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SA centre hosts COVID-19 patients who can’t quarantine

SA centre hosts COVID-19 patients who can’t quarantine

Coronavirus patients in South Africa who are unable to quarantine themselves can find refuge at this facility in Johannesburg. Patients..

Egypt: US visa lottery winners frustrated by Trump’s ban extension

Egypt: US visa lottery winners frustrated by Trump’s ban extension

US President Donald Trump’s decision to suspend the 2020 US Diversity Visa Lottery could have dramatic consequences on thousands of..

COVID-19: An opportunity for traditional medicines

COVID-19: An opportunity for traditional medicines

COVID-19 has catapulted the issue of traditional medicines to the fore especially on the back of Madagascar’s claims that its COVID-Organics..

Hundreds of elephants found dead in Botswana

Hundreds of elephants found dead in Botswana

The mysterious deaths of several hundred elephants in northern Botswana within a short period of time is raising deep concerns…

Protest against SA’s first vaccine trial

Protest against SA’s first vaccine trial

Protesters gathered outside the University of the Witswatersrand in Johannesburg Wednesday against Africa’s first COVID-19 vaccine trial. With burned face masks,..

SA trains resume amid strict virus control protocols

SA trains resume amid strict virus control protocols

After almost 100 days of closure, the South African passenger rail service is operating again as the country’s lockdown restrictions..

Why the African Union has failed to ‘silence the guns’. And some solutions

Why the African Union has failed to ‘silence the guns’. And some solutions

By Chris Changwe Nshimbi, University of Pretoria Seven years ago African leaders committed themselves to working towards an end to..

Kenya mask enforcement protest leads to deaths

Kenya mask enforcement protest leads to deaths

Enforcement of virus containment regulations turned deadly in Lessos, a small town in Kenya’s Rift Valley where a witness confirmed..

How Malawian voters celebrated president Chakwera’s poll victory

How Malawian voters celebrated president Chakwera’s poll victory

Supporters of Malawi’s new president Lazarus Chakwera gathered for a fireworks display in the capital Lilongwe, celebrating his victory in..

African, global telecom giants bid to enter Ethiopia market

African, global telecom giants bid to enter Ethiopia market

June 27: Bidders troop to secure entry into telecom market Twelve telecom companies have thrown their hat into the race..