In previous pandemics African countries have had to wait for vaccinations and analysts fear it could happen againMany are banking on Covax, while Beijing has also said it will make its vaccines available as a ‘public good’ By Jevans Nyabiage African countries are expected to be last in the queue for Covid-19
A new survey shows that international opinion of China has dropped as governments continue to apply diplomatic pressure. By Amy Mackinnon, Darcy Palder and Colum Lynch Public attitudes toward China have turned sharply sour over the past year, according to a new report published on Tuesday by the Pew Research Center, amid widespread
When the coronavirus crisis is over, China will be forced to embrace a less ambitious future. By Salvatore Babones Seen from afar, China’s current all-fronts offensive gives the impression of a rising power on the march. China is simultaneously starting a border skirmish with India, militarizing the South China Sea, cracking down
Senator Iroegbu A justice sector-focused Non-Government Organisation, CLEEN Foundation, has expressed concern that the critical voices of women, religious leaders, youths, civil society organisations and persons living with disabilities are missing in the current membership of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on Covid-19 pandemic. The Executive Director of CLEEN Foundation, Mr.
•Warns of looming danger if school goes ahead with plan against FG's directive •Calls on authorities to halt action Senator Iroegbu A concerned parent, has raised the alarm over the decision by Veritas University, Abuja, to reopen school in violation of Federal Government's directive and advisory by the Presidential Task Force (PTF)
By George Obulutsa African countries must carry out more coronavirus testing and make people use masks, a regional disease control body said on Thursday as cases topped half a million in the continent. New cases in Africa were up 24% over the past week, with data from governments and the World Health
•Latin America remains most affected region, while eight journalists died in Nigeria says Geneva-based Press Emblem Campaign More than 186 journalists have died from COVID-19 in four months in 35 countries, the Geneva-based Press Emblem Campaign (PEC) announced Wednesday.“The actual figure is certainly higher, as journalists who died during this period
Azuka Jebose’s journey to recovery from Coronavirus Eleven hours ago, near my bedtime, the death counts here in the United States were 127, 258. This morning, at 6.02, 167 persons have lost a dear family member, during the night, to the spreading coronavirus. As I recover with my family, I will continue