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More than 409,500 additional doses of the safe and effective Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine arrived in Madagascar last night through the COVAX initiative.  Purchased and donated by the U.S. government, these vaccines are part of the Biden Administration’s global effort to rapidly increase vaccine coverage and end this pandemic.

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Sadly 10 more deaths recorded (MTSRIP). 4,096 new cases out of 14,221 tests (29% positive); 4,963 recoveries. Vaccinated Dose 1: 7,765 Fully Vaccinated: 18,513 Booster Vaccinated: 530 Covid-19 Deaths: 5 Covid-19 Associated Deaths: 5

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Download logoGermany "welcomes the vast reforms undertaken under the leadership of His Majesty the King" Mohammed VI, considers the autonomy initiative as a "good basis" for the settlement of the Moroccan Sahara issue and expresses its "gratitude for the active engagement of the Sovereign in the peace process in Libya".

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Download logoPresident Muhammadu Buhari has appointed the Board and Management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited, in accordance with the power vested in him under Section 59(2) of the Petroleum Industry Act 2021.

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A total of 49,970 tests were conducted in the last 24hrs, with 11,106 new cases, representing a 22.2% positivity rate. A further 110 #COVID19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 91,561 to date.

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Download logoHis Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, President of Egypt, discussed ways to further enhance the relations and cooperation between the two nations.

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As a frontline health-care worker at Isiolo County referral hospital, Denis Mutirithia has a critical role in saving lives – and a new digital tool to help him do so. The pharmaceutical technologist is tasked with predicting and preventing shortages and stockouts of essential medical supplies, including contraceptives.

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On 5 January 2022, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu met with Antoine Felix Diome, Minister of Interior of Senegal, and discussed our bilateral cooperation, especially the fight against terrorism and our trade relations.

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Total Daily Tests: 1,122 Active Cases: 2,869 New Deaths: 2 New Confirmed Cases: 199 Recoveries: 62,684 (513 New) Total Deaths: 1,320 (CFR 2%) Cumulative Confirmed Cases: 66,873 Currently Admitted: 103 Fully vaccinated: 300,775 Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Ministry of Health, Government of the Kingdom of Eswatini.Media filesDownload logo

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Download logoThe U.S. Embassy in Djibouti announces a new donation by the U.S. Government of 29,250 doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine as part of the U.S. Administration’s global efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Download logoThe Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccan Expatriates, Mr. Nasser Bourita, and the Vice-Chairman of the Chinese National Commission for Reform and Development (NCRD), Mr. Ning Jizhe, signed during a videoconference, on January 5, 2022, the convention on the Implementation Plan on Jointly Building the Belt and Road Initiative between Morocco and China.

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Download logoThirty-three patients have been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in tests carried out today at Quarantine Centers and Testing Stations in the Central and Southern Regions. Out of these, twenty-seven patients are from Quarantine Centers (3) and Testing Stations (24) in Asmara, Central Region.

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Download logoThe efforts of Sri Lanka and Kenya to increase economic activities between the two countries had received further momentum during the visit of Minister of Youth and Sports, Minister of Development Co-ordination and Monitoring and State Minister of Digital Technology and Enterprise Development Namal Rajapaksa to Kenya in October, 2021.

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The United States, through the U.S. African Development Foundation, awarded $10,000 in seed money each to five Beninese Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) participants to grow their businesses. U.S. Ambassador to Benin Patricia Mahoney and USADF Country Representative for Benin Eric Newman presided over the award ceremony at the U.S.

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Download logoIt is with a great sense of relief that Parliament confirms the containment of the fire flare up at the roof of the National Assembly (NA) on Monday, and there has not been any further fire incident.

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Download logoMauritius has obtained two “As” by the Human Rights Committee, during the 2021 follow-up processes, for implementing the recommendations pertaining to the treatment of asylum seekers, refugees and stateless person residing in its territory.

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End of December 2021, the international emergency medical organisation, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), has handed over its remaining medical activities in Al-Hashaba transit camp (also known as Village 8) in Gedaref state, Sudan, to Première Urgence Internationale.

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New cases: 2,216 Sample size: 8,669 Positivity Rate: 25.6% Recoveries: 775 Recorded Deaths: 3 Cumulative tests: 3,065,623 Total Confirmed cases: 304,350 Total Recoveries: 259,308 Cumulative Fatalities: 5,404Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Ministry of Health, Kenya.Media filesDownload logo

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Download logoA site visit in the village of Richelieu, to assess the situation with regards to several issues which pertain to the land transport sector including road safety as well as commuting and Metro Express-related inconveniences in the region, was conducted, today, by the Minister of Land Transport and Light Rail, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade, Mr Alan Ganoo.

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President Isaias Afwerki received at State House today Chinese senior delegation led by State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi. Minister Wang Yi conveyed a message of President Xi Jinping to President Isaias inviting him to visit China for extensive talks on the bilateral Strategic Partnership.

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The final nominees for The Best FIFA Women’s Goalkeeper and The Best FIFA Men’s Goalkeeper have been revealed; tomorrow, FIFA will announce the finalists in the coaching categories; the virtual awards ceremony will be broadcast live from the Home of FIFA in Zurich on 17 January.

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Download logoThe United Arab Emirates announced its "Stronger United" commitments for its term on the United Nations Security Council from 2022 to 2023. The commitments, which include securing peace, advancing inclusion, building resilience, and spurring innovation, will guide the UAE’s engagement with the Security Council and UN member states throughout its term.

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CEO of Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com), Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej and scientific committee felicitated 13 winners of best African Women Researchers and best Young African Researchers of MARS Awards 2021 ceremony via videoconference for their valuable research work and contribution to empowering women and youth in STEM; Merck Foundation also announced the Call for Applications for MARS best young African and best African women researchers Awards 2022, with the aim to Empower Women & Youth in Research and STEM.

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Download logo“Go get the children, we have to leave, they will kill us,” shouted Ousmane, Djanabou’s husband in the middle of the night, in December 2013. Having woken up abruptly, she gathered their four children, took the first bag of clothes she could find and got into her husband's car.

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