Nigeria Marks World Labour Day 2021
This year’s celebration is the kind of labour day celebration residents of Lagos are accustomed to. Several labour…
May 2, 2021
Nigeria: SSANU, NASU Begin Nationwide Strike Today – Officials
The demand of the unions includes rectifying inconsistencies in the Integrated Payroll Personnel Information System (IPPIS), non-payment of arrears of minimum wage, delay in renegotiation with government, NASU and SSANU 2009 agreement, among others.
February 5, 2021
Rwanda in Line to get More Than One Million Covid-19 Vaccine Doses From COVAX
996,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine and 102,960 of the Pfizer one has been allocated to Rwanda.
February 4, 2021
Ethiopia Plans to Vaccinate 20% Population in 2021
The East African country is also a member of COVAX AMC, a coalition of 92 low- and middle-income countries, seeking financial assistance for the production COVID-19 vaccines, accessories and help in delivery.
February 4, 2021
UN Mission Chief Pledges to Support Sudan’s Democratic Transformation, Economic Recovery
According to the mission, Volker Perthes will remain in quarantine for seven days as part of COVID-19 protocols, before commencing a schedule of meetings with partners, colleagues, and national authorities.
February 3, 2021
Ramaphosa Lifts Alcohol Ban, Eases Restrictions on Leisure Activities
From Mondays to Thursdays from 10am to 6pm, off-site consumption alcohol sales will be allowed the president said. On-site consumption will only be permitted at licensed outlets from 10am to 10pm.
February 2, 2021
South Africa Shuts Illegal Immigrants from Covid-19 Vaccination Roll Out
The health minister Zweli Mkhize on Saturday, announced the policy which many have regarded as discriminatory.
February 1, 2021
Rwanda to Upgrade Covid-19 Testing to Detect Variants
In an effort to curb the spread of the virus, Rwanda has decided to increase the number of tests done daily.
8.3m South Sudanese in Need of Humanitarian Aid – UN
"Conflict, insecurity and natural disasters have displaced nearly four million people since 2013," the office said.
Tunisia’s Parliament Approves Cabinet Reshuffle Amid Protests
11 new ministers were named by Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi who said he hoped it would inject new blood into his government.