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Morocco registers 473 new COVID-19 cases, 35 more deaths

Morocco announced on Monday 473 new COVID-19 cases, taking the tally in the North African country since March 2 to 460,144. The number of recoveries...

Rwanda’s capital back to lockdown due to surge in COVID-19 cases

Rwandan cabinet on Monday brought the capital city of Kigali back to a lockdown due to a surge in COVID-19 cases. The lockdown, which became...

Malawi imposes first lockdown measures as virus flares

Malawi is set to roll out a first set of anti-coronavirus restrictions this week, the president said, after overruling a court ban on lockdown...

WHO sees poorer countries getting first COVID vaccines this quarter

The first modest batches of coronavirus vaccines are expected to go out under the COVAX scheme for poorer countries in the first quarter of...

S. African restaurants association to take government to court over alcohol...

The Restaurants Association of South Africa (RASA) said it was taking the government to court over the alcohol sale ban imposed in late December. RASA...

The Gambia detects its first case of British COVID-19 variant

The Gambia has registered two cases of a more infectious British-identified coronavirus variant. Gambian Health Minister Ahmadou Samateh says the UK strain was detected in...

Pfizer study suggests its vaccine is effective against coronavirus variant

According to an experiment conducted by US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, the new coronavirus vaccine jointly developed by the company and Germany's Biontech is also...

Tunisia gives award to Chinese medical mission, receives donations from Chinese...

On the occasion of the end of the 24th Chinese medical mission in Tunisia, an official ceremony took place on Wednesday at the headquarters...

European Union starts vaccinations to defeat COVID-19 pandemic

EU countries on Sunday embarked on a vaccination campaign hailed as the "key" to defeating COVID-19, as the growing spread of a new coronavirus...

Zimbabwean gov’t urges journalists who attended recent media workshop to test...

The Zimbabwe government has requested all journalists and allied professionals who attended a recent media workshop in Gweru, Midlands Province, to get tested for...
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