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U.S. administered 300m COVID-19 vaccines in 150 days – Biden

U.S. promises to support African countries’ economic, political independence

The United States has promised to support African countries’ economic and political independence “in the face of undue foreign influence”. This is contained in the...
Coronavirus: Angola, first country in Eastern and Southern Africa region to receive COVAX vaccines

Coronavirus: Angola, first country in Eastern and Southern Africa region to...

Angola on Tuesday received 624,000 doses of the AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine from the Sérum Institute of India as part of the COVAX initiative, which aims...
Africa making progress in defeating malaria – AU

AU to meet on production of COVID-19 vaccines in Africa

Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, said the African Union Commission plans to hold a meeting on April 12 to establish a framework...
Africa’s COVID-19 cases surpass 4.83m – CDC

Africa’s COVID-19 toll passes 100,000 mark – Africa CDC

The number of COVID-19-inflicted deaths in Africa has reached 100,294 on Friday, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said. The total...
Africa’s COVID-19 cases surpass 4.83m – CDC

Vaccines to be delivered to 20 countries from next week –...

The distribution of the coronavirus vaccine across the African continent is to begin next week, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...
Afreximbank disburses $250m to Nigerian company to acquire 45% stake in oil lease

Afreximbank, association sign MoU to promote automotive industry in Africa

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) and the African Association of Automotive Manufacturers (AAAM) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the financing and...

Comedian ‘Mr Jollof’ urges Nigerians, Africans to appreciate kids given to...

A Nigerian comedian Freedom Atsepoyi, popularly known as ‘Mr Jollof’, has urged Nigerians, Africans to appreciate the kids God blessed them with regardless of...
Buhari, Osinbajo to pick dates to be vaccinated publicly

Africa marks 1 year of COVID-19 response – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, says Sunday marked one year since COVID-19 hit Africa. The UN health...
India’s COVID-19 death toll tops 300,000

Africa’s COVID-19 deaths hit 93,000

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, says there are over 93,000 deaths of COVID-19 recorded on the African...
Google earmarks $6m for female startups, entrepreneurs in Africa

Google hails expansion of digital technology footprint in Africa

American technology giant, Google, has expressed satisfaction at the pace of digital expansion in Africa since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. Google’s Chief Executive...

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