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China Delivers on Africa Vaccine Pledges

By Kester Kenn Klomegah China and Africa have long decades of interaction. The relationship has changed over the years and Chinese outreach to Africa has often been viewed with deep appreciation, especially helping to overcome development challenges. As expectedly, China appears moving steadily to deliver on its pledge by offering manufactured vaccines

African Countries Will Remain Best Friends with China

•They will reject calls to loosen their ties By John Mcdermott Every three years African and Chinese politicians gather at a diplomatic jamboree known as the Forum on China-Africa Co-operation (FOCAC). The summits, which attract more African heads of state than annual UN gatherings, are waypoints in China’s long journey on the

African Countries are Turning to Russia, India, and China for COVID-19 Vaccines Despite Skepticism

By Uwagbale Edward-Ekpu As more African countries record the second wave of coronavirus infections, and some record novel and more infectious variants, African governments are turning toward Covid-19 vaccines produced by Russia, India, and China despite skepticism about some of these vaccines. With the rising second wave, most African economies will find it

Sub-saharan Africa ‘Just at the Start’ of its Coronavirus Outbreak, UK Aid Warns

•Africa could become new epicentre with disease peaking in two to three months Jones Stone Many developing countries, including those in sub-Saharan Africa are "just at the start" of their Covid-19 outbreaks, the Department for International Development has warned. Giving evidence to MPs on Monday Dr Charlotte Watts, the department's chief scientific advisor, said an