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African countries acquire close to 60m COVID-19 vaccines

African countries to receive first U.S. donated COVID-19 vaccines in days...

U.S. officials and the Gavi vaccine alliance on Friday said about 50 African countries will receive 25 million COVID-19 vaccine doses donated by the United...
FG reaffirms commitment to fund unity schools

Out-of-School Children: Nigeria has the highest number in sub-Saharan Africa –...

The Minister of State, Education, Mr Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, said that Nigeria has the highest number of Out-of-School Children in sub-Saharan Africa. Nwajiuba stated this during...
COVID-19 vaccine: U.S. shares 55m doses globally, Africa gets 10m

COVID-19 vaccine: U.S. shares 55m doses globally, Africa gets 10m

U.S. President, Joe Biden, on Monday announced plans to allocate 55 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to the world, nothing that 10 million doses...
Google earmarks $6m for female startups, entrepreneurs in Africa

Google earmarks $6m for female startups, entrepreneurs in Africa

Google on Monday said it has renewed its commitment to support startups in Africa with a combined six million dollars funding to startups founders...
African countries acquire close to 60m COVID-19 vaccines

African countries acquire close to 60m COVID-19 vaccines

African countries have acquired around 59.9 million COVID-19 vaccines so far, according to the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC). The Africa...
146m Africans die yearly from tobacco-related diseases - WHO

146m Africans die yearly from tobacco-related diseases – WHO

The World Health Organisation has revealed that no fewer than 146 million Africans die annually from tobacco related disease. Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director...
WHO identifies COVID-19 delta variant in 85 countries

Risk of COVID-19 surge threatens Africa’s health facilities – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says as the risk of a surge in COVID-19 cases increases, African countries must urgently boost critical care...

East Africa records increased demand for camel milk to fight COVID-19

The demand for camel milk has gone up in Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda in the past year, amid a quest to boost immunity against...
Latest FIFA Rankings for African countries

Latest FIFA Rankings for African countries

The following are the latest FIFA rankings for African countries, published in Zurich, Switzerland, on Thursday. World ranking African ranking ...
AfDB to invest $3bn in Africa’s pharmaceutical industry

AfDB to invest $3bn in Africa’s pharmaceutical industry

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has said it would invest 3 billion dollars to build Africa’s pharmaceutical industry in the next 10 years. President of...

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