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Surging Covid-19 Cases Overwhelm Algerian Hospitals

Public hospitals have run out of oxygen as the highly transmissible Delta variant of Covid-19 ravages the country. The post Surging Covid-19 Cases Overwhelm Algerian Hospitals appeared first on Zenger News.

Stung By Covid-19 ‘Vaccine Apartheid’, African Nations Build Own Vaccine Factories

Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda are setting up vaccine factories using mRNA technology. The post Stung By Covid-19 ‘Vaccine Apartheid’, African Nations Build Own Vaccine Factories appeared first on Zenger News.

Botswanan President Terms Covid-19 Covax Facility A ‘Scam’

Officials say the country has contributed more than $10.3 million to the Covax facility but received few doses.  The post Botswanan President Terms Covid-19 Covax Facility A ‘Scam’ appeared first on Zenger News.

School Fees Pain For Kenyan Parents As Covid-19 Pandemic Bites

A tight academic calendar and extra costs due to Covid-19 safety measures burden parents. The post School Fees Pain For Kenyan Parents As Covid-19 Pandemic Bites appeared first on Zenger News.

Over 800 Ugandans Injected With Water In Covid-19 Vaccination Scam

Scammers charged between $22 and $141 for a single bogus shot. The post Over 800 Ugandans Injected With Water In Covid-19 Vaccination Scam appeared first on Zenger News.

Ugandan Parents Fear Covid-19 Pandemic Lockdown Will Spur Teen Pregnancies 

Over 2,300 school girls were impregnated during first lockdown between March and September 2020.  The post Ugandan Parents Fear Covid-19 Pandemic Lockdown Will Spur Teen Pregnancies  appeared first on Zenger News.

Zimbabwean President Fears US, West Will Use Covid-19 Vaccines To Topple Him

Harare has spurned Covid-19 vaccines from the US and West in favor of Russian, Chinese, and Indian shots. The post Zimbabwean President Fears US, West Will Use Covid-19 Vaccines To Topple Him appeared first on Zenger News.

Ghanaian School Girls Tackle Covid-19 With Touchless Sanitizer Dispenser Invention

Their innovation came days after 136 students of Achimota School in Accra tested positive for Covid-19 on July 4, 2021. The post Ghanaian School Girls Tackle Covid-19 With Touchless Sanitizer Dispenser Invention appeared first on Zenger News.

Tunisian President Sacks Prime Minister, Freezes Parliament

The sacking of Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi follows violent protests over the government's handling of the pandemic. The post Tunisian President Sacks Prime Minister, Freezes Parliament appeared first on Zenger News.

Young Kenyan Doctor Wins WHO Director-General Award 

Jemima Kariuki, 28, founded a project to help pregnant women get safe deliveries during Covid-19 lockdown in Kenya. The post Young Kenyan Doctor Wins WHO Director-General Award  appeared first on Zenger News.

Outrage As Ugandan Private Hospitals Inflate Bills For Covid-19 Patients

Government says the law does not allow it to regulate medical fees charged by private hospitals. The post Outrage As Ugandan Private Hospitals Inflate Bills For Covid-19 Patients appeared first on Zenger News.

Elephant Dung Soap Is Cleaning Up As A Beauty Treatment 

Kenya's Maasai women have turned traditional soap into a product that softens skin, cures spots and even drives off mosquitos. The post Elephant Dung Soap Is Cleaning Up As A Beauty Treatment  appeared first on Zenger News.
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