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Botswana to receive first batch of 401,280 COVID-19 vaccine doses

Botswana is set to receive the first batch of 401,280 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine on Saturday as the government ramps up vaccination efforts...

Sierra Leone mandates COVID-19 vaccination for soccer players, fans

Sierra Leone has made COVID-19 vaccination mandatory for soccer players, staff and fans in efforts to curb the spread of the virus within the...

Ghana’s president says the economy is rebounding faster from pandemic impact...

Ghana’s economy is rebounding faster from the impact of COVID-19 than envisioned, according to President Nana Akufo-Addo. Like many countries globally, the West African nation’s...

EU to donate 200 million more vaccine doses to low-income countries

The European Union plans to donate another 200 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to low-income countries, more than doubling its present pledge. The extra doses announced...

WHO, partners aim to get Africa 30% of needed doses by...

The World Health Organization(WHO) and its partners said they hope to provide Africa with about 30 percent of the COVID-19 vaccines the continent needs...

Zimbabwe imposes COVID-19 vaccine on churchgoers

Zimbabwe’s parliament on Tuesday banned anyone not vaccinated against COVID-19 from attending church services, the latest in a series of measures to boost uptake...

WHO: Only 2 African countries have reached the 40% COVID-19 vaccination...

The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that only two African countries have reached COVID-19 vaccination target. Speaking during the COVID-19 briefing on vaccine equity,...

South Africa immunization committee: No link between deaths and COVID-19 vaccine

South Africa's National Immunization Safety Expert Committee (NISEC) Chairperson, Professor Hannelie Meyer has announced that no South African has died from the COVID-19 vaccine...

Delta variant now most dominant COVID-19 strain in Nigeria

The Delta variant of COVID-19 has been identified as the most dominant strain in Nigeria, as Africa's most populous country continues to take measures...

Virus lockdown extended for Australia’s capital

Australian authorities on Tuesday extended a coronavirus lockdown of the nation's capital Canberra to mid-October, saying the measure was necessary while vaccinations are ramped up. About...
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