Never has a political contest in Uganda’s history been so furiously played out in the media space as the 2021 national elections.
Wavering commitment in African capitals and the continued attractiveness of the African Union to external funders risk stalling the crucial path to financial autonomy.
So, if you have ever tested positive, there is a chance you could contract the virus again. And you could infect other people. You should still take the necessary precautions.
In this video interview, Dr Doyin Odubanjo, Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Academy of Science and a public health expert, talks about keeping safe while celebrating Christmas during COVID-19.
Over nine months into COVID-19 outbreak in Nigeria, there are concerns about how well the country has managed the disease pandemic and how this might affect its handling of other diseases.
Zimbabweans travelling home for the holidays need a negative Covid-19 certificate in both directions. The certificate costs at least R850 in South Africa and about R920 in Zimbabwe, and some say they cannot afford it.
Scientists are working around the clock to develop and test vaccines against SARS-CoV-2, the causative agent of COVID-19. There are three promising COVID-19 trials.
Vaccinating tens of millions of people will be very difficult.
The HIV/AIDS response played out over a much longer trajectory than COVID-19. But it is, in some respects, a shining example of what can be achieved when countries and people work together.