Vaccine nationalism poses a major threat to Africa as the West gobbles up supplies – we need to up our game

By David Monyae and Sizo Nkala counsel The race to inoculate world populations against Covid-19 has begun in earnest and Africa is losing it. According to The New York Times, as of 4 February 2021 a total of 107.3 million vaccine Read More …

Covid vaccines: Russia, China, India…Who is supplying Africa?

By Marie Toulemonde, The Africa Report.  Covid vaccination campaigns have kicked off across the globe. But while many developed countries are busy inoculating their populations, the continent is grappling with growing bilateral agreements with foreign laboratories and mobilising its health Read More …

Outside Powers Are Making the Conflict in the Central African Republic Worse

Proxy wars pitting France and Chad against Russia and Rwanda threaten to destabilize the entire region while subjecting Central Africans to more violence and instability. By John A. Lechner, Alexandra Lamarche. BANGUI, Central African Republic—Citizens of the Central African Republic Read More …

Belgium earmarks 4 million Euro on Coronavirus vaccines for Developing Countries.

    Belgium has announced four million euro (about 17,843,735,168.00 Ugx) for COVAX program. COVAX is a global initiative that brings together governments and pharmaceutical companies with aim of ensuring that Covid-19 vaccines are available and accessible to all those Read More …

Politics of Pandemic: How Zimbabwe is Using Covid-19 to Stifle Human Rights.

Harare, Zimbabwe. Arguably, no country has not been affected by the outbreak of the novel Coronavirus pandemic. But for Zimbabwe, many believe Covid-19 presented an opportunity for authoritarian regime to use Coronavirus measures and entrench itself while grossly violating fundamental Read More …