West Africa

Ghana receives first doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine

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Ghanean authoritiies received the first batch of Covid-19 vaccine doses distributed by the global vaccine sharing initiative, Covax. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) and Unicef, a plane carrying 600,000 doses of the of the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine landed in Accra, the capital on Wednesday. « These 600,000 Covax vaccines are …

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Mohamed Bazoum declared winner of the presidential election in Niger

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The National electoral commission (CENI) in Niger says the ruling party’s candidate Mohamed Bazoum has won the presidential election with more than 55% of the vote. His opponent, former president Mahamane Ousmane, alleged fraud as his supporters burned tyres in the streets. This is Niger’s first transition from one democratically …

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