Monday , July 26 2021

Africa

COVAX offers hope of vaccine equality with roll out across Africa

“We have been fighting this virus, but we have been fighting it with rubber bullets,” said Kenya’s Minister of Health Mutahi Kagwe. “But what we have received here is equivalent, metaphorically speaking, to acquisition of machine guns, bazookas, and tanks to fight this war against Covid-19.” Kenya received the initial …

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Ethiopia: After CNN reveals Tigray massacre UN rights chief says war crimes may have been committed

On Thursday, Michelle Bachelet said there was a need for an “independent, objective assessment” of the situation on the ground in Tigray, given the “deeply distressing reports of sexual and gender-based violence, extrajudicial killings, widespread destruction and looting of public and private property by all parties.” “Credible information also continues …

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Nigeria: 42 people including students abducted last week released

The released group included 27 students, teachers and family members, the state government said in a statement at the time of the kidnapping. The gunmen, wearing military fatigues according to witnesses, stormed the Government Science Secondary School Kagara on February 17. A student who died during the attack was named …

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