Kenya: Waiguru Shuts Kirinyaga County Offices Over Rising Covid-19 Cases

Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru on Monday shut the county’s headquarters in Kutus town, citing rising Covid-19 cases and an unspecified number of deaths. Public health officers closed the headquarters for two weeks to contain the spread, with all…

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Zimbabwe: Premier Soccer League Wait On Six Errant Clubs

The Premier Soccer League (PSL) has expressed dismay with clubs, who are yet to carry out as well as submit their Covid-19 test results, thus stalling progress on the resumption of domestic football. Only 12 clubs had submitted…

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Nobel Peace Prize: Fighting Hunger

Let’s look at some numbers… 135 million: Number of people facing starvation before COVID-19 270 million: Number of people on the brink of starvation today 47 million: Number of children under the age of 5 who suffer from severe and…

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Nigerian-Irish Girls Win Prize for Best App!

Did you know that every three seconds, someone in the world develops a form of dementia, a debilitating disorder that affects brain functions?  This is a sad fact, but there is some good news. Three Nigerian-Irish teenage girls…

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South Africa: SA Investment Summit Seeks to Raise Billions

Johannesburg — SOUTH Africa, the continent’s most advanced albeit struggling economy, will this week seek to secure R1,2 trillion (US$77,8 billion) in additional investments over the next five years. This will be under the aegis of the third…

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Africa: Another Covid-19 Vaccine Shows Nearly 95 Percent Protection

U.S. drugmaker, Moderna, plans to apply for approval to use the vaccine in the next few weeks. A US drugmaker, Moderna, on Monday announced that its coronavirus vaccine is 94.5 per cent effective, based on an early look…

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A 2,000 Year Old Cat Drawing!

Look up, it’s a bird… it’s a plane… no, it’s a giant cat!  Recently, a colossal carving of a feline was found nestled away in the deserts of Peru. It is thought to be part of what scientists…

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Ghana: Covid-19 Has Changed Consumer Behaviour – Experts

Marketing and digital experts have said that the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has spurred significant shift in consumer behaviour in the country. The experts pointed out that, as a result of the pandemic, a huge number…

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Southern Africa: Migratory Locusts Threaten SADC Food Security

Members of Parliament from the SADC Region are calling for a concerted regional effort to prevent African Migratory Locusts (AML) exacerbating an already dire food security situation, amid reports that the destructive pests have become “smarter”. The locusts…

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U.S Elections: What Are Opinion Polls?

[Editor’s Note: We bring back this timeless election article from the past] If you turn on the television between now and the November 2020 Presidential election, chances are high you’ll be bombarded by bits of information trying to sway…

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