Africa: Why Cranes Need to Correct Results On Final Straight
by Monitor on January 23, 2021 at 8:54 am
[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.
Africa: Beaten Cranes Leave Progress At CHAN to Last Game
by Monitor on January 23, 2021 at 8:42 am
[Monitor] By Andrew Mwanguhya
Africa: Stars in Must Win Duel Vs Namibia
by Daily News on January 23, 2021 at 7:03 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.
Africa: Uganda Stunned By Debutantes Togo in CHAN Thriller
by Capital FM on January 23, 2021 at 7:02 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.
Africa: Seven Things to Know About Covid-19 Variants in Africa
by WHO on January 23, 2021 at 6:41 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.
Africa: Readout of Vice President Harris’s Call with World Health Organization Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus JAN
by White House on January 22, 2021 at 5:12 pm
[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.
Africa: Governments Exploited Covid-19 to Crack Down on Human Rights – Report
by allAfrica on January 22, 2021 at 3:15 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.
Africa: Africa Cheers After U.S. Returns to World Health Organization
by Nation on January 22, 2021 at 12:29 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.
Africa: Kenya Tops Continent By a Mile in Internet Penetration
by Nation on January 22, 2021 at 12:28 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.
Africa: Over 2,8 Million Covid-19 Recoveries Across Continent
by allAfrica on January 22, 2021 at 8:32 am
[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.
Africa: Nigeria Customs Wants Role in AfCFTA Implementation Explained
by This Day on January 22, 2021 at 7:53 am
[This Day] Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has called for a proper explanation of its clear-cut roles in the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA).