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COVID-19: Zimbabwe to receive millions of vaccine doses from China

COVID-19: Zimbabwe to receive millions of vaccine doses from China

The Zimbabwean president Emmerson Mnangagwa announced that the country will receive about 10 million doses of covid-vaccine from China, in order to fight the pandemic. President Mnangagwa says Beijing has now pledged four million doses of Sinopharm and six million of Sinovac, in addition to the two million doses received …

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Burundi: Rwandans expelled for refusing to be vaccinated

Burundi: Rwandans expelled for refusing to be vaccinated

At least twelve Rwandans including women and children have been expelled by the Burundian authorities after refusing to be vaccinated against covid-19. Those expelled said they had fled the ongoing mandatory vaccination campaign in Rwanda. The provincial governor, Albert Hatungimana, directed that they be deported to Rwanda. Last Thursday, nine …

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Botswana: president Masisi tested positive for COVID-19

Botswana: president Masisi tested positive for COVID-19

Botswana’s President Mokgweetsi Masisi is in mandatory self- isolation after testing positive for COVID-19 in routine testing, a government spokesperson said on Monday. “The president does not have any symptoms and will continue to receive close medical monitoring by his medical doctors,” John-Thomas Dipowe, acting permanent secretary for Government Communications, …

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