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Rwanda Breaks Ground on Africa’s First mRNA Vaccine Factory

German vaccine manufacturer BioNTech and the Rwandan government have offically begun construction on Africa's first mRNA vaccine factory in Kigali, the country's capital. The announcement came on Thursday. The African continent is the world's least vaccinated region against COVID-19, with...

How Tech Shielded Eswatini from the Worst of the Pandemic

IsraAID, one of the largest humanitarian organisations in Israel, has collaborated with Monday.com to support the Ministry of Health as they work to ensure that the whole population of the Kingdom of Eswatini is vaccinated against the virus. The aid...

Nigeria Struggles to Gather Enough Vaccines for its Massive Population

Yesterday, Nigeria received another 3.6-million doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine from the United States. The second major shipment of vaccines the country has imported in the last 2 months, having received 4-million Moderna jabs from the US in...

I Got the COVID-19 Vaccine – What Side Effects Can I Expect?

The COVID-19 vaccine rollout campaign has been ramping up across South Africa, and the rest of the continent at large. In the last 24 hours over a million people have registered for the vaccination in SA since the 35 and...

Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Neutralises COVID-19 Delta, According to Company

Johnson & Johnson has said that its single-shot COVID-19 vaccine neutralises "the fast-spreading COVID-19 Delta variant" that is currently wreaking havoc in South Africa. The company has also said that the vaccine provides broad, durable protection against infection from...

Ramaphosa, Macron Announce “Landmark” Plan to Produce mRNA Vaccines in South Africa

South Africa is set to build a new hub for manufacturing COVID-19 vaccines, announces President Cyril Ramaphosa. Ramaphosa addressed a joint press conference with French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday. The conference was facilitated by the World Health Organisation (WHO). Macron,...

WHO Urges African Countries to Expand Critical Care as COVID Surges

Bloomberg reports that the World Health Organisation (WHO) is urging African countries to expand critical care capacities as soon as possible while COVID-19 cases are on the rise across the continent and vaccine rollout in African countries are basically...
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A New Extended Partnership for Managing People and Money

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has partnered with Workday, a provider of solutions for managing people and money. The partnership aims...
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