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Pfizer to ship 4.5 million vaccines doses to South Africa by June

Bloomberg
Pfizer Inc. will ship 4.5 million doses of its Covid-19 vaccines to South Africa by June helping the nation ramp up its inoculation drive…Read more>>

U.S.-AFRICA RELATIONS

US-Africa policy: President Joe Biden seeks to turn a new leaf

DW
For many Africans, relations between the US and Africa have were never at a lower point than during Donald Trump’s 2016-2020 presidency…Read more>>

HEALTH

Five cases of Indian COVID variant confirmed in Kenya- health ministry

The Star
Five cases of the Indian coronavirus variant have been picked in the country, the Ministry of Health has confirmed. The five are Indian nationals working on a fertiliser plant in Kisumu…Read more>>

Significant drop in COVID-19 cases across South Sudan
AllAfrica
South Sudan has faced many challenges in the lead up to its Covid-19 vaccination campaign that began in April, 2021. The Covid-19 national taskforce reintroduced a partial lockdown in February 2021, amid a surge of cases across the country….Read more>>

TOURISM

Morocco hopes domestic tourism will offset loss of international arrivals due to COVID-19

The North Africa Post
Morocco’s tourism promotion office ONMT has launched a promotional campaign to encourage domestic tourism to save a key sector hit by coronavirus restrictive measures…Read more>>

Egypt expects $6B in tourism income during 2021-2022
Egypt Today
Egypt is expected to achieve $ 6 billion in tourism income in 2021-2022, Minister of Planning Hala El-Said stated, announcing the start of the gradual recovery of the tourism sector…Read more>>

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