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Wed, 19 Jan 2022 07:22:31 GMT
Africa: Over 206 Million Covid-19 Vaccinations Administered Across Continent
[allAfrica] As of January 19, 2022, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 10,401,495 while overĀ 206,390,122 vaccinations have been administered across the continent.

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 09:40:19 GMT
Zimbabwe: Travellers Fail to Access New E-Passports
[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabweans seeking new electronic passports (e-passports) are failing to access the travel documents with officials at the Registrar General's (RG's) Office saying they were unaware when they will start issuing them.

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 06:41:59 GMT
Nigeria: How Muslims, Christians Work for Peace in Troubled Plateau State
[Premium Times] Years of ethnic and religious crises in Plateau State have thought residents to live among their own people.

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 08:53:09 GMT
Africa: Seychelles' Passport Still Africa's No 1, Travel to 152 Countries Visa-Free
[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles' passport remains the most powerful on the African continent for a consecutive year while moving up one place in a global ranking recently published by Henley and Partners for the first quarter of 2022.

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 06:52:54 GMT
Somalia: Suicide Bombing Kills At Least Four People in Capital
[VOA] At least four people were killed and more than 10 others injured after a suicide bomber detonated an explosive vest at a tea shop outside an army training center in Mogadishu's Wadajir district, police said.

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Wed, 19 Jan 2022 10:05:31 +0000 | Four French soldiers wounded in Burkina Faso bomb blast: army
Four French soldiers were wounded in an improvised explosive device blast in northern Burkina Faso, France's military told AFP on Tuesday evening.

Tue, 18 Jan 2022 17:44:49 +0000 | Ten killed by floods in Madagascar capital
At least 10 people have died in flash floods triggered by torrential rain that battered Madagascar's capital Antananarivo overnight, an interior ministry official said.

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Tue, 18 Jan 2022 16:36:04 +0000 | Humanitarian crisis bailout: UN makes R2.4b available in areas where 'suffering is alarmingly high'
A total of 13 countries drawn from central, across northern Sub-Saharan Africa, Central America, the Middle East, Asia and the Caribbean will get a share of the R2.4 billion ($150 million).

Tue, 18 Jan 2022 15:31:23 +0000 | US deploys new ambassador to Sudan as uprising against coup rages
The US has appointed a new ambassador to Sudan at a time when its special envoy to the Horn of Africa is meeting Sudanese civic society in Saudi Arabia.

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Wed, 19 Jan 2022 05:57:47 GMT
Rwanda: People Forcibly Vaccinated Against Covid-19 - Reports
[DW] Although Rwanda says it will not mandate people to take COVID-19 vaccines, some residents -- especially in rural areas -- say officials have been forcing Rwandans to take the jabs.

Tue, 18 Jan 2022 12:44:52 GMT
Tanzania: Tanzania, Burundi Standard Gauge Railway - Why It Matters
[Daily News] SOME economic and transport professionals on Monday welcomed the signed agreement between Tanzania and Burundi for the construction of railway to link the two countries, saying the envisaged infrastructure will significantly boost trade ...

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 04:35:10 GMT
Gabon/Morocco: Morocco Seal Top Spot With Hard-Fought Draw Against Gabon
[CAF] The Atlas Lions of Morocco twice came from behind to draw Gabon 2-2 and finish top of Group C at the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations, Cameroon 2021.

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 09:05:37 GMT
Rwanda: A Look At Rwandan Referees Who Have Officiated at Afcon Finals
[New Times] Rwandan referee Salma Mukansanga made history on Tuesday, becoming the first woman to officiate a match as a center referee at the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals.

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 08:43:55 GMT
Rwanda: Rwandan Firm Looks to Extend New Pan-African Payment System to Region
[New Times] RSwitch Ltd, Rwanda's e-payment operator mandated to expand the financial services ecosystem by delivering interoperable solutions, plans to take the Pan-African Payments and Settlement System (PAPSS), to countries in East, Central and So...