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Madagascar’s COVID-19 drink undergoes testing in Germany

Scientists at Germany's Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces in Potsdam are among a group of researchers from Germany and Denmark collaborating with...

First vaccinations begin in Africa for COVID-19 trial

  Africa’s first participation in a COVID-19 vaccine trial started Wednesday as nervous volunteers received injections, while officials said the continent of 1.3 billion people...

Zimbabwe health minister Obadiah Moyo Arrested

Health minister in Zimbabwe Obadiah Moyo has been arrested and is currently held at Rhodesville Police Station in Harare. The country's Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) spokesperson...

Ethiopia confirms two more coronavirus cases

Ethiopia has confirmed two more cases of coronavirus in the country, bringing the total number of infected persons to 11 according to health minister...

Opinion: Morocco’s plan to defeat COVID-19

  On March 2, Morocco registered the first positive coronavirus patient on its soil. Since then, the country has embarked on a real race against...

Madagascar president backs unproven herbal treatment for coronavirus

Madagascan President Andry Rajoelina has officially launched a local herbal remedy he claims can prevent and cure the novel coronavirus. "Tests have been carried out,...

Zambia reports 85 new COVID-19 cases, 252 in total

Zambia has reported 85 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Saturday, bringing the total number of infections to 252, health authorities said. Three new deaths related...

Botswana ends COVID-19 lockdown

Botswana ended a 48-day lockdown at midnight on Wednesday, allowing all businesses and schools to reopen under strict conditions as it tries to restart...

Fourth person in probable Ebola death in Congo: WHO

A fourth person has likely died from Ebola in remote northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization said on Sunday, as the...

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine shows promise during early human trial

U.S.-based drug maker Moderna on Monday said that its coronavirus vaccine candidate showed encouraging results. The Massachusetts biotech firm said the first human trial...
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