Cyclone Eloise floods Mozambique

Mozambique has been flooded in some parts of the country, by Cyclone Eloise near the port city of Beira, killing four and affecting 160 000 lives. According to Mozambique’s National…

Covid-19: ‘Access to oxygen is a critical need,’ Nkengasong

The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention’s Director, Dr. John Nkengasong has expressed concern over the continent’s fight against Covid-19. Nkengasong stressed that access to oxygen is a critical…

Fire at world’s largest vaccine producer kills five

FIVE people have been killed in a fire at the site of the world’s largest vaccine producer, Serum Institute, in western India. The blaze started at a building which was…

Joe Biden sworn in as 46th US President

DEMOCRAT, Joe Biden has officially been sworn in as the 46th United States President His oath of office was administered by Supreme Court justice John Roberts. Mr Biden took the oath…

Mozambique warns of severe Tropical cyclone

MOZAMBIQUE’s National Weather Institute, INAM, says the moderate tropical storm Eloise threatening the coast has the possibility of becoming a tropical cyclone. INAM says the storm has evolved to the…

False negative COVID-19 tests are more worrying than false positive: Expert

Laboratory service company, Pathcare says while false positive COVID-19 Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests do occur, false negative tests are frequently seen, especially in asymptomatic patients. Senior Researcher at the…

Covid-19: Four million in UK get their first vaccine

More than 4 million people in the UK have received their first dose of a coronavirus vaccine, according to government figures. Speaking during a Downing Street briefing, Mr Hancock said…

Man found ‘living in airport for three months’ over Covid fears

A man identified to be Aditya Singh, 36, lived unnoticed in a secure area of Chicago’s International Airport for three months. Singh was too afraid to fly due to the…

Africa: COVID-19 cases top 3 million as new variant poses threat on continent

COVID-19 cumulative cases in Africa have topped 3 million, exceeding the first wave peak, according to the World Health Organisation Regional Office for Africa. This comes amid reports of a…

Coronavirus: Japan to study cases of people infected even after vaccination

Japan plans to collect data from people who become infected with the novel coronavirus even after they receive vaccinations to assess how vaccines may help prevent the spread of the…