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Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases near 3.9m – Africa CDC

The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention said the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent has reached 3,891,047. According to the continental disease control and prevention agency’s COVID-19 dashboard, the death toll related to the pandemic stood at 103,519 so far. A total of 3,463,677 people infected with COVID-19 had recovered
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AfCFTA team to sensitise Fintechs, others in Lagos

AfCFTA: Mapping Nigeria’s foray into Africa’s single market

By Yinka Kolawole The African Continental Free Trade Agreement, AfCFTA, is a continent-wide trade pact aimed at tearing down barriers to commerce among African countries. It is focused on trade liberalisation across the continent and provides for progressive elimination of tariff and non-tariff barriers and development and promotion of regional and continental value chains. The
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Ebola: DRC to declare outbreak over in 6 days — WHO

Ebola: profile of a prolific killer

A factfile on the Ebola virus that has plunged Guinea into an “epidemic situation” according to a senior health official, and which has killed more than 15,000 people since 1976. – Origins – Ebola was first identified in central Africa in 1976. The tropical virus was named after a river in the Democratic Republic of
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Africa in the dawn of an epoch

By Clarius Ugwuoha THE COVID-19 pandemic was a wakeup call for Africa and the entire world – to innovate and change many archaic ways of doing things. This guarantees minimum impact on workforce and the entire populace in the face of sudden monumental lockdowns and other events of coordinate proportion. When the Human Immuno-deficiency Virus
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Africa CDC, Vaccine trials

Africa records higher death rates during coronavirus ‘second wave’

Health systems in Africa hobbled by shortages of oxygen and other resources are struggling with Covid’s “second wave,” pushing the fatality rate above the global average, the continent’s health watchdog said Thursday. Africa has so far recorded around 3.3 million cases of Covid-19 and nearly 82,000 deaths, according to the Africa Centres for Disease Control
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