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Ebola Outbreak In Parts Of Africa Prompts New Requirements For Travelers Arriving In U.S.

Ebola Outbreak In Parts Of Africa Prompts New Requirements For Travelers Arriving In U.S.

An Ebola outbreak in parts of Africa will now affect travelers coming into the United States. Starting Thursday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will require airlines to collect[Read More…]

by March 4, 2021 0 comments Lifestyle, Travel
COVID-19 vaccines touchdown in Sudan and Rwanda

COVID-19 vaccines touchdown in Sudan and Rwanda

In a boost for equitable distribution in Africa, 800,000 doses of the AstraZeneca shots touched down in Khartoum, making Sudan the first country in the Middle East and North Africa[Read More…]

by March 4, 2021 0 comments COVID-19 Updates
[DRC] New Ebola case detected in eastern Congo, health ministry says

[DRC] New Ebola case detected in eastern Congo, health ministry says

KINSHASA – A woman has contracted Ebola and died in a new case of the virus detected in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo near the city of Butembo, the health[Read More…]

by February 8, 2021 0 comments Lifestyle
UK defends Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine as South Africa suspends launch

UK defends Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine as South Africa suspends launch

South Africa on Sunday suspended Covid-19 vaccinations after a study showed the AstraZeneca/Oxford University inoculation failed to prevent mild and moderate cases of the virus variant that have appeared in[Read More…]

by February 8, 2021 0 comments COVID-19 Updates
Be Firm Vaccines Are Inappropriate – Tanzanian President To Citizens

Be Firm Vaccines Are Inappropriate – Tanzanian President To Citizens

Tanzanian leader John Magufuli has seemingly denied his countrymen the right to be vaccinated as he constantly said there is no corona in the East African nation, ABC News reports.[Read More…]

by February 3, 2021 0 comments COVID-19 Updates
Rwanda extends lockdown by 7 days

Rwanda extends lockdown by 7 days

Rwanda’s Kigali city will remain under lockdown for seven more days until February 7, as the government continues to do mass testing to curb rising coronavirus infections. The decision was[Read More…]

by February 3, 2021 0 comments Lifestyle
Kenya and DRC exploring visa-free entries to strengthen ties

Kenya and DRC exploring visa-free entries to strengthen ties

Kenya and the Democratic Republic of Congo are working on a visa-free entry deal, according to a statement by the Interior ministry. The ministry said the move will promote bilateral[Read More…]

by February 1, 2021 0 comments Lifestyle, Politics
‘Serena Williams is a mother, but she is still competitive,’ says Justine Henin

‘Serena Williams is a mother, but she is still competitive,’ says Justine Henin

Serena Williams’ former great rival Justine Henin believes that the American still has a shot at Majors, despite becoming a mom three years ago. Serena claimed her last Major crown[Read More…]

by February 1, 2021 0 comments Sports
Somalia hotel attack by Al Shabab kills nine people

Somalia hotel attack by Al Shabab kills nine people

Extremists wage violent insurgency across the Horn of Africa country. Nine people were killed when Al Shabab extremists attacked a hotel in Mogadishu on Sunday. The Al Qaeda-linked group started its attack with a[Read More…]

by February 1, 2021 0 comments Lifestyle
Irish man (40) dies after becoming ill on Mount Kenya

Irish man (40) dies after becoming ill on Mount Kenya

Kenya Wildlife Service said the man developed breathing problems during the climb An Irish man has died after becoming ill while climbing a mountain in Kenya. The Kenya Wildlife Service[Read More…]

by January 30, 2021 0 comments Lifestyle