The U.S. Embassy in Niamey, Niger announces the donation by the United States Government of a second batch of 151,200 doses of the single shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine as part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s global efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.In the past week, the Embassy donated 151,200 vaccines from the American people to the people of Niger.The U.S. government coordinated closely with the African Union, Africa CDC, and COVAX on the country allocations.COVAX
UN experts* today called for all mercenaries and mercenary-related private contractors to leave Libya, saying their departure is long overdue, and is a vital precondition to peaceful elections scheduled for later this year.
The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) welcomes the official opening of the Coastal Road, in the presence of UNSMIL, effective 30 July 2021. The Mission congratulates the Libyan people, national and local authorities, institutions, and stakeholders involved, especially the role of 5+5 JMC in this landmark and historic achievement. The Mission acknowledges the support provided by the Presidency Council, and the Government of National Unity under the leadership of the Prime Minister in
In June 2021, two cases of rabies were confirmed in jackal from the Cradle of Humankind area, Mogale City Municipality, Gauteng Province. In addition, three jackal in the same area were suspected of rabies, but not confirmed. In response, rabies vaccination campaigns in dogs have been underway in the affected and surrounding areas. During the week of the July 25th 2021, rabies was confirmed in a honey badger in the same area. Three human exposures to the honey badger were reported. It is reported
This week, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) procured and delivered personal protective equipment, funded by Brazil to the Ministry of Health in Zambia. The equipment, consisting of 1,315 white overalls and 11,505 disposable gowns will be used in Zambia’s efforts to fight COVID-19.
Africa's agri-food systems must be transformed to make healthy diets more affordable for Africans. That is the central message of a new report launched today by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the African Union Commission (AUC).
The Executive Council of the Ghana Football Association has agreed to the request of C.K Akonnor for the appointment of a second Assistant coach to further strengthen the technical team of the Black Stars.