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Daily Archives: January 28, 2021

Africa Working With Private Sector, China, Cuba and Russia to Secure Vaccines

African officials say they are working to acquire hundreds of millions of vaccine doses for the continent over the next year and are urging African solidarity in the battle against coronavirus. Africa has seen 3.4 million confirmed cases since the vir…

COVID Fatigue Risks Sparking Surge of Infections in Africa

The World Health Organization warns COVID-19 fatigue in Africa has the potential to drive and produce subsequent new waves of this deadly infectious disease. WHO reports a cumulative total of 3.5 million cases of coronavirus in Africa and 88,000 death…

‘Little to No Progress’ in Global Corruption Fight, Watchdog Says

Most countries have made “little to no progress” in tackling corruption in nearly a decade, a new report by Transparency International says. The Berlin-based nonprofit group ranks countries on a scale of zero to 100, with 100 being the least corrupt.Ac…

Effects of Trump-Era Travel Ban Expected to Linger

Coffee shops in downtown Tripoli, Libya, are closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, so Mohammed?Abdulwaheb, 37, got?his?”to-go”?and drank it in the parking lot.? Libya and other countries had been subject to the Trump-era “travel ban” for four yea…