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RWANDA – Delivery of 100,000 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

On Wednesday, 03 March 2021, Rwanda received 100,000 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. It thus became the first country in Africa to...

MOROCCO – Bill to legalize the therapeutic use of cannabis under review

The Moroccan government is studying, this Thursday, March 04, 2021, a bill on the legal use of cannabis. A decision that is...

SENEGAL – Six girls victims of an excision that went wrong

It is in Boune, in the department of Dakar that six girls aged between 7 and 9 years were victims, this...

AFRICA – More than 100 thousand deaths due to Coronavirus

The African continent, which seemed to have more or less mastered the first wave of Covid-19 contamination, is being ravaged by...

SENEGAL – Receipt of the first doses of vaccine-19

Senegal is awaiting, on Wednesday, February 17, 2021, the receipt of the first doses of anti-Covid vaccines to arrive by Air...

RWANDA: Covid-19 vaccination begins with U.S. Moderna vaccine

On Sunday, February 14, 2021, the Rwandan Ministry of Health announced the official launch of the national Covid-19 vaccination program. The country...

ALGERIA: Epidemiological balance stable despite slight episodic increases

Algeria’s epidemic curve has been stable for several months, which marks an improvement in the situation with contamination currently at 238 cases...

AFRICA: Mortality up as Africa marks year of COVID-19 according to WHO

Deaths due to COVID-19 have skyrocketed 40% in Africa over the past month, bringing the number of victims closer to the...

NIGERIA: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to take over WTO Leadership

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is expected to be the next Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO). She is now the only candidate...

SOUTH AFRICA: Astra/Zeneca vaccine temporarily suspended

South Africa has decided to suspend the vaccine developed by the Astra/Zeneca-Oxford laboratories following a study by the University of Witwatersrand...

SENEGAL: The Covid-19 Curve Continues to Rise

Senegal is facing a second wave of uncontrollable Covid-19 contamination. Despite the various measures taken by the government to break the...

SOUTH AFRICA: One million doses of received anti-Covid vaccine

South Africa received its first doses of the British AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine produced in India. It was President Cyril Ramaphosa who himself carried...

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