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China to prioritize Africa once Covid-19 vaccines are ready

China has promised to give priority to African countries once COVID-19 vaccines are ready to use. The Chinese President Xi Jingping was quoted by the...

African countries push for U.N. inquiry into racism, police brutality in US

Following weeks of protests and agitations over racism and police brutalities in the United States, African countries are pushing for a U.N. inquiry. They want...

WhatsApp now allows users to send and receive money

Facebook's messaging service WhatsApp on Monday announced that it has launched its own payment system for users. In a blog WhatsApp said "We’re excited to...

British PM says Africa’s problems are because ‘colonialism ended’

British Prime minister, Boris Johnson is coming under intense pressure to clarify his position on colonialism and racism due to a comment he made...

[Video]: Blackman killed by US police in Atlanta triggers protests

Another blackman has been killed by US police officers in Atlanta, sparking protests across the city. According to officials Rayshard Brooks, 27, was shot by...

Racial discrimination on the rise in Germany

Ever since the violent death of an African-American man, George Floyd, at the hands of police two weeks ago, a wave of protests has been...

New Zealand lifts all restrictions, declares itself ‘Covid-19-free’

New Zealand has lifted all of its coronavirus restrictions with the country reporting no active cases. It has now moved to what it calls...

Another U.S. cop caught kneeling on blackman’s neck during arrest

A Florida police department has launched an internal investigation after a video surfaced on social media showing a Sarasota police officer kneeling on a...

Derek Chauvin: The ex-cop who ‘murdered’ George Floyd

Since last week many around the world have been outraged at the murder of George Floyd, a blackman in Minneapolis. That anger shortly triggered anti-racist...

Independent autopsy finds George Floyd’s death a homicide

An independent autopsy called George Floyd's death a homicide and determined he died of "asphyxiation from sustained pressure" -- a finding that is at odds...

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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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