Africa

[Monitor] Uganda, Togo, Morocco and Rwanda were all heading to the pitch for their second Group C games of the African Nations Championship (Chan) last night as we published this.
Posted: January 23, 2021, 8:54 am
[Monitor] By Andrew Mwanguhya
Posted: January 23, 2021, 8:42 am
[Daily News] Taifa Stars face a must win task against Namibia to rekindle their hopes of reaching into the quarterfinals of the progressing Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) in Cameroon tonight.
Posted: January 23, 2021, 7:03 am
[Capital FM] Duala, Cameroon -- Debutantes Togo stunned Uganda 2-1 in Group C of the African Nations Championship (CHAN) match of stunning goals at the tournament in Cameroon on Friday.
Posted: January 23, 2021, 7:02 am
[WHO] Brazzaville -- New COVID-19 variants have emerged in Africa as the continent records a new peak in infections. While virus mutations are not unusual, those that are more infectious are worrisome. Professor Francisca Mutapi, Professor in Global Health Infection and Immunity, University of Edinburgh, explains the implications of SARS-CoV-2 variants and what African countries can do to respond.
Posted: January 23, 2021, 6:41 am
[White House] Washington, DC -- Vice President Kamala Harris spoke by phone today with World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to discuss the decision by the United States to reverse its withdrawal from the WHO in one of the first acts following inauguration, fulfill its financial obligations, and work as a constructive partner to strengthen and reform the WHO.
Posted: January 22, 2021, 5:12 pm
[allAfrica] Cape Town -- Covid-19 and the emergency measures taken to combat it have affected the poor in Africa particularly badly, and some governments have exploited the pandemic to restrict human rights, says a leading rights expert on Africa.
Posted: January 22, 2021, 3:15 pm
[Nation] African countries say the US' return to the World Health Organization will be crucial to the global fight against the Covid-19 pandemic and other future infections.
Posted: January 22, 2021, 12:29 pm
[Nation] Kenya recorded the highest internet penetration rate in Africa in the year 2020. This is according to a ranking by Internet World Stats (IWS), showing that 87.2 percent of the country's population was connected to the internet.
Posted: January 22, 2021, 12:28 pm
[allAfrica] As of January 22, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 3,364,291. Reported deaths in Africa reached 82,789 and 2,809,930 people have recovered.
Posted: January 22, 2021, 8:32 am

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