July 12, 2021

WHO chief scientist warns against mixing and matching Covid vaccines

The World Health Organization’s chief scientist on Monday advised against people mixing and matching COVID-19 vaccines from different manufacturers, calling it a “dangerous trend” since there […]
July 12, 2021

State of emergency begins in host city Tokyo as Olympic Games near

Olympic host city Tokyo entered a new state of emergency on Monday, less than two weeks before the Games begin amid worries about whether the measures […]
July 12, 2021

Africa CDC condemns Canada’s decision to deny entry to unvaccinated travelers

The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) has criticized a move by Canada to block international travelers who have not taken a COVID-19 […]
July 12, 2021

Lack of COVID awareness at Euro 2020 final ‘devastating’ – WHO

A WHO epidemiologist said she had been devastated to watch unmasked crowds singing and shouting at the Euro 2020 soccer final in London on Sunday, expressing concerns […]
July 12, 2021

Thousands of Cubans take to the streets to demand the end of dictatorship

In an unprecedented display of anger and frustration, thousands of people took to the streets Sunday in cities and towns across Cuba, including Havana, to call […]
July 12, 2021

Nigeria won’t need external borrowings if foreign countries return Abacha loot, others –ICPC

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission says Nigeria won’t need external loans if stolen monies stashed away in foreign banks by corrupt politicians […]
July 12, 2021

Euro 2020 final: Racial slurs trail Saka, others as Italy trounce England

England players Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka have been racially abused after the Euro 2020 final loss to Italy. The three players who came […]
July 12, 2021

South Africa faces fourth day of unrest after Zuma jailing

Buildings were set on fire and properties looted in South Africa on Monday as unrest sparked by the jailing of ex-president Jacob Zuma last week continued […]

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