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Britain helps Kenya prepare for roll-out of coronavirus vaccine

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Britain said on Wednesday it was helping Kenya prepare to roll out the Covid-19 vaccine developed by Astrazeneca and Oxford University, as African nations race...
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Zambia president fires health minister

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Zambia’s presidency on Sunday announced the sacking of the country’s health minister, arrested for alleged graft last year but cleared of charges. Chitalu Chilufya, 48,...
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Egypt to probe four coronavirus deaths due to alleged lack of oxygen

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Egyptian prosecutors opened an investigation into the deaths on Sunday of at least four coronavirus patients at a public Egyptian hospital, after a video of...
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South Africa tightens restrictions amid surge in coronavirus cases

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South Africa has announced tighter restrictions once again to combat the increase in coronavirus infections driven by a faster-spreading new variant. Among other restrictions announced...
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Germany extends entry ban on Britons, South Africans over new coronavirus strain

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Germany on Tuesday extended a ban on arrivals from Britain and South Africa until January 6 after a new more infectious coronavirus strain appeared in...
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Coronavirus: Five countries block flights from South Africa

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Five countries on Monday announced that they have banned flights from South Africa following the discovery of a new variant of the coronavirus. South African...
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Kenyan doctors go on strike protesting inadequate benefits, PPE

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Kenyan doctors working in government hospitals began a countrywide strike on Monday over inadequate insurance benefits and lack of protective equipment while treating Covid-19 patients,...
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Tanzania ‘chooses local herbs over coronavirus vaccine’

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Tanzania has reportedly said it has no plans to import Covid-19 vaccines, instead, pinning its hopes on research into “local herbs”. In an interview with...
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Eswatini premier dies of coronavirus

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The government of Eswatini says Prime Minister Ambrose Dlamini has died, four weeks after he tested positive for coronavirus. A government statement said Dlamini, 52,...
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Rwanda to offer free coronavirus vaccination – minister

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The Rwandan government says it will offer free Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination to citizens after the country receives the vaccine next year. Rwandan Health Minister Daniel...