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Russia approves first COVID-19 vaccine amid concerns

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 that his country has become the first to approve a coronavirus vaccine, and that...

Over $100bn needed to ensure access to COVID-19 vaccines, says WHO

For the vaccines alone, more than $100 billion will be needed to ensure everyone globally can access the tools to fight COVID-19, Director-General of...

19 potential COVID-19 vaccines in clinical trials

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says there are 19 potential COVID-19 vaccines currently in clinical trials globally. WHO Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo,...

India’s first COVID-19 vaccine may be launched by Aug. 15

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) is likely to launch the first COVID-19 vaccine by Aug. 15 in partnership with Hyderabad-based vaccine manufacturing company...

Biodiversity centre raises concerns on GM COVID-19 vaccine trials for South Africa

The African Centre for Biodiversity (ACB) has expressed concern over the planned trials of a genetically modified (GM) vaccine on COVID-19 in South Africa,...

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Harnessing youth power for effective nation building

At 33, Zik was at the forefront of anti-colonial nationalism. At the age of 30, Anthony Enahoro initiated the...
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Group deepens commitment to clean water in Kenya’s Vihiga County

On January 20, 2023, the County of Vihiga in Western Kenya signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with The...

MEASURES project puts Accra under spotlight for sustainable energy strategy development 

A multi-disciplinary group of experts from Ghana and Switzerland is undertaking a study to develop new methods to address...

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