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Uganda: Covid-19 vaccination no longer free

Uganda: Covid-19 vaccination no longer free

Uganda’s Health Minister, Dr Jane Ruth Aceng authorized private hospitals to charge 20,000 shillings (€6) to people wishing to be vaccinated against Covid-19 as an overhead for vaccines. While announcing collaboration with private health facilities in Kampala, Dr Aceng said the government is now allowing all private facilities to start …

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“Akufo-Addo diverted COVID funds for his re-election campaign in 2020” – John Mahama

"Akufo-Addo diverted COVID funds for his re-election campaign in 2020" - John Mahama

National Democratic Congress (NDC) Speaker in Ghana, John Mahama, has alleged that President Nana Akufo-Addo misappropriated funds meant to fight COVID-19 during his campaign in the 2020 elections. The former President made these allegations during the 24th African Business Conference organised by the Harvard Business School. He said some GH¢33 …

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South Africa: President Ramaphosa announces end of COVID restrictions

end of COVID restrictions in South Africa

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced the lifting of COVID restrictions, imposed since the beginning of the pandemic. In a televised address, the president said the national state of disaster would end at midnight on Monday. “Masks will still be required indoors for another month,” he said. He said …

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