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Congo officials vow to tackle child labour at mines as virus...

Authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo's southeastern mining heartland are boosting efforts to tackle child labour amid concerns that the child labour could drive...

South Africa postpones reopening of schools over safety concerns

South Africa has pushed back Monday’s reopening of schools by a week, the Department of Basic Education said on Sunday, saying that a substantial...

Health delivery crippled as 63 workers test positive to COVID-19 at...

At least 63 doctors and nurses at the Mpilo Central Hospital in Zimbabwe's second-largest city of Bulawayo are in isolation after testing positive to...

WHO says new COVID-19 strains threat to Africa’s public health system

The new COVID-19 variants that have been reported in several African countries could undermine efforts to contain the pandemic, a World Health Organization (WHO)...

Africa CDC chief warns of “worrying” surge in Covid-19 cases in...

The Africa CDC Director John Nkengasong on Monday warned of a “worrying” increase in coronavirus cases across the continent. The continent is recording an estimated...

Real Madrid manager Zidane tests positive for COVID-19

Spanish giants Real Madrid on Friday revealed that club manager Zinedine Zidane had tested positive for coronavirus. The 48-year-old was isolating earlier this month following...

Tunisian PM rules out nationwide lockdown despite spike in COVID-19 cases

Tunisian Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi on Tuesday excluded the possibility of imposing a nationwide lockdown despite the spike in COVID-19 cases, reported the Tunis...

Egypt receives safe travel stamp from World Travel and Tourism Council

Egypt was on Saturday granted "Safe Travel Stamp" from the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), according to the country's Ministry of Tourism and...

Coronavirus cases surpass 17,000 in China, death toll reaches 361

The death toll from the coronavirus outbreak in China currently stands at 361 and more than 500 people have recovered. The number of total infections...

WHO expert says “corona passport” not recommended but “maybe unavoidable”

As COVID-19 transmission rates once again begin to rise across the European region, World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for Europe Hans Kluge on...
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