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Covid-19: WHO to support Africa’s research into traditional remedies

The World Health Organization (WHO) has said it will be supporting the Africa Centre for Disease Control (CDC) to help African countries explore traditional...

Nigeria says no evidence Madagascar’s herbal drug cures Covid-19

Nigerian researchers say there is no evidence Madagascar's herbal drug cures and treats coronavirus. The country's president Mahamadu Buhari ordered health officials in the country...

Immunizations against dangerous diseases drop amid Covid-19

Levels of childhood immunisations against dangerous diseases such as measles, tetanus and diphtheria have dropped alarmingly during the COVID-19 pandemic, putting millions of children...

WHO says coronavirus crisis will get “worse and worse and worse”

The World Health Organization has said that the coronavirus pandemic isn't easing down anytime soon if countries fail to adhere to strict healthcare precautions. The...

Ghana’s Chief Justice goes into self-isolation over Covid-19

Ghana's chief justice, Kwasi Anin-Yeboah has gone into self-isolation in compliance with Covid-19 protocols. According to a circular to high court judges, the chief justice...

The 10 countries that account for 84% of Covid-19 cases in Africa

According to the World Health Organization, Africa has reported at least 416,063 confirmed coronavirus cases as at July 2, 2020. The continent has so far...

WHO says there is ‘underestimation of testing’ for Covid-19 in Africa

The World Health Organization (WHO) has said that there is some level of underestimation of testing for coronavirus in Africa. The global health body however...

Scientists identify flu virus with ‘pandemic potential’ in China

A new strain of flu that has the potential to become a pandemic has been identified in China by scientists. It emerged recently and is...

[Video]: ‘Quack doctors’ in Ghana selling fake Covid-19 cure exposed

Ghanaian undercover journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas has released his latest investigative piece that exposes some quack doctors selling fake Covid-19 cure. The investigation which was...

DR Congo declares end to second deadliest Ebola outbreak

The second deadliest Ebola outbreak in history has now been declared over by authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The declaration is happening after...

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Ghana: Young social activist helping to fight Covid-19 with a phone

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, a major challenge remains in parts of Africa, reaching many with the message of the virus and the need to...

New Zealand is no longer free from Covid-19 after four new cases

New Zealand is no longer virus free, with four cases confirmed from one household in Auckland. The cases have no known source and authorities are...

Russia becomes first country to approve COVID-19 vaccine

Russia has become the first country in the world to approve COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine was developed by Moscow’s Gamaleya Institute, after less than two...

Mali gets new constitutional court judges amid political crisis

New constitutional court judges have been sworn-in on Monday in Mali as the country continues to struggle to resolve and end a political crisis. The...

Ghana: Hospital staff caught on video selling Covid-19 PPEs

An Africa Eye undercover investigation has revealed that some staff at the Ridge hospital in Accra, Ghana have been selling vital PPE for personal...
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