tally

Total coronavirus cases in Africa surpassed the 2 million mark on Wednesday despite the slow addition of reported infections compared to other regions around...

Rwanda eases COVID-19 restriction measures

  Starting Thursday, September 2 through September 22, the curfew in Rwanda's capital, Kigali, will be from 10 pm - 4 am, with all businesses...

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...

Liberia’s Maryland County under curfew following prison break and protests

A nighttime curfew has been imposed with effect from April 1 "until further notice" in Liberia’s southeastern Maryland County after the escape of 90...

Kenya added to list of designated states for mandatory hotel quarantine...

Kenya has been added to the list of designated states for mandatory hotel quarantine in Ireland. From April 15, passengers arriving in Ireland from Kenya...

Kenya says over half of COVID-19 deaths link to non-communicable diseases

Over 50 percent of Kenyans who have died from COVID-19 have non-communicable diseases (NCD), an official said on Saturday. Rashid Aman, Chief Administrative Secretary in...

Italy coronavirus deaths jump by almost 800, government shuts most workplaces

Italy recorded a jump in deaths from coronavirus of almost 800 on Saturday, taking the toll in the world’s hardest-hit country to almost 5,000.   In...

Nigeria president Muhammadu Buhari takes COVID-19 jab

Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday received the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine, a day after the Federal Government launched the vaccination...