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Covax details rollout of 238 million vaccine doses

Pakistan, Nigeria and Indonesia will each received more than 10 million doses from the Covax scheme.The Covax scheme will distribute ...

Nigeria receives over 3 million 'Covishield' vaccine

Abuja [Nigeria], March 2 (ANI): Nigeria on Tuesday received 3.92 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine 'Covishield' from the Serum Institute ...

Nigeria receives nearly four million free Covax vaccines

Nigeria has received 3.94 million Covid-19 vaccines from Covax.The vaccines are the first of 16 million doses that Covax plans ...

Sudan, Egypt chiefs of army staff sign agreement

Khartoum [Sudan], March 2 (ANI/Sputnik): Egypt and Sudan on Tuesday signed an agreement for military cooperation throughout a visit of ...

Nigeria receives Made-in-India COVID-19 vaccines

Abuja [Nigeria], March 2 (ANI): External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar on Tuesday informed that Nigeria received the Made-in-India COVID-19 ...

International Adoptions in Europe Under Scrutiny

LONDON - International adoptions are under scrutiny after the Netherlands halted them because of an inquiry that revealed serious misconduct. ...

Nigerian Gunmen Release Kidnapped Schoolgirls

Nigerian security officials say gunmen have released hundreds of schoolgirls recently kidnapped from a school in the northern part of ...

Jihadists attack UN base in Nigeria, trapping 25 aid workers

Islamic State militants attacked a UN in Nigeria.Humanitarian sources say 25 aid workers are trapped.Military reinforcements have been sent to ...

Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirl's Released

Nigerian security officials say gunmen have released hundreds of schoolgirls recently kidnapped from a school in the northern part of ...

COVAX Supplied Coronavirus Vaccinations Underway in Africa

A mass vaccination effort against COVID-19 is getting underway in Africa this week through the World Health Organization's COVAX initiative.The ...

Ethiopia postpones voters' registration for elections

Addis Ababa [Ethiopia], March 2 (ANI/Xinhua): Ethiopia's agency to manage elections on Monday announced the postponement of voters' registration for ...

We sink or we swim together: 5 things you need to know about COVAX

COVAX has been trending in stories about the COVID-19 pandemic in recent days, particularly in relation to the shipment of ...

Biden Begins Fence-Mending with Mexico

WHITE HOUSE - Rather than talk of bigger walls, the American president did some fence-mending on Monday with his counterpart ...

China marches on to militarism and totalitarianism

Hong Kong, March 2 (ANI): There is growing alarm at the inexorable rise of China, both of its military prowess ...

Greek analysts calls for Indo-Greek alliance

New Delhi [India], March 2 (ANI): Amid reports indicating the growing closeness between Turkey and Pakistan, Greek analysts have called ...

World won't vanquish virus this year, says WHO

WHO emergencies director Michael Ryan said the world will not vanquish the Covid-19 pandemic this year.Ryan said WHO's focus was ...

FIFA favours Patrice Motsepe for CAF presidency

FIFA have asked three candidates to back South Africa's Patrice Motsepe in the up-coming Confederation of African Football (CAF) presidential ...

Red Bulls sign M Youba Diarra on loan from RB Salzburg

The New York Red Bulls acquired midfielder Youba Diarra on loan from Red Bull Salzburg of the Austrian Bundesliga. The ...

New coronavirus variant: here is what scientists know about B1525

A coronavirus variant called B1525 has become one of the most recent additions to the global variant watch list and ...

STL wins $100 million deals in Middle East and Africa

Dubai [UAE], March 1 (ANI): Leading integrator of data networks Sterlite Technologies Ltd (STL) on Monday announced major new deals ...

Nigeria: Parents Anxiously Await Return of 300 Abducted Girls

Nigerian parents waited anxiously Sunday outside the school their daughters were taken from, amid rumors of their release and heavy ...

Orioles' Trey Mancini singles in first at-bat since cancer treatment

Baltimore Orioles first baseman Trey Mancini singled in his first at-bat since being treated for cancer in the team's spring ...

'Not a Good Idea:' Experts Concerned about Pope Trip to Iraq

VATICAN CITY - Infectious disease experts are expressing concern about Pope Francis' upcoming trip to Iraq, given a sharp rise ...

Hezbollah and Israel's richest were both welcome at a DRC bank

Swiss-based Afriland First Group SA star's performer is its banking unit in the Democratic Republic of Congo.Information provided by whistleblowers ...

Hunt: The playing fields are level

Kaizer Chiefs coach Gavin Hunt is looking forward to a strong performance from his side in their CAF Champions League ...

FROM THE FIELD: Adapting to survive and thrive in Ghana

In the West African country of Ghana, many people from farming backgrounds are forced to find new ways to survive, ...

Why Eritrean refugees choose the risky migration to Europe

In November 2020, fighting in the Tigray region of Ethiopia destroyed a secondary school which opened in 2018 in the ...

Nigerian schoolboys freed as forces search for 300 abducted girls

27 Nigerian teenage boys have been released after being kidnapped from their school last week.One boy was killed during the ...

First Person: Yemen cannot even afford to worry about the coronavirus

In Yemen, whose people are living through a long-running, brutal war, which has led to the world's worst humanitarian crisis, ...

Nigerian Bandits Blame Crime on Government Neglect

SUBUBU FOREST, ZAMFARA STATE, NIGERIA - In Nigeria, Friday's predawn abduction of 317 female students from a government school in ...

Somalia Issues First License to Mobile Money Service

Somali officials on Saturday issued the country's first license to a mobile money service, bringing regulation to the widely used ...

After guilty verdict, Sarkozy faces more trials and tribulations

Nicolas Sarkozy's prison sentence for corruption and influence-peddling marks a legal landmark for postwar France. But things could get worse ...

After guilty verdict, Sarkozy faces further trials and tribulations

Nicolas Sarkozy's prison sentence for corruption and influence-peddling marks a legal landmark for postwar France. But things could get worse ...

Ghana's President gets Covid-19 jab to encourage vaccination drive

In an effort to allay Ghanaians' vaccine fears, President Nana Akufo-Addo has taken the Covid-19 jab on live television, hoping ...

Nigeria gunmen release hundreds of kidnapped girls

All 279 girls kidnapped from their boarding school in northern Nigeria at the weekend have been released and are on ...

Chad opposition chief flees after security operation kills two

Chadian opposition figure and presidential candidate Yaya Dillo has fled his home, a day after his residence was the scene ...

Jihadists kill nine people in Mali's Mopti region

Nine people were killed in central Mali on Sunday by suspected jihadists, according to local officials, in two separate attacks ...

Western Sahara returns to European Court of Justice

Luxembourg (AFP)The European Court of Justice is next week to discuss EU-Morocco accords allowing Rabat to export goods from Western ...

Indianapolis Colts 2021 Mock Draft Monday: March 1

The Colts have the 21st-overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft. Which players do various draft experts believe will land ...

The Blitz: Monday March 1

Travis Wingfield Salute to ServiceBefore being selected in the seventh round of the 2020 NFL Draft by the Miami Dolphins ...

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Largest Chinese oil company, called government tool, faces delisting b

NEW YORK, New York: After delisting three of China's biggest telecommunications companies this year - China Mobile, China Telecom, and ...

Wider distribution of Johnson & Johnson vaccine expected this week

FRESNO COUNTY, California: There is new hope for those anxiously awaiting the coronavirus vaccine, as thousands of doses of the ...

Officials act to stop clinic vaccinations due to complaints

A California healthcare provider is no longer receiving supplies of COVID vaccinations after their staff members allegedly allowed ineligible people ...

Shortage of chips slowing production at Tesla, other manufacturers

FREMONT, California: After a two-day shutdown due to parts shortages, Tesla's Fremont, California plant reopened on Wednesday, Chief Executive Officer ...

California court seeks to end confusion over owning gun magazines

SAN FRANCISCO, California: A U.S. Court of Appeals said on Thursday that it would reconsider an earlier decision that California ...

Costco starting wage to be $1 per hour more than Walmart

WASHINGTON, DC: Joining other major U.S. retailers who have announced a hike in minimum wage for employees, Costco has said ...

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