South African police have seized hundreds of fake COVID-19 vaccines and arrested four suspects in connection with the haul, the Interpol global police co-ordination agency said.This comes after Interpol, which is headquartered in France, issued a globa...Read More
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A mass vaccination effort against COVID-19 is getting underway in Africa this week through the World Health Organization’s COVAX initiative. The Ivory Coast and Ghana on Monday began vaccinating health care and essential workers with the AstraZeneca v...Read More
Soldiers from Eritrea systematically killed “many hundreds” of people, mostly men, in a late November massacre in the Ethiopian city of Axum, Amnesty International says in a new report, echoing the findings of an Associated Press story last week and ci...Read More
Officials in Nigeria's Borno state say 10 people have died from explosions around the northeast city of Maiduguri. Residents in affected areas have fled their homes. Local officials suspect Islamist militant group Boko Haram was behind the blasts. The...Read More
West African countries are taking steps to prevent a regional outbreak of Ebola after the deadly virus killed at least five people in Guinea. As Guinea launched an Ebola vaccination drive Tuesday, after an outbreak in the West African nation’s souther...Read More