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India's health ministry data showed nearly 315,000 new infections in the past 24 hours -- the most of any country since the pandemic began.  By Sajjad HUSSAIN (AFP/File)

India logs record new infections as Europe hopes peak may be over

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India posted a record rise in new coronavirus cases on Thursday, in an alarming surge being blamed on a double mutant ...

8 hours ago | Africa

A consortium of Africa rsquo;s multilateral institutions have jointly released the African Trade Finance Survey Repo ...

14 hours ago | Africa

More than 100,000 African and ethnic minority soldiers who died fighting for the British Empire in World War I were not ...

17 hours ago | Africa

Ousmane Djebare Djenepo, wearing sunglasses and an easy smile, stands upright to show off the mighty Niger River which i ...

Apr 21, 2021 | Africa

In collaboration with its partner, Folke Bernadotte Academy (FBA) the Department of Political Affairs, Peace and ...

Apr 21, 2021 | Africa

A growing number of countries are stamping out malaria, the World Health Organization said Wednesday, as it launched an ...

Apr 21, 2021 | Africa

A former DR Congo minister has been arrested in neighbouring Republic of Congo at the request of authorities in Kinshasa ...

Apr 21, 2021 | Africa

Oxygen supplies in Indian hospitals were running perilously low Wednesday as daily Covid-19 deaths surged past 2,000 for ...

Apr 21, 2021 | Africa

One year ago, crude oil prices plunged into the abyss, wiped out by the global coronavirus pandemic and disagreement wit ...

Apr 21, 2021 | Africa

Europe's medicines regulator said Tuesday that blood clots should be listed as a very rare side effect of Johnson Jo ...

Apr 20, 2021 | Africa

Europe's medicines regulator said Tuesday that blood clots should be listed as a very rare side effect of Johnson Jo ...

Apr 20, 2021 | Africa

Europe's drug regulator was expected to rule Tuesday on the safety of the Johnson Johnson Covid-19 vaccine after fears ...

Apr 20, 2021 | Africa

A sweeping fire on South Africa's iconic Table Mountain that choked Cape Town with smoke and destroyed several historic ...

Apr 20, 2021 | Africa

More than 260 non-governmental organisations signed an open letter Tuesday urging governments to donate $5.5 billion to ...

Apr 20, 2021 | Africa

Europe's drug regulator was expected to rule Tuesday on the safety of the Johnson Johnson Covid-19 vaccine after fears ...