African countries in ground-breaking COVID-19 vaccine initiative

While the race to find safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines continues, African countries are signing up to a ground-breaking initiative, which aims to secure...

Rotary congratulates Africa on becoming wild poliovirus-free

Rotary and its partners in the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) are proud to announce an historic public health achievement as the World Health...

AfDB supports Ghana’s COVID-19 response plan with $69 million grant

The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund (ADF) on Friday approved a $69 million grant to support Ghana’s efforts to tackle the...

AIF unveils COVID-19 response to support Africa’s private sector

Increased and decisive investment will be the channel for Africa’s economic recovery post COVID-19, partners of the Africa Investment Forum said on Friday, expressing...

Group strengthens Rivers, Enugu states against COVID-19

The private sector Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) yesterday supported the fight against the Coronavirus scourge with the handover of fully equipped isolation centre in...

Dangote Foundation, 54gene Lab to conduct COVID-19 test in Kano

The Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) has contracted 54Gene, a molecular diagnostics company specialized in research, and diagnostics, to immediately set up a 400 test/day...

Innovative tech, connectivity key to fighting COVID-19 in Africa

Dealing with the health and economic challenges of COVID-19 has made one point abundantly clear for African countries – “that we need broadband, faster,...

COVID-19: Lagos raises hope for states, says Boss Mustapha

  Lagos State Government has earned a remarkable commendation for its response strategy deployed to curtail the spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the...

WHO expresses concern as COVID-19 cases accelerate in Africa

With more than 6000 COVID-19 cases reported in Africa, the virus is threatening fragile health systems on the continent. Infections are increasingly spreading not...

SERAP seeks weekly publication of spending details on COVID-19

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the Federal Government to “publish weekly details of exact funds and other resources allocated by...

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