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Africa: Over 3,4 Million Confirmed Covid-19 Cases on Continent

Africa: Over 3,4 Million Confirmed Covid-19 Cases on Continent
As of January 24, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 3,417,518. Reported deaths in Africa reached 84,537 and 2,866,931 people have recovered. South Africa has the most reported cases - 1,404,839 - and 40,574 people died. Other most-affected countries are Morocco (465,769), Tunisia (195,314),...

Africa: Kenya Tops Continent By a Mile in Internet Penetration

Africa: Kenya Tops Continent By a Mile in Internet Penetration
Kenya recorded the highest internet penetration rate in Africa in the year 2020. This is according to a ranking by Internet World Stats (IWS), showing that 87.2 percent of the country's population was connected to the internet. Figures from the Communication Authority (CA) indicate that...

Africa: Seven Things to Know About Covid-19 Variants in Africa

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Brazzaville — New COVID-19 variants have emerged in Africa as the continent records a new peak in infections. While virus mutations are not unusual, those that are more infectious are worrisome. Professor Francisca Mutapi, Professor in Global Health Infection and Immunity, University of Edinburgh,...

Africa: Uganda Stunned By Debutantes Togo in CHAN Thriller

Africa: Uganda Stunned By Debutantes Togo in CHAN Thriller
Duala, Cameroon — Debutantes Togo stunned Uganda 2-1 in Group C of the African Nations Championship (CHAN) match of stunning goals at the tournament in Cameroon on Friday. Defender Paul Mbowa inadvertently headed the ball into his own net early in the second-half to give...

Africa: Stars in Must Win Duel Vs Namibia

Africa: Afreximbank $400m to Drive Agricultural Productivity
Taifa Stars face a must win task against Namibia to rekindle their hopes of reaching into the quarterfinals of the progressing Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) in Cameroon tonight. The game has been set to kickoff at 10:00pm (East Africa Time) of which the country's envoys...

Africa: Beaten Cranes Leave Progress At CHAN to Last Game

Africa: Afreximbank $400m to Drive Agricultural Productivity
By Andrew Mwanguhya Substitute Saidi Kyeyune scored from 40-yards but Uganda Cranes lost 2-1 to tournament debutantes Togo to move to the brink of another familiar early exit from the ongoing Africa Nations Championship (Chan) n Cameroon. In what was perhaps the best game of a...

Africa: Why Cranes Need to Correct Results On Final Straight

Africa: Afreximbank $400m to Drive Agricultural Productivity
Uganda, Togo, Morocco and Rwanda were all heading to the pitch for their second Group C games of the African Nations Championship (Chan) last night as we published this. But the topic of discussion remains as alive as the next and final group games on...

Africa Cheers After U.S. Returns to World Health Organization

Africa Cheers After U.S. Returns to World Health Organization
African countries say the US' return to the World Health Organization will be crucial to the global fight against the Covid-19 pandemic and other future infections. On Wednesday, President Joe Biden news24nationed a series of executive orders, among them halting Washington's initial withdrawal from the...

Africa: Readout of Vice President Harris’s Call with World Health Organization Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus JAN

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Washington, DC — Vice President Kamala Harris spoke by phone today with World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to discuss the decision by the United States to reverse its withdrawal from the WHO in one of the first acts following inauguration,...