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The Democratic Republic of Congo has entered the fourth wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, health officials in the country have announced. The head of the technical secretariat of the response against the Covid-19, Dr Jean-Jacques Muyembe announced that DR Congo is experiencing a surge in coronavirus cases. This was made known in the bulletin of […]

Following the first lab tests of the new Omicron variant in South Africa suggesting that it can partially evade the Pfizer jab, the World Health Organization (WHO) maintains that the vaccines should work against the variant. Researchers say there was a “very large drop” in how well the vaccine’s (Pfizer) antibodies neutralized the new strain. […]

Saif al-Islam al-Gaddafi, 49, on Sunday appeared at the election centre in the southern town of Sebha to register as a presidential candidate for the December Libyan vote. “Saif al-Islam al-Gaddafi submitted … his candidacy for the presidential election to the High National Electoral Commission office in the southern city of Sebha,” a statement by the commission said on Sunday. This vote process according to Reuters is planned to help end the years of […]

In a move that sent shockwaves across the Tech world, international tech giant, Facebook, on Thursday officially changed their company name to “Meta” The move was announced by Facebook founder, CEO and international Billionaire Mark Zuckerberg. Zuckerberg created the social media website while still a student of Havard back in February , 2004, naming it […]

Industrial Hemp Uganda Ltd has confirmed that it exported 400kgs of medical marijuana were to Germany on 16th October from Uganda. According to www.gmg-compliance.org, a website run by a German-based training institution on good manufacturing practices for health product makers, a kilogram of medical cannabis costs approximately USH18 million. The same source claims that Medical […]

Union leaders in Zimbabwe have vehemently opposed the government’s announcement made yesterday, Sunday that workers who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 will no longer be allowed at work and will not be paid. This comes after a statement by Zimbabwe’s secretary for Information, Ndabaningi Nick Mangwan over the weekend that unvaccinated workers would not […]

The UK government has called on their nationals currently situated in Uganda, to be extremely vigilant about their security especially in crowded and public places like hotels, transport hubs, restaurants and bars and during sporting events or gatherings. However police spokesperson Fred Enanga has said there is no need to elevate the threat levels as […]

Former Malawian Member of Parliament, Clement Chiwaya, shot himself dead in an office in parliament. Chiwaya is reportedly to have entered the office of the clerk of parliament on Thursday this week and shot himself with the clerk watching. “Honorable Chiwaya was involved in an accident while using his purchased vehicle. Unfortunately, the comprehensive insurance […]

Former South African President Jacob Zuma’s corruption trial resumes today in a Pietermaritzburg high court after many times of rescheduling. According to a report by BBC, Zuma is facing charges in connection with a multibillion-dollar arms deal in which he is accused of accepting bribes from a French company Thales in the 1990s. However, both […]

At around 8:00am (06:00 GMT), a gunman opened fire at Perm State University in the Russian City of Perm and killed at least eight people and nineteen injured. The University is located around 1,300 kilometres (800 miles) east of the capital, Moscow, in the Urals. According to the BBC, the assailant walked on to the campus […]