by voanews 04/08/2021
The World Health Organization says Africa’s rollout of COVID-19 vaccine is being hampered by supply shortages and delays in planned deliveries. To date, the WHO reports 4.3 million cases of COVID-19 in Africa, including 114,000 deaths. A few countries are bucking the trend and making good progress in immunizing their populations against the deadly coronavirus.
PARIS – French police on Friday detained leading chef Christophe Leroy and flamboyant businessman Pierre-Jean Chalencon questioning over organizing clandestine restaurant dinners for top figures in defiance of Covid-19 restrictions, prosecutors said. The two men, along with Leroy’s spouse, were interrogated for several hours by investigators before being released. “At this
MOGADISHU, Somalia: The Horn of African country of Djibouti went to the polls peacefully on Friday as President Ismail Omar Guelleh seeks a fifth term in the small but strategically important nation home to military bases for the United States, China and others. The 73-year-old Guelleh faces just one challenger, the independent candidate and businessman Zakaria Ismail Farah,
JOHANNESBURG: Mozambique is sending a medical team to identify the bodies of 12 people beheaded during a Daesh attack last month on the northern gas exploration hub of Palma, an army spokesman said. A police official and an army spokesman said the victims appeared to be foreigners, although this has not been confirmed. Palma, adjacent to gas projects worth some $60 billion and