Africa

First Covid vaccine dispatched by Covax arrive in Ghana

Plan to deliver 1.8 billion doses to poorer countries at no cost to governments.

US issues travel advisory against Tanzania over Covid surge

The US also wants the citizens to re reconsider travel to Mtwara Region.

Bobi Wine withdraws case challenging election results

Wine said he made the decision because he felt the courts are not independent.

WHO pleads with Tanzania to start reporting Covid cases

Tanzania is one of the few countries in the world to not publish data on Covid-19 cases.

Seven die in Nigerian Air Force plane crash

In a series of tweets, the air force asked the public to "remain calm and await the outcome of investigation".

EAC prepares for vaccines but TZ, Burundi say ‘no thanks’

Burundi believes in prevention while Tanzania says it prayed virus away

South African hotels continue to struggle

Due to new measures, Hilton Durban is temporarily closed

Jack Dorsey, Jay Z make moves to establish bitcoin as the internet’s currency

They have recently created an endowment, and funded it with 500 BTC, to encourage bitcoin development in India and ...

Ramaphosa leads in taking Covid jabs

Asked leaders in various sectors to lead by example in taking the vaccine publicly.

Guterres, Faki urge Somalia leaders to resume dialogue

Reiterated commitment to continue to support Somalia on their path to peace and prosperity.

I’m ready to tackle WTO’s challenges - Okonjo-Iweala

The 66-year-old becomes the first woman and the first African to occupy the position.

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala makes history as WTO head

The 66-year-old has become the first woman and the first African to occupy the position.

Ebola vaccination campaign begins in the DRC

Health workers at Matanda health centre were the first to be vaccinated.

Guinea records first Ebola deaths since 2016

Between 2013 and 2016 over 11,000 people have died in the West Africa Ebola epidemic.

How the Nairobi Expressway is changing Kenya's capital

The partially elevated highway was proposed about 10 years ago.

Fifteen arrested in South Africa over fraud

Mandela was the country's first black leader after apartheid ended in 1994.

Africa's new variants are causing growing concern

This new wave of infections is thought to be associated with the emergence of variants that are more transmissible