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Covid-19: Ghana records significant recovery numbers

Ghanaian health officials on Saturday said over 10,000 persons infected with the coronavirus have now recovered. The significant number of recoveries means the country now...

China to build Africa’s CDC headquarters ahead of schedule

China says it will start ahead of schedule the construction of the Africa Centres for Disease Control headquarters this year. In June last year the...

Kenyans upset over alleged theft of Covid-19 donation

Kenyans have reacted angrily to a reported theft of items donated for the fight against COVID -19. The items include Personal Protective Equipment (PPP), thermometer...

Ghanaian officials accused of ‘manipulating’ Covid-19 data

Ghanaian authorities are coming under scrutiny as civil society groups and other citizens accuse them of massaging some aspects of the country's Covid-19 data. The...

Nigerian doctors go on strike, demand better ‘Covid-19 benefits’

Doctors in Nigeria's public hospitals have embarked on strike as they demand better benefits for their efforts at fighting the coronavirus pandemic. The union representing...

South Africa, Algeria, Cameroon are Covid-19 ‘hotspots’ in Africa

The World Health Organization has said that South Africa, Algeria and Cameroon are becoming hotspots of the coronavirus pandemic in Africa. According to the WHO...

WHO says Covid-19 spread by those without symptoms ‘appears to be rare’

The World Health Organization has revealed that the spread of Coronavirus by people not showing symptoms appears to be rare. Maria Van Kerkhove, the World...

DR Congo: New Ebola epidemic declared amid Covid-19

The Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday declared a new Ebola epidemic in the western city of Mbandaka. Just east of the Mbandaka officials are...

Madagascar undecided on anti-coronavirus injections

Madagascar is reportedly undecided on producing a coronavirus remedy that would be in the form of injections. The country has already been touting its herbal...

Africa ‘defies’ WHO’s warning on Chloroquine for Covid-19 treatment

Many African countries are defying a warning from the World Health Organization on the safety of the anti-Malarial drug called hydroxychloroquine for treatment of...

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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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