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Macron Hosts Summit On Post-Covid Africa Finance

French President Emmanuel Macron Tuesday hosts African leaders and chiefs of global financial institutions for a summit meeting that will seek to provide Africa with critical financing swept away by the Covid-19 pandemic. Africa has so far been less badly hit by the pandemic than other global regions — with a total of 130,000 dead […]Read More

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U.S. Reverses stance, backs giving Poorer Countries Access to COVID

President Joe Biden on Wednesday threw his support behind waiving intellectual property rights for COVID-19 vaccines, bowing to mounting pressure from Democratic lawmakers and more than 100 other countries, but angering pharmaceutical companies. Biden voiced his support for a waiver – a sharp reversal of the previous U.S. position – in remarks to reporters, followed […]Read More

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US, Britain Rush Supplies To Virus-Stricken India

The US and Britain rushed ventilators and vaccine materials to India Monday as the country battles a catastrophic, record-breaking coronavirus wave that has overwhelmed hospitals and set crematoriums working at full capacity. A surge in recent days has seen patients’ families taking to social media to beg for oxygen supplies and locations of available hospital […]Read More

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Press Statement On Conclusion Of First Half, Phase One Covid

HIGHLIGHTS Lagos Concludes First Dose Vaccination Exercise. Over 257,000 Persons Inoculated Second Dose Exercise Commences in May   Lagos State has concluded the first half of phase one COVID vaccination campaign – in line with the directive of the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA). The exercise began on March 12. The conclusion of the […]Read More

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WE WILL NEVER COMPROMISE FG’s COVID VACCINATION PROTOCOLS – LASG

The Lagos State Government has reiterated that it will never compromise the vaccination protocols rolled out by the Federal Government, just as it debunked allegations that the State is deploying its own portal to register people and engaging in diversion and sales of vaccines. Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, stated this on Thursday during […]Read More

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Tanzania’s President John Magufuli, Who Railed Against Mining Companies, Dies

John Magufuli, Tanzania’s firebrand president who dismissed the severity of the coronavirus pandemic and urged voters to gather in churches and mosques to protect themselves against it, has died, leaving behind a mixed legacy and questions over the leadership of his gold-producing nation. He was 61 years old. Tanzania’s Vice President Samia Sulhu Hassan reported […]Read More