Africa

COVID-19: 90% of African countries to miss urgent vaccination goal

Just 2% of the continent’s nearly 1.3 billion people have received one dose and only…

Africa urgently needs 20m second doses of COVID-19 vaccine – WHO

Africa needs at least 20 million doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine in the next six…

Coronavirus: Risk of pandemic resurgence ‘remains high’ in Africa, says WHO

With more than 4.5 million confirmed cases and over 120,000 deaths to date, the continent…

Sub-Saharan Africa needs $245bn external funding in 5yrs – IMF

By Folasade Akpan The International Monetary Fund (IMF), says sub-Saharan Africa’s low-income countries face additional…

Nigerian Govt raises alarm on Africa-bound fake COVID-19 vaccines

“Nigeria is not even taking vaccines from China, so there is no way they can…

Irregular Immigration: U.S. warns Africans

U.S. authorities are reportedly allowing about half of the migrants to stay in the country…

Foreign Debts: AfDB’s Adesina calls for African financial stabilization mechanism

Africa’s collective debt now stands at 70 per cent of the continent’s gross domestic product…

Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases pass 3.98m mark

The number of confirmed Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Africa has reached 3,982,844 as of Wednesday…

WHO: COVID-19 vaccine rollout in Africa has gathered steam

Ghana on Wednesday became the first African country to receive 600,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine…

Zee World, Africa and the Globalisation of Culture

  By Chris Anyokwu Talk of Indian films of old, seen especially through the eyes…