Monday, November 29, 2021
I was first confronted with this question about two years ago, when a friend and I would occasionally engage in deep self reflection on issues within African communities. On that occasion, we tried to compare Africans with other Diaspora...
African countries have received over 26 million COVID-19 vaccines both from the COVAX facility and through bilateral agreements outside the COVAX facility. This information has been released by the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC). The Africa...
A family in Dar es Salaam is mourning the death of its five members who were killed in a stampede that erupted at Uhuru Stadium in Dar es Salaam during the paying of last respects to President John Magufuli. Several...
Immediately after Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announced in the early hours of Wednesday the beginning of military operations against the northern Tigray state, fears emerged that a prolonged conflict could reverberate across the wider region and draw in...
Voicing concern over the dire situation in Africa due to a new COVID-19 strain, the World Health Organization said Thursday that the distribution of the vaccine against the virus “has been inequitable.” “With an average daily new case count of...
The African Union said on Wednesday it had secured 270 million doses of anti-Covid vaccine for the continent, in a deal that will benefit countries unable to finance their own immunization campaigns. Under the deal, the vaccines will be supplied...
South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday condemned ongoing attacks and vandalism targeting the road freight industry, days after protesters demanded that companies stop hiring foreign nationals as truck drivers. Several trucks suspected to be driven by foreign nationals have...
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank have approved a $120 million loan to fund the construction of a 50 MW hydropower plant in Western Tanzania that will provide reliable renewable energy to households, schools, clinics, and...
With 2,013,388 cases reported on Thursday, the continent represents less than 4 percent of the world’s total cases. Total coronavirus cases in Africa have surpassed the two million mark despite a slow addition of reported infections compared with other regions...
The coronavirus death toll is now 45,282 in Africa, an update by the health institution of the African Union showed on Monday. The total number of cases is now over 1,881,300 across the continent and some 1,588,800 patients have recovered...

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