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Countries which have paused the use AstraZeneca vaccine due to blood-clotting concerns

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Countries in Europe are taking precautions over the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines following concerns of blood clotting.  So far 17 million people around the world have received the vaccine.  Below is a list […]

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Another mutant form of Coronavirus discovered in Nigeria

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According to media reports, a new variant of Covid-19 has been discovered in Nigeria.   According to John Nkengasong, head of the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, there is a new […]

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8 American nuns dies within a week after Covid-19 spreads at their retirement home

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Eight American nuns living a retirement home in Milwaukee have been reported dead from Covid-19 complications within 1 week. Out of the 8 a total of 4 passed away within the same […]

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Genoa confirm 14 coronavirus cases

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Serie A club Genoa confirmed on Monday that 14 people at the club tested positive for the deadly coronavirus. The cases were confirmed a day after the 6-0 league defeat to Napoli. […]

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Global confirmed cases pass 33 million

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The number of confirmed coronavirus cases around the world has passed 33 million, according to the data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. The US has the highest number of confirmed infections, with […]

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Ibrahimovic tests positive for Covid-19

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AC Milan have confirmed that striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has tested positive for the coronavirus. The 38-year-old former Sweden international has been placed on quarantine at home. The announcement comes just hours before […]

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Ministry of Health relaxes Covid-19 burial protocols

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The Ministry of Health (MoH) has relaxed burial guidelines in line with the revised World Health Organisation (WHO) protocols. Family members will now be allowed to handle bodies of their loved ones […]

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Uganda reopens learning institutions for final year students

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Uganda’s president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on Sunday said schools and institutions of higher learning will reopen for candidate classes and final year students. “We think that it is safe because finalists in […]

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Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan tests positive for Covid-19

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Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan has tested positive for the coronavirus. The 29-year-old will self isolate for the next 10 days. A statement published on City’s website read: ”Manchester City FC can […]

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Tanzania government lifts ban on Kenyan flights

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The government of Tanzania has lifted a ban imposed on the Kenyan flights. This was after Kenya added the East African country to the list of countries whose travellers were exempted from […]

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India surpasses five million coronavirus cases

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The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in India has surpassed five million. According to the data collected and compiled by the Johns Hopkins University, a total of 5,020,359 cases have been confirmed […]

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Zambia to reopen all schools after drop in Covid-19 cases

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Learning institutions in Zambia will reopen as from September 14 following a significant drop in coronavirus cases. “I announce the reopening of all schools, colleges and universities with caution, between September 14 […]

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Manchester City duo test positive for coronavirus

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Manchester City have confirmed that Aymeric Laporte and Riyad Mahrez have both tested positive for coronavirus. A statement published on Manchester City’s website on Monday read: ”Manchester City FC can confirm that Riyad […]

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India becomes the second worst-hit by coronavirus

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India recorded more than 90,000 Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours taking its total cases above that of Brazil. According to data collected and compiled by the Johns Hopkins University, 4,204,613 […]

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$10 fine for not wearing mask properly in Kigali

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Rwanda’s authorities in the capital Kigali have imposed a fine of $10 on those people who don’t wear masks in public or not wearing them correctly. Those who violate the two-metre social […]

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PSG confirm three more Covid-19 cases

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French champions Paris Saint-Germain have confirmed that three more players tested positive for coronavirus. Thursday’s news means 6 players have tested positive for the virus in the last two rounds of testing. […]

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Aouar set to miss France matches after Lyon confirm positive COVID-19 test

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Lyon’s Houssem Aouar has tested positive for coronavirus, ruling him out of France’s upcoming matches. The 22-year-old received his call-up to the France squad on Thursday after having impressed in Lyon’s run […]

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President Museveni of Uganda declares Saturday a Covid-19 prayer day

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President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni of Uganda has declared Saturday a national prayer day for coronavirus. According to President Museveni, the idea came from an unnamed citizen who told him of a vision […]

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It is now illegal for Zimbabwe schools to expel pregnant girls

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Zimbabwe has made it illegal to expel pupils who get pregnant, a measure that would stop many girls from dropping out of school. A legal amendment announced last week seeks to reinforce […]

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BOM teachers to be paid Ksh 10,000 monthly for five months

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The Board of Management (BOM) teachers will receive a five-month pay starting August to December. The teachers will be paid Ksh 10,000 each. This means the teachers will not be paid for […]

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