South Africa eases lockdown as ‘outbreak reaches peak’

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that stringent coronavirus regulations would be eased as of…

COVID-19 VACCINE COULD BE AVAILABLE IN AFRICA IN THE FIRST QUARTER OF 2021

A vaccine for COVID-19 could become available during the first quarter of 2021.  The ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 experimental vaccine is…

Tanzanian president claims ‘country free of COVID-19’

While the World Health Organisation has expressed concern over Tanzania’s overall COVID-19 response, President John Magufuli…

An African First: COVID-19 Fight Goes Tech as Rwanda Deploys Robots

It might sound like a scene from some high-grade sci-fi film but it is not. It…

DRC New-borns Deformed at Birth Due to Cobalt Mine Pollution

At a time when most African countries and the world at large are battling with the…

‘Stubborn’ Tanzanian President Promises to Import Madagascar’s COVID-19 ‘Cure’

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has not given a thumbs up to a Madagascan herbal tonic…