Tanzanian leader cautious over Covid vaccines

Tanzania's President John Magufuli has warned health officials against acquiring Covid-19 vaccines saying - without giving evidence - that they could harm the population. "The ministry of health should be careful, they should not hurry to…

Mali junta disbanded five months after coup

Mali's military junta which overthrew former President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta five months ago has been officially dissolved, according to a government decree. The decree was signed by the transitional President Bah Ndaw and Prime Minister…

Mauritius begins roll out of Covid vaccine

Mauritius began a nationwide Covid-19 vaccination campaign on Tuesday, with medical staff at ENT hospital, the main treatment centre, being the first to be immunised. Three teams of health workers have also been deployed at Victoria…

Ugandan soldiers leave Bobi Wine’s house

Soldiers have left the house of the Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine. On Monday a Ugandan court ordered the military and police to leave his house. But, as we reported in an earlier post, soldiers did not leave his house…