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Ugandan gov’t agencies demand COVID-19 vaccination proof before granting access to...

Some government departments and agencies in Uganda have started demanding proof of full COVID-19 vaccination before allowing access to their premises. The National Medical Stores...

Kenya receives 860,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines

Kenya on Friday evening received 160,000 doses of AstraZeneca from Slovakia, as well as 700,000 doses of vaccine from France and Germany donated via...

Algiers metro resumes service after 18-month shutdown amid pandemic

The metro in Algeria's capital Algiers resumed operation on Thursday after an 18-month shutdown as part of the restrictions imposed to fight the COVID-19...

Zimbabwe reopens bars to vaccinated people as it further relaxes lockdown

The Zimbabwean government on Tuesday announced the reopening of all licensed bars to fully vaccinated clients, as it continues to relax lockdown measures and...

Gabon launches 8th edition of awareness campaign on women’s cancers

Gabon's first lady Sylvia Bongo Ondimba on Friday launched in capital Libreville the 8th edition of the "Pink October" campaign, an awareness campaign for...

South African health department DG suspended over corruption scandal

The Director-General (DG) in the Health Department Sandile Buthelezi has been placed on precautionary suspension over his role in the 150 million rand (10...

Tunisia to lift curfew as pandemic eases

Following a drop in the number of COVID-19 cases in the country, Tunisian President Kais Saied has decided to lift the night curfew from...

Mozambique launches HIV/AIDS survey

The Mozambican government launched on Thursday an inquiry into the impact of HIV/AIDS at the country's central and northern regions. It was the second phase...

Zambian president decries low COVID-19 vaccination rate

Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema on Wednesday expressed concern at the rate of intake of the COVID-19 vaccine by citizens in the country. The Zambian president...

Nigeria cholera outbreak claims more lives as death toll tops 2,300

The cholera outbreak in Nigeria has killed 2,323 people in the country since its onset in January, the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC)...
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