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Worldwide death toll from COVID-19 hits 1 million

The worldwide death toll from the coronavirus has eclipsed 1 million, nine months into a crisis that has devastated the global economy, tested world...

WHO ‘encouraged’ by improved Ebola situation in DRC

The World Health Organization (WHO) says it is encouraged by an improvement in the Ebola situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) but...

Ghana’s COVID-19 cases exceed 29,000

Ghana confirmed 683 more COVID-19 infections on Wednesday, bringing the nationwide count to 29,672, according to the country's health officials. Meanwhile, 759 patients were discharged...

South Africa’s RWC2019 winners join cancer campaign

A challenge to South Africa's Rugby World Cup winners to strip down to their underwear to raise awareness about testicular cancer is gaining traction. Springbok...

Experts call on more focus on youth to prevent HIV/AIDS infections...

Health Experts on Tuesday said that efforts to prevent HIV/AIDS infections in Africa must focus more on young people because they are at high...

Cholera outbreak confirmed in Kampala

Ugandan authorities confirm a new cholera outbreak is underway in the country. At least five people have died of cholera across the country in the...

Angola signs deal for five Chinese-built laboratories to combat COVID-19

Angolan government and China Shenzhen BGI group held an online contract signing ceremony on Thursday to boost its COVID-19 detection capacity. Angola will entrust BGI...

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...

BREAKING: Kenya registers first coronavirus case

Kenya on Friday confirmed its first case of coronavirus. The country's minister for Health Mutahi Kagwe while making the announcement said, the patient is...

Zimbabwe records 98 new COVID-19 cases as total hits 885

Zimbabwe registered 98 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the country's tally to 885. Of the total, 51 are citizens who returned from South...
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