Southern Africa

Billionaire Soon-Shiong opens new vaccine plant in South Africa

Billionaire Soon-Shiong opens new vaccine plant in South Africa

South African-American businessman Patrick Soon-Shiong opened a new vaccine plant in Cape Town on Wednesday, intended to help his local NantSA company make COVID-19 shots in future and address the continent’s lack of manufacturing capacity, Reuters reports. The coronavirus pandemic has exposed a global lack of access to life-saving vaccines, …

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Mozambique: arrest of Tanzanian jihadist leader

Mozambique: arrest of Tanzanian jihadist leader

A Tanzanian terrorist leader known as Ali has been arrested in Nangade district in the northern province of Cabo Delgado, Mozambican troops said. Ali, 39-year-old was captured with six other Islamic State group-linked insurgents, military officials say. The terrorist’s capture comes amid a deteriorating security situation in the district, with …

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