• October 2, 2022

Airstrike in Ethiopia’s Tigray region kills civilians

An airstrike in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region killed at least five civilians earlier this week as the revived war continues, according to humanitarian workers and an internal document seen by The …

World Bank approves $750 million credit to boost Nigerian reforms

The World Bank has approved a US$750 million credit line for Nigeria to help the country push through reforms to attract investment and create jobs. Several states in Nigeria are struggling …

Liberated Mocímboa marks one year since liberation from Jihadist

In the port city of Mocímboa da Praia in northern Mozambique life is slowly coming back to normal. The city was liberated from jihadists a year ago. Since August 2020 that …

Malaria vaccine: WHO and vaccine alliance Gavi invite developing countries to apply for funding

The international vaccine alliance Gavi invited countries to apply for financial support to roll out the Malaria jab, particularly targeting young children in Africa. The World Health Organization endorsed the four-dose shot …

Malaria vaccine reaches more than one million children in Africa

More than one million children in Ghana, Kenya and Malawi have now received at least one dose of the first malaria vaccine. Data provided by the UN’s World Health Organisation suggests …

Uganda to destroy 400,000 Covid 19 vaccines

Uganda is set to destroy 400,000 doses of covid 19 vaccines which were meant to be utilized in a mass vaccination exercise in Acholi sub-region. The government had secured over 500,000 …

Covid-19: Rwandans flee to DRC to “escape” vaccination

Around 100 Rwandans have arrived in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in recent days claiming to be fleeing the Covid-19 vaccination, which is often mandatory in their country. They came …

New Zealand put measures to keep out omicron variant

New Zealand will shorten the gap between second COVID-19 vaccine doses and boosters and push back the phased reopening of its borders in measures announced Tuesday to keep the omicron variant …

New Round of Covid-19 Vaccination in Zimbabwe

At public and private hospitals here in Zimbabwe, a new round of Covid 19 vaccination has begun, due to the discovery of new Covid 19 variant, omicron in neighboring South Africa …

Morocco offers third dose of the anti covid vaccine

Morocco launched a campaign this week aimed at providing a third dose of anti covid vaccine to people who have received at least two doses of the vaccine six months ago. …