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Algeria’s Mahrez inspires Man City to 15th straight Premier League win

Algerian winger Riyad Mahrez put in a man of the match performance as Manchester City thrashed Wolves 4-1 at Etihad Stadium to record their...

World Bank readies COVID-19 vaccine funds for around 30 African countries

The World Bank is preparing emergency financing to help about 30 African countries access COVID-19 vaccines, as the continent scrambles to secure doses and...

Researchers find large group of ‘elite controllers’ of HIV in DR...

A study done in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) revealed an unexpectedly large number of people to be "elite controllers" of HIV (human...

Nigeria indefinitely bans all mining activities in Zamfara State

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari approved the imposition and enforcement of an indefinite ban of all mining activities in Zamfara State, National Security Adviser Mohammed...

Rwanda to rollout Covid-19 vaccine on Friday

Rwanda on Wednesday received 240,000 doses of COVAX Covid-19 AstraZeneca and Pfizer vaccines. “We are pleased to receive these first AstraZeneca and Pfizer vaccines through...

Senegal opposition chief Ousmane Sonko to be arraigned over rape allegation

Ousmane Sonko, the leader of Senegal’s leading opposition party says he will appear in court on Wednesday to answer questions over rape allegations. The summons...

Six people, including a pregnant woman, killed after ambulance hits land...

A Tuesday accident saw six people including a pregnant woman lose their lives after an ambulance they were in hit a landmine in Northern...

Former Ghana president Mahama, wife vaccinated against COVID-19

Former Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama and his wife Lordina Mahama were vaccinated against COVID-19 on Tuesday at a hospital in Accra. "I believe that...

Botswana says COVID-19 measures positively affected anti-poaching operations

Strict measures imposed during the COVID-19 pandemic have bolstered anti-poaching operations of Botswana's Department of Wildlife and National Parks (DWNP) and its partners, the...

Seychelles bids to reach COVID ‘herd immunity’ by mid-March

Seychelles began vaccinations in January, and by the end of February, about 44% of those vaccinated had gotten a second shot. “We are hoping to...
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