CORONAVIRUS

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Moderna signs MOU with Kenya for first mRNA facility in Africa

Pharmaceutical giant Moderna has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Kenya’s government for its first mRNA vaccine...

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WORLD BANK PRESS RELEASE: Global Community Steps Up with $93 Billion Support Package to Boost Resilient Recovery in World’s Poorest Countries

$23.5 billion in donor contributions to IDA, World Bank fund for the poor WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2021 – The World Bank today announced a $93 billion replenishment package of the International Development Association (IDA) to help low-income countries respond to...

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Alarm Over New COVID Variant In South Africa

Scientists have said a new Covid variant that carries an “extremely high number” of mutations may drive further...

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COVID-19: African Heads of State Attend IDA Summit

Several African leaders on Thursday, 15 July 2021 attended the International Development Association (IDA) for Africa summit in...

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COVID-19: UNILAG Shuts Down Campus, Virtual Lectures To Resume 26th July.

Following a surge in the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the emerging third wave of the pandemic...

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Governor Sanwo-Olu Warns Of COVID-19 Third Wave In Lagos

Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu says the COVID-19 isolation centres in the state have recorded a 5% ...

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South Africa to Dispose of 2 Million Contaminated J&J Vaccines

South Africa will dispose of 2 million Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccines following a U.S. ruling that ingredients...

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South Africa Suspends Use of J&J vaccine over Fears Of Blood Clot

South Africa has suspended giving Johnson & Johnson vaccine shots as a “precautionary measure” whilst the company delayed...

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President Muhammadu Buhari And Vice President Yemi Osinbajo Receive COVID-19 Vaccines

President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo both took the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines on Saturday at the...

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More African Countries Are Now Receiving COVID-19 Vaccines

  The World Health Organization says COVID-19 vaccine distribution in African countries is accelerating and hopeful signs are...