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South African retail giant Shoprite tests cashier-less model

South African retail giant Shoprite has put on trial the first cashier-less store in the country where customers could serve themselves. Customers scan a smartphone...

Ebola virus in survivors can trigger outbreaks years after infection, scientists...

Ebola survivors can relapse and trigger outbreaks at least five years after infection, and long-term follow-up of former patients is needed to prevent devastating...

Number of COVID-19 vaccines administered in South Africa hits 15,447,034

South Africa has administered 15,447,034 COVID-19 vaccine doses, the highest tally recorded in Africa so far. The country ramped up its vaccinations as it seeks...

Food insecurity at highest levels in South Sudan since independence

People in South Sudan currently face the highest levels of food insecurity recorded since the country's independence from Sudan 10 years ago, said a...

Ghana launches National Breastfeeding Week to raise awareness and improve public...

The World Health Organization (WHO) has joined the Ministry of Health, the Ghana Health Service, and partners to launch the 2021 National Breastfeeding Week...

South Africa’s Deputy Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize dies at 69

South Africa's Deputy Minister in the Presidency for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities, Professor Hlengiwe Buhle Mkhize has passed away at the age...

Kenya’s Upper House summons energy, petroleum ministers over record high pump...

The Speaker of Kenya’s Upper House of Parliament has summoned the country’s energy and petroleum ministers next week to explain the latest hike in...

One million Nigerian children to miss school due to mass kidnappings,...

At least one million Nigerian children could miss school this year as the new term begins amid a rise in mass school kidnappings and...

Libya receives 117,600 doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday that Libya received a batch of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine from Italy. "Today, the Government of Italy...

Over 17 million fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in Morocco

The total number of people fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in Morocco reached 17,057,066, the Moroccan Ministry of Health on Wednesday said in a statement. So...
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