Africa

Africa’s lowest vaccination coverage at 2% unacceptable, WHO tells G20

WHO’s global targets are to support every country to vaccinate at least 10 per cent…

Terrorist groups adapt to new technologies, expand across Africa – UN official

The so-called Islamic State in the Greater Sahara's “West Africa Province” will likely gain from…

Africa needs more than US military aid to defeat terror

  By Muhammadu Buhari Though some believe the war on terror winds down with the…

COVID-19 in Africa peaks with 6,400 deaths recorded, says WHO

South Africa and Tunisia accounted for more than 55 per cent of the fatalities.

COVID-19 deaths increase by 80% in Africa, driven by Delta variant — WHO

The Director-General Tedros Ghebreyesus said on Friday at his regular COVID-19 briefing that the Delta…

Africa CDC raises alarm over Africa’s emerging infectious diseases outbreaks

  By Abujah Racheal The Africa Centre for Disease Control (Africa CDC) says the African…

Africa’s COVID-19 cases surge by 20% as U.S. donates additional 20m vaccine doses

By Cecilia Ologunagba The World Health Organisation (WHO) says Africa has marked its worst pandemic…

Coronavirus: ‘Sub-Saharan Africa must act now to stop surge of new Delta variant’

The growth of infections in sub-Saharan Africa is now the fastest in the world, with…

COVID-19 cases drop for 7th week as Africa records high mortality-WHO

The steep increase in Africa is especially concerning, because it is the region with the…

G7 Summit, Covid-19 and Africa

    By Paul Ejime The ongoing three-day Summit of the G7 world leading economies…