Tag: Africa

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Suspected poacher trampled to death by elephants in South Africa

Suspected poacher trampled to death by elephants in South Africa

A suspected rhino poacher was killed in an elephant stampede at a South African national park on Saturday, officials said. The man was [...]
Once again, South Africa finds itself halting use, at least temporarily, of a Covid-19 vaccine it had bet on.

Once again, South Africa finds itself halting use, at least temporarily, of a Covid-19 vaccine it had bet on.

South Africa has faced blow after blow to its pandemic-control efforts: A worrisome variant swept across the country, driving a devastating second [...]
Coronavirus news updates – South Africa variant covid cases ‘very concerning’ and lockdown lifting ‘could be REVERSED’

Coronavirus news updates – South Africa variant covid cases ‘very concerning’ and lockdown lifting ‘could be REVERSED’

LOCKDOWN lifting could be put into reverse due to the “very concerning” South African variant, worried scientists claim. A large cluster of the [...]
Nearly a million going hungry in conflict-hit Mozambique, UN says

Nearly a million going hungry in conflict-hit Mozambique, UN says

GENEVA – Almost one million people face severe hunger in northern Mozambique, where hundreds of thousands have fled Islamist mili [...]
UN chief: 52 armies and groups suspected of sexual violence

UN chief: 52 armies and groups suspected of sexual violence

UNITED NATIONS — The COVID-19 pandemic led to a spike in gender-based violence last year and combatants continued to use sexual vi [...]
AstraZeneca vaccine doesn't show 'good protection' against South Africa variant – Dr Tang

AstraZeneca vaccine doesn't show 'good protection' against South Africa variant – Dr Tang

"AstraZeneca vaccine doesn't show good protection against the South Africa variant," warned Dr Tang.As he explained, the variant appears to contain [...]
Coronavirus UK news update – June 21 lockdown lift could be DELAYED as covid cases surge and South Africa strain found

Coronavirus UK news update – June 21 lockdown lift could be DELAYED as covid cases surge and South Africa strain found

BORIS Johnson’s lockdown roadmap could be delayed – because the UK faces a fresh Covid surge as restrictions ease, an expert has warned [...]
After Claims of Sexual Abuse, Oxfam Suspends 2 Workers in Africa

After Claims of Sexual Abuse, Oxfam Suspends 2 Workers in Africa

Oxfam has suspended two staff members over accusations of sexual misconduct in the Democratic Republic of Congo in recent years, the British charit [...]
Africa will become ‘new ISIS frontline’ in terror campaign for ‘next 20 years’ after Mozambique bloodbath, warn experts

Africa will become ‘new ISIS frontline’ in terror campaign for ‘next 20 years’ after Mozambique bloodbath, warn experts

AFRICA is set to become the new frontline in the war against ISIS, experts have warned in the wake of the Mozambique bloodbath. An attack on for [...]
How two charities hope to provide sick kids with life-saving oxygen

How two charities hope to provide sick kids with life-saving oxygen

It was 2008 and Dr. Hamish Graham was volunteering for Doctors Without Borders in the Darfur region of Sudan to provide health car [...]
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