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Healthccare worker Caryn Blair (R) administers a Covid-19 vaccine to Nicolas Gonzalez Marcelino at Florida Memorial University Vaccination Site in Miami Gardens, Florida on April 14, 2021.  By CHANDAN KHANNA (AFP)

EU to get 50 million Pfizer doses early as US prolongs J&J pause

6 hours ago | Africa

The European Union said Wednesday that it is expecting 50 million Pfizer coronavirus vaccine doses earlier than expected ...

6 hours ago | Africa

Researchers on Thursday reported the first clinical evidence that drug-resistant mutations of the parasite responsible f ...

14 hours ago | Africa

Dozens of anguished parents and teachers, some in tears, gathered Wednesday at a school in Niger where a horrific blaze ...

14 hours ago | Africa

From the outside, the house is a typical upmarket residence in Niamey, but inside it looks like no other. Three drone ...

14 hours ago | Africa

The EU said Wednesday it would get 50 million Pfizer vaccine doses earlier than expected, as rival drugmaker AstraZeneca ...

23 hours ago | Africa

Seven years after hundreds of schoolgirls were abducted by Boko Haram jihadists in Chibok, northeast Nigeria, more than ...

Apr 14, 2021 | Africa

Among covid patients, a lack of exercise is linked to more severe symptoms and a higher risk of death, according to a st ...

Apr 13, 2021 | Africa

US health authorities on Tuesday recommended pausing the Johnson Johnson Covid shot over blood clot fears, with the co ...

Apr 13, 2021 | Africa

US health authorities on Tuesday recommended a pause in the use of the Johnson Johnson vaccine over blood clot fears, ...

Apr 13, 2021 | Africa

12 April 2021, Accra ndash; African women represent more than 70 per cent of workers in the informal sector. How ...

Apr 13, 2021 | Africa

Surging coronavirus cases in many parts of the world overshadowed the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan on Tuesd ...

Apr 13, 2021 | Africa

Some 50 NGOs on Tuesday called for a fresh approach to fighting jihadism in Africa's vast Sahel region, including dialog ...

Apr 13, 2021 | Africa

Saudi Arabia, home to Islam's holiest shrines, announced that the holy fasting month of Ramadan will start on Tuesday, a ...

Apr 13, 2021 | Africa

Twitter announced Monday it was recruiting eleven people in Ghana, the company's first hires on the African continent, a ...

Apr 12, 2021 | Africa

Microsoft will acquire artificial intelligence and cloud computing company Nuance for $19.7 billion, bolstering its heal ...