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Coronavirus: Boris Johnson defends giving booster jabs while world waits

The Times/The Sunday Times 21 Sep 2021
... this week, public health experts have called for the delivery of vaccines to poor countries in Africa and elsewhere to be accelerated.Sponsored.
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Fighting a pandemic, While launching Africa’s health revolution

Indian Express 20 Sep 2021
How are things going now? And how do you see the virus’s future trajectory in Africa? ... We’re just saying let Africa come forward with their 400 million doses of vaccines — that they have paid for! By just swapping the order in which we are in the queue for vaccine delivery, I think you can begin to solve a lot of the problems. Read .Africa.
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ANC, DA pay tribute to City of Joburg mayor Jolidee Matongo

Independent online (SA) 19 Sep 2021
“His key focus as the executive mayor was on the Accelerated Service Delivery Programme which was under way across the City ... We are forever grateful for his selfless contribution to the freedom of the people of South Africa and the enhancement of service delivery within the City of Johannesburg,” Morero said.
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West Indies claim consolation win in Super Over

Supersport 19 Sep 2021
</p> Needing 54 runs with five wickets in hand, the experienced Mignon du Preez was integral with a gutsy 46 off 59 deliveries and 16 not out by Sinalo Jafta that ensured South Africa tied the match with the last ball of the innings.
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WHO: Rich Countries' Chokehold on COVID Vaccines Prolongs Pandemic in Africa

Voa News 18 Sep 2021
The World Health Organization is warning that COVID-19 vaccine export bans and hoarding by wealthy countries will prolong the pandemic in Africa, preventing recovery from the disease in the rest of the world ... The COVAX facility has slashed its planned COVID-19 vaccine deliveries to Africa by 25% this year.
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WHO: Rich Countries’ Chokehold on COVID Vaccines Prolongs Pandemic in Africa

The Wire Network 18 Sep 2021
The World Health Organization is warning that COVID-19 vaccine export bans and hoarding by wealthy countries will prolong the pandemic in Africa, preventing recovery from the disease in the rest of the world ... The COVAX facility has slashed its planned COVID-19 vaccine deliveries to Africa by 25% this year.
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Glovo expands its operations in Africa

Ghana Web 17 Sep 2021
Leading global technology platform is expanding its operations in Ghana and launching in Tunisia, with plans to hire top talent in these markets, raising the bar for on-demand delivery and strengthening its commitment to Africa.
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Africa Covid jab shortfall could take world 'back to square one': WHO

Urdu Point 17 Sep 2021
Due to global shortages, the Covax alliance set up to ensure equitable delivery of jabs, will ship about 150 million fewer doses of vaccine to Africa than planned ... "As long as rich countries lock Covax out of the market, Africa will miss its vaccination goals," Moetti said.
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Africa COVID jab shortfall could take world 'back to square one' — WHO

Manila Bulletin 17 Sep 2021
Matshidiso Moeti, WHO’s Africa director (AFP/File) ... Due to global shortages, the Covax alliance set up to ensure equitable delivery of jabs, will ship about 150 million fewer doses of vaccine to Africa than planned ... “As long as rich countries lock Covax out of the market, Africa will miss its vaccination goals,” Moetti said.
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Africa: Covax Forced to Slash Covid-19 Vaccine Deliveries Due to 500-Million Shortfall

All Africa 17 Sep 2021
Brazzaville -- As the COVAX Facility is forced to slash planned COVID-19 vaccine deliveries to Africa by ...
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US to bring broad sanctions against Ethiopia after Biden executive order

The National 17 Sep 2021
Washington is also concerned about the obstruction of aid delivery to Tigray by the government ... With dialogue and successive trips by US envoy Jeff Feltman to the Horn of Africa failing to move the needle or secure aid delivery, Mr Hudson argued that “the time has come for the US to employ its sharpest punitive tools in the cause of peace".
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Africa faces 470 million COVID-19 vaccine shortfall in 2021 - WHO

Ghana Web 16 Sep 2021
As the COVAX Facility is forced to slash planned COVID-19 vaccine deliveries to Africa by around 150 million this year, the continent faces almost 500 million doses short of the global year-end target of fully vaccinating 40% of its population ... Yet even as deliveries pick up, ...
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Africa faces 470 million COVID-19 vaccine shortfall in 2021

Reliefweb 16 Sep 2021
Brazzaville, 16 September 2021 – As the COVAX Facility is forced to slash planned COVID-19 vaccine deliveries to Africa by around 150 million this year, the continent faces almost 500 million doses short of the global year-end target of fully vaccinating 40% of its population.
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WHO Says Africa Likely to Fall Short Some 500Mln COVID-19 Vaccines of 2021 Target

Urdu Point 16 Sep 2021
The African continent is facing a 470 million COVID-19 vaccine shortfall due to the cuts in the COVAX facility deliveries, with enough doses to vaccinate only 17% of the population versus the target 40%, the WHO reported on Thursday ... "With the cutback COVAX is now expected to deliver 470 million doses to Africa this year.

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