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Covid-19 aid falling short in Africa

The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for African governments to strengthen social protection systems and fulfill people’s rights to social security and an adequate standard...

WHO gives approval for mass use of malaria vaccine in Africa

The world health organization has given approval for the use of malaria vaccine across Africa after successful pilot. The vaccine - called RTS,S - was...

World leaders urged to protect most vulnerable against climate change

More than 2,000 young leaders and youth-led organisations from across the Commonwealth have urged governments to respect the needs and contributions of the world's...

Algeria starts producing its own Covid-19 vaccines

Algeria has now started producing its own Covid-19 vaccines as it announces plans to produce 8 million doses each month. Production started on Wednesday according...

DR Congo: Meningitis outbreak declared with 129 deaths

The World Health Organization has declared an epidemic of meningitis in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo. So far 129 people have died from the outbreak,...

G20 countries urged to urgently vaccinate the world’s small states

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has called on G20 members to urgently work with the Commonwealth and other partners, particularly the World Health Organization and...

DR Congo: 12 dead; over 4000 sick from toxic leak

At least 12 people have died in the Democratic Republic of Congo as a result of toxic leak. The toxic substances were leaked from a...

Ivory Coast begins vaccination against Ebola

Ivory Coast has begun an Ebola vaccination programme following the confirmation of its first case since 1994. The country's health ministry said the family of...

Ghana tightens Covid-19 restrictions as it battles a third wave

The government of Ghana has tightened its Covid-19 restrictions to curb the outbreak of the pandemic as the country battles a third wave of...

Soros Economic Development Fund acquires Mologic Ltd

A group of philanthropic funds and investors led by the Soros Economic Development Fund (SEDF), with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation,...

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