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Sudan gets Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines boost

China-donated Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines arrive in Sudan Khartoum, Sudan | XINHUA | A batch of China’s Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines, donated by the Chinese government to Sudan, arrived here on Friday. The batch was received at the Khartoum International Airport by Chinese Ambassador to Sudan Ma Xinmin, Chairman of Sudan’s Higher …

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Tanzania says bye to former President Magufuli

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania | XINHUA |  Tanzania on Friday held a burial ceremony for former President Magufuli in his native town of Chato in Geita region with full military honors mounted by the Tanzania People’s Defense Forces. Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan, along with various dignitaries, including former Presidents …

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Climate change fuels infectious diseases in E. Africa

  Climate change, floods and droughts are fuelling the spread of pathogens that are resistant to drugs Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua | Extreme weather events linked to climate change, including floods and droughts, are fuelling the spread of vector-borne diseases in the East and Horn of African region, experts said on …

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PICTORIAL: Africa bids farewell to Magufuli

Dodoma, Tanzania | THE INDEPENDENT | African leaders have today given a final salute to Tanzania’s John Magufuli, who died last week. Presidents of South Africa, Zambia, Botswana, Comoros, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Kenya attended state funeral ceremonies at Dodoma, central Tanzania. Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni paid his final tributes at the …

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