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Covax strikes deal to buy 500 million doses of Moderna jabs

The Covax global  programme, which has relied heavily on AstraZeneca vaccines, said on Monday it has struck a deal to […]

World Covid deaths pass three million

London, Sunday The number of people who have died worldwide in the Covid-19 pandemic has surpassed three million, according to […]

Magufuli was both revered and reviled in equal terms

Mohammed Khelef  Tanzania’s government says President John Pombe Magufuli died as a result of a heart condition.   This follows […]

Kenya not among Africa countries lined up for UN-backed drugs supply

George Kebaso @Morarak Kenya will have to wait a little longer for the much-needed Covid-19 vaccine after it emerged that Rwanda, […]

Doubt still in US-Africa ties after change of guard

The inauguration of President Joe Biden in Capitol Hill, has opened a new world of possibilities for those with close […]

US resumes WHO support, launches $1.9 trillion plan

Washington, Thursday The United States said on Thursday it would resume its funding for the UN’s health agency as President […]

The world needs multilateralism to survive Covid

There is no other time than the current period in human history, when unity of purpose is being demanded from […]

Coronavirus pandemic could be over within two years – WHO head

The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) says he hopes the coronavirus pandemic will be over in under two […]

Pubs flouting government directives stare at final bell

Bars and other establishments flouting government directives and serving alcohol now risk losing their licences permanently, even as the number […]

United Nations chief backs global access to corona jab

London, Thursday United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Thursday said a new vaccine against the coronavirus had to be […]