Ghana Faces Hurdles to Achieve Targets Set for Covid-19 Vaccine Rollout

Ghana, like many of its counterparts on the continent, is contending with the fallout from the rapid spread of SARS-CoV-2 variants. Of particular concern is the B.1.1.7 variant first identified in the UK. It is estimated to be…

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Nigeria: Investment One Targets Nigeria’s Creative Industry for Growth

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The need to contribute its quota to the development of the creative industry in Nigeria has warranted the establishment of Africa Photography Organisation (AFPHOR), a channel through which Investment One Financial Services Limited seeks to identify endowed creative…

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Africa: Tanzania High Court Sentences Nigerian Drug Trafficker to Life

Moshi — The High Court of Tanzania has sentenced Mike Nwankwo, a clothing retailer in Abuja, Nigeria, to life in prison after finding him guilty of drug trafficking. However, Judge Mohamed Gwae, who heard the case, acquitted the…

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Uganda: Joshua Cheptegei Defends Monaco Title in 13 – 11

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“It was still a good race but the win was incredibly difficult to break,” Joshua Cheptegei said Sunday after crossing the finish line to win the 2021 5km Monaco Run in 13:11. Cheptegei who returned to the scene…

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Nigeria: Relatives Invade Osun Hospital to Retrieve Covid-19 Infected Corpses

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There was confusion at the Osun State University Teaching Hospital in Osogbo at the weekend as relations of patients who died of COVID-19 wanted to forcefully retrieve their corpses. Two persons lost their lives in the hospital to…

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Africa: Covid-19 – Obasanjo Cautions Africa On Agric-Business, Manufacturing Sectors

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Abeokuta — Former Nigerian President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has cautioned African countries not to allow agric-business and manufacturing sectors to degenerate in the face of COVID-19 pandemic. He observed that the two sectors were important areas which by…

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Africa: Davido Becomes Most Followed Artist in Africa

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Davido never stops coming up stronger than his peers when it comes to being in the news always. Afrobeat legend, Davido, is still ahead of his fellow superstars; Wizkid, Burna Boy among other top-rated artistes, as he continues…

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Rwanda: Covid-19 – Govt Rolls Out Mass Testing for Symptomatic Kigali Residents

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Health authorities on Sunday, February 14, rolled out a mass testing exercise for Kigali city residents who present symptoms of Covid-19. Also to be tested in the campaign that will be extended to all cells within the district’s…

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Rwanda: AS Kigali in Trouble After Losing 4-1 to CS Sfaxien

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AS Kigali will need to be at their best in the second leg of the final round of the CAF Confederation Cup on Sunday, February 21 after losing the first leg 4-1 to CS Sfaxien at Stade Taieb…

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Africa: Coronavirus and Food Safety – What the Studies Say

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When the COVID-19 pandemic began, not much was known about SARS-CoV-2 (the coronavirus) and its survival in food, on various materials and on surfaces. Since then, several food safety agencies have assessed the risk of potentially acquiring the…

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