Tags : Covid-19 in Africa

COVID-19 Deaths In Africa Estimated To Fall By 94% In

The WHO has said Covid-19 death rates in Africa are expected to fall by up to 94% in 2022, due to increased vaccination, improved pandemic response and natural immunity from prior infections. The recent Covid-19 analysis by the health body showed that estimated deaths in Africa could shrink to around 60 this year, from last […]Read More

Morocco Halts Flights From France Over Covid-19 Spread

Starting from Friday, November 26, Morocco would suspend flights to and from France due to reports of the rising cases of coronavirus. The ministry said the decision to temporarily halt flights was made by an inter-ministerial committee “to preserve Morocco’s achievements in terms of management of the Covid-19 pandemic and to deal with the deterioration […]Read More

COVID-19: Africa Loses $190bn In GDP

The President of the African Development Bank Group, Akinwumi Adesina, has said that the  African economy lost over $190 billion due to the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic. Adesina, during the AfDB’s 2021 virtual Annual Meeting, added that the pandemic has forced 30 million people into extreme poverty with an estimation of 39 people going […]Read More

AfDB: $10bn COVID-19 Fund Boosting Africa’s Recovery

The African Development Bank has said the intervention package of its $10 billion COVID-19 relief facility which has it began disbursing since the heat of the pandemic in 2020 is boosting the recovery of several African countries. The Vice President, Regional Development, Integration and Business Delivery Complex, Khaled Sherif, stated this at the bank’s pre-annual […]Read More

Covid-19: Comparing Vaccination in Africa To The Rest Of The

There has been global competition for the roll out of Covid-19 vaccines, and African countries have generally not been as successful as richer countries. World Health Organization (WHO) regional director for Africa, Matshidiso Moeti, has expressed sadness over the unfair distribution of vaccines especially to poor countries who are unable to acquire enough vaccines for […]Read More