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New Zambian leader reappoints central bank chief axed by predecessor

Zambian newly-elected leader on Monday reappointed a respected central bank governor who was controversially sacked last year by his predecessor three years before his...

Kenya’s COVID-19 infections reach 248,770

Kenya’s health ministry on Tuesday reported 255 new COVID-19 infections from a sample size of 6,305 tests conducted in the last 24 hours, bringing...

Zimbabwe seeks Rwanda’s support to rejoin Commonwealth

Zimbabwe has sought Rwanda's help in its bid to rejoin the Commonwealth, which it left in 2003, Zimbabwean Foreign Minister Frederick Shava was quoted...

TikTok says it has over 1 billion users

TikTok said Monday it now has more than a billion active users, just four years after the hugely popular video-sharing app was launched by...

Kenya Airways inks deal with S. African Airways to share strategic...

Kenya Airways (KQ) and South African Airways (SAA) on Tuesday inked a cooperation agreement with a longer-term view to co-starting a Pan-African Airline Group...

Zimbabwe Central bank to freeze bank accounts over illegal forex deals

Zimbabwe's central bank has ordered banks to freeze bank accounts for two years for 30 people it has accused of supporting and facilitating illegal...

Ramaphosa: WTO has central role in addressing IP related barriers to...

The World Trade Organization (WTO) has a central role on addressing trade and intellectual property-related barriers to boost and diversify production of vaccines, diagnostics...

Egypt allows immediate COVID-19 vaccination amid fourth wave

Egypt is now providing immediate COVID-19 vaccinations at youth centers across the country without prior online registration, a step aimed at encouraging vaccinations and...

France rejects Mali claim of ‘abandonment’

France on Monday again rejected accusations it was abandoning Mali by drawing down troops from the war-torn region. "The transformation of our military dispositive in...

Namibia receives donation of 100,620 Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines

Namibia on Tuesday announced that it received a donation of 100,620 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine from the U.S. Embassy in Windhoek as part of...
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