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South Africa’s Biovac in talks to manufacture COVID-19 vaccines

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - A South African company part-owned by the government is in talks with the global COVID-19 vaccine distribution scheme and pharmaceutical companies to produce some of the...

Nigeria’s police disbands controversial anti-robbery Squad after protests

Demonstrators also alleged that police shot dead another man while marching in the southwestern city of Ogbomosho on Saturday. Police did not respond to requests for comment on the allegations.

Pandemic spurs illegal gold rush in Zimbabwe mountains

“If not halted permanently, (it) will no doubt pave the way for another humanitarian crisis,” she added.

Gunmen abduct Kenyan just acquitted in shopping mall attack trial, relative says

The abduction occurred on Thursday as Omar was in a taxi accompanied by some relatives heading home after anti-terrorism police freed him that morning, according to his sister Sahara Abdulle Omar, who was in the vehicle.

COVID-19: Lessons to be learned from the pandemic

About the Author: Dan Adkins is the CEO of Transnational Academic Group - Education Management Services Provider of Curtin University...

How kind struggle hero Denis Goldberg lit up dark days behind bars with the help of a Rabbi

“In the years I spent there, Bram Fischer was with us until one day he slipped and fell, fracturing the collar of his femur. He was left without treatment for fourteen days,”

The Optimists Theory of Mitigation

We all possess an invisible crystal ball that works illimitably in our minds. For most, it is the subconscious belief that conditions are going to get better; the next day...

Edcon files for business rescue as COVID-19 lockdown brings it to its knees

Embattled retailer Edcon has entered into voluntary business rescue proceedings after losing R2 billion in turnover during South Africa’s lockdown, this was said in a statement on its website. The...