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Congo’s president hopes Ebola outbreak will end this year

Congo’s President Felix Tshisekedi says he’s hopeful the Ebola outbreak in his country will end in the coming weeks. Tshisekedi said Friday a few cases...

Ghanaian gov’t to cover cost of surgery for separating conjoined twins

The Ghanaian government offered to cover the total cost of surgery to separate three-month-old conjoined twins, the country's presidency announced Monday. Akosua Frema Osei-Opare, chief-of-staff...

2 Nigerian states hire drones to aid vaccination in remote locations

Two Nigerian states signed an agreement with Zipline International Inc. to use drones to distribute COVID-19 vaccines to hard-to-reach and conflict-ridden rural areas in...

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)...

Ethiopia’s COVID-19 cases pass 300,000

Ethiopia registered 2,095 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 300,092 as of Wednesday evening, the country's health...

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...

Algeria reports 153 new COVID-19 cases, 53,225 in total

Algeria on Monday reported 153 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total tally of infections to 53,225, the Ministry of Health said. The ministry also announced...

1,109 new COVID-19 cases reported in Libya, 43,821 in total

The National Center for Disease Control of Libya on Monday reported 1,109 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the...

C.A.R raises concern over ‘inequality crisis’ in virus testing

Central African Republic’s health minister is concerned about “big inequality crisis” in coronavirus testing as he sees rich countries like Britain conduct scores of...

Roundup: COVID-19 death toll surpasses 33,400 in Africa

The COVID-19 related death toll in Africa reached 33,403, the Africa CDC said on Friday. The continental disease control and prevention agency said in a...
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