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Africa CDC: Only 1% of Africans have been fully vaccinated

    Africa CDC: Only 1% of Africans have been fully vaccinated

John Nkengasong, director of the Africa Centre for Disease Control (CDC), says only 1.19 percent of Africa’s population have been fully vaccinated against coronavirus. The low rate of vaccination raises

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Ripples Nigeria to hold data journalism masterclass

    Ripples Nigeria to hold data journalism masterclass

The Ripples Centre for Data and Investigative Journalism (RCDIJ) has announced its 2021 data masterclass for journalists. The training, which will hold on August 5, will target 30 journalists from

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Abdul Samad Rabiu donates N2.5bn to Kwara cancer centre

    Abdul Samad Rabiu donates N2.5bn to Kwara cancer centre

The Abdul Samad Rabiu Africa Initiative (ASR Africa) has announced the donation of oncology and diagnostic centre — largest in West Africa — to the Kwara state government. The centre

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COVID third wave: Infections spreading faster than ever in Africa, says WHO

    COVID third wave: Infections spreading faster than ever in Africa, says WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says Africa is experiencing a “speedy” spread in infection rates, as the continent battles a third wave of COVID-19. Matshidiso Moeti, WHO regional director for

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Akinwumi Adesina: G7 members agreed to allocate $100bn drawing rights for African countries

  Akinwumi Adesina: G7 members agreed to allocate $100bn drawing rights for African countries

Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), says G7 countries have agreed to allocate $100 billion special drawing

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Akinwumi Adesina: Africa should be producing — not begging for COVID vaccines

  Akinwumi Adesina: Africa should be producing — not begging for COVID vaccines

Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank, says the continent needs to start producing and not beg for COVID-19

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Google set to support African startups with $6m funding programmes

  Google set to support African startups with $6m funding programmes

Google has announced new initiatives to help African startups get access to capital and best of its resources. The programmes,

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WHO: COVID cases in Africa increased by 52% in one week — and it may get worse

  WHO: COVID cases in Africa increased by 52% in one week — and it may get worse

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says COVID-19 cases in Africa have increased by 52 percent in the past week. Tedros

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WHO: Africa experiencing full-blown third wave of COVID infections

  WHO: Africa experiencing full-blown third wave of COVID infections

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says Africa is currently experiencing a third wave of COVID-19 infections. Matshidiso Moeti, WHO regional

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APC is Africa’s largest party, says Buni

  APC is Africa’s largest party, says Buni

Mai Mala Buni, chairman of the caretaker committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says his party is the largest

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