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Coronavirus: Kenya’s clinical officers issue 14-day strike notice

Coronavirus: Kenya’s clinical officers issue 14-day strike notice

THE Kenya Union of Clinical Officers on Sunday gave the government a 14-day strike notice to meet their demands for better working conditions.
Pfizer out with 95% of COVID-19 vaccine trial success rate

Pfizer out with 95% of COVID-19 vaccine trial success rate

The world's giant pharmaceutical company, Pfizer has come out with 95% trial of COVID-19 vaccine success rate and two months of safety data, paving the way for the drugmaker to apply for an emergency U.S. authorisation within days, it said on Wednesday.
Man Utd, Arsenal vying for Dembele

Man Utd, Arsenal vying for Dembele

The duo of Manchester United and Arsenal are vying for the signature of Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembele - according to SPORT.
Britain's weekly COVID-19 deaths rise above 40%

Britain's weekly COVID-19 deaths rise above 40%

Weekly coronavirus deaths have climbed by 1,937 in England and Wales - a 40% increase on the previous rise and the second week in a row that the total has reached four figures, according to Sky News report.
Doctors threaten strike action after death of four colleagues

Doctors threaten strike action after death of four colleagues

The doctors' union in Kenya has threatened strike action after the death of four colleagues within a 24-hour period, although it is unclear if they had contact with coronavirus patients.
Africa’s internet economy could be worth $180 billion by 2025

Africa’s internet economy could be worth $180 billion by 2025

A new report released by Google and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), has estimated that Africa’s Internet economy has the potential to reach 5.2% of the continent’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 2025, contributing nearly $180 billion to its economy.
Ghana's former president, Jerry Rawlings, is dead

Ghana's former president, Jerry Rawlings, is dead

GHANA'S former leader, Jerry Rawlings, who seized power twice in military coups but went on to bring democratic rule to the West African country, died on Thursday at the age of 73, a presidency source said.
Israel discovers 3,000-year-old fortified building

Israel discovers 3,000-year-old fortified building

Israeli archaeologists have discovered a 3,000-year-old fortified building, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) said on Wednesday.
Black woman emerges Miss USA 2020

Black woman emerges Miss USA 2020

The first Black woman to be crowned Miss Mississippi USA is now the reigning Miss USA.
Ansu Fati out for four months after knee surgery

Ansu Fati out for four months after knee surgery

Barcelona wonder kid Ansu Fati was scheduled to undergo surgery on Monday after experiencing some discomfort in Barcelona 5-2 win over Real Betis on Saturday.