Africa

South Africa new cases double in 24 hours as Omicron

Health officials say the new coronavirus variant Omicron has now become dominant in South Africa
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Anti-ADF rebel operation: Uganda sends more troops, military equipment To

Uganda sent more troops and equipment, including armored vehicles, into eastern DR Congo on Thursday,
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Civil servants barred from accessing offices as Nigeria confirms Omicron

Unvaccinated civil servants in Nigeria were on Wednesday barred from entering their offices, as the
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UN denounces travel ban against Southern Africa nations over new

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Wednesday that southern African nations that first detected the omicron
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UPDF strikes 4 ADF bases in DRC

The Ugandan military yesterday bombed two locations in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC),
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More countries confirm cases as new Omicron Covid-19 variant spreads

New cases of the Omicron coronavirus variant have been detected around the world, with two cases
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South Africa slams travel ban over new deadly Covid-19 variant

South Africa on Friday attacked a global rush to impose travel bans to slow the
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Libya elections: Gadhafi’s son disqualified from running for president

Libya’s top electoral body on Wednesday disqualified the son and one-time heir apparent of the
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Five killed, scores injured in car bomb blast in Somalia

Five people were killed and over a dozen injured in a bombing near a school
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Foreigners ordered to vacate Ethiopia as Prime minister, celebrities join

The US, France and Germany have joined other countries in urging their citizens to leave
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