CORONAVIRUS

27-Jan-2022 to 14:14

Rwanda eases COVID-19-related nightly curfew up to midnight

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandan authorities on Thursday eased the country's COVID-19-related curfew 00:00-04:00 instead of 22:00-04:00.

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24-Jan-2022 to 10:36

S/Africa's ruling ANC wants Covid-19 aid extended beyond March

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s ruling African National Congress party is considering requesting government to extend its Covid-19 economic aid to the country’s poorest beyond March this year, party leader Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Monday.

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18-Jan-2022 to 11:50

Covid-19 pandemic still taking its toll on employment - UN

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — A return to pre-pandemic employment levels is not expected before 2023, according to the International Labour Organisation (ILO).

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16-Jan-2022 to 20:22

Rwanda: 8 medical practitioners charged over misusing Covid-19 vaccines

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Eight medical practitioners in Rwanda were arrested over embezzling Covid-19 kits and misuse of vaccines, a judicial source revealed Sunday.

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16-Jan-2022 to 20:19

US donates 1 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to Rwanda

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The U.S. Embassy in Kigali, Rwanda on Sunday announced the new shipment of more than one million doses of COVID-19 vaccines as part of Biden-Harris Administration’s global efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

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16-Jan-2022 to 16:16

J&J vaccine effective against Omicron - SA study

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The Johnson & Johnson vaccine given to South African health care workers is effective against the Covid-19 Omicron variant during a recent study, scientists said on Saturday.

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15-Jan-2022 to 13:47

S/Africa extends Covid-19 state of disaster

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s National State of Disaster on Covid-19 has been extended to 15 February this year, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has announced.

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