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South Africa: Vaccinate in Order to Return to Stadiums, Nathi Mthethwa Urges Sports Spectators

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Lovers of sport wishing to be reunited with stadiums will have to be vaccinated for them to be allowed back into stadiums, which have been empty for well over a year now due to the coronavirus pandemic. Government…

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Tunisia: Health Ministry to Authorise Doctors, Dentists and Biologists to Vaccinate Citizens Free of Charge

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Tunis/Tunisia — The Health Ministry will soon issue a decision authorising doctors, dentists and biologists operating in the private sector’s medical testing laboratories, to vaccinate free of charge, citizens against the coronavirus. Advisor to the Health Minister in…

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Liberia: Public Reluctant to Get Astrazeneca Jab

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Liberia’s Chief Medical Officer and Deputy Minister of Health, Doctor Francis Kateh observes that people who took the first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine from May 1, to June 2021 are not turning out for the second jab.…

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Nigeria: U.S. Treated ‘1.5 Million HIV Patients in Nigeria’

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The United States Government delivered a lifesaving treatment to over 1.5m individuals, more than 83 percent of the total estimated 1.8 million Nigerians living with the HIV. The U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Kathleen FitzGibbon said this on Wednesday in…

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Kenya: Relief for Kisumu Residents As New Dumpsite Takes Shape

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The Kachok dumpsite in Kisumu, which has for a long time been an eyesore to the city dwellers, may soon be a thing of the past as construction of an alternative site nears completion. The new site in…

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Kenya: Elgeyo Marakwet County Starts Construction of Sh62m Maternity

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Elgeyo Marakwet County has kicked off the construction of a Sh62 million World Bank-funded maternity facility at the Iten County Referral Hospital in a bid to boost maternal and infant health in the region. According to area Governor…

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Mozambique: Covid-19 – 390 New Cases. Mostly in the North

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Maputo — The Mozambican health authorities on Tuesday reported 390 new cases of the Covid-19 respiratory disease, mostly in the north of the country. According to a Ministry of Health Tuesday press release, 78.2 per cent of the…

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South Africa: Premier Alan Winde Calls to End National State of Disaster and Save Jobs

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During the President’s Coordinating Council (PCC) today, I called for the National State of Disaster to be lifted and a better COVID-19 management system to be implemented to reduce pressures placed on the economy and drive job creation.…

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Zimbabwe Lowers Lockdown Level As Vaccine Rollout Peaks

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Victoria Falls — ZIMBABWE has eased lockdown restrictions against the coronavirus (COVID-19) as the country’s vaccination exercise bears fruit. President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced the country was moving from Level 4 to Level 2. Intercity travel is now permitted.…

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Nigeria: Strike – We Are Not Owing You Any Salary, Govt Tells Doctors

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The Federal Government, on Tuesday, dismissed as “untrue” claims that doctors and health workers in Nigeria are being owed salary. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, stated this at the opening of the meeting of the…

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