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Botswana moves to support local companies for tourism development

Botswana has reserved 45 wilderness campsites for local companies to promote native participation and empowerment in the tourism sector. "The process of allocation of the...

Kenya bourse eyes green bond listing to boost market liquidity

Kenya's Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) said Wednesday it will promote green bond listings in order to boost market liquidity. Geoffrey Odundo, CEO, NSE told journalists...

Kenya records 331 new cases of COVID-19

Kenya’s Ministry of Health on Wednesday confirmed 331 new cases of COVID-19 from 4,725 samples tested, bringing the number of confirmed positive infections to...

People infected with 501Y.V2 variant protected from other COVID-19 variants: S....

A study done by South African scientists showed that those infected with the COVID-19 501Y.V2 variant develop protection against various variants which are circulating...

Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases pass 3.91 mln

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 3,914,044 as of Wednesday afternoon, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)...

Senegal receives its first AstraZeneca vaccines under COVAX

Senegal received 324,000 doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine early on Wednesday as the COVAX global distribution scheme accelerates delivery of the shots to...

Zimbabwe’s dam levels set new records after recent downpours

Zimbabwe has registered record-breaking dam levels after gaining an average of 56.9 percent this rainy season, state media reported Wednesday. Zimbabwe National Water Authority (ZINWA)...

Botswana President Masisi buys 10 pula notes bearing his potrait

Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi and First Lady Neo Masisi bought 200 new 10 pula notes bearing his portrait in Gaborone on Tuesday. "I just come...

Gambia receives 36,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine from COVAX

The Gambia has received its first shipment of 36,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX facility at the Banjul International Airport on Tuesday...

More than 2.3 million Nigerians register for Covid-19 vaccination

Dr. Faisal Shuaib, the Executive Director of the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA) says about 2.3 million Nigerians registered for the COVID-19 vaccinations in just...
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