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Burundi closes night clubs as it records spike in Covid-19 cases

The Burundian government on Monday banned night clubs over the increased number of Covid-19 cases since the beginning of this year.

Several gorillas at San Diego Zoo in US test positive for COVID

Several gorillas at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park have tested positive for the coronavirus in what are believed to be the...

South Sudan: Protecting health workers from COVID-19

When COVID-19 was declared in South Sudan, preventing healthcare workers became a priority of the government, the UN and other partners.

Kenya begins digital verrification of COVID-19 certificate.

Tomori, NCMP - In a statement seen by NCMP, Kenya is to commence the digital verrification of certificate presented by travelers within...

COVID-19: Kenya records 335 new cases, 340 recoveries, 8 deaths

The Ministry of Health on Thursday announced that 335 people tested positive for COVID-19 from a sample size of 5,424 tested in...

South Sudan requests 5M+ doses of COVID-19 vaccine

South Sudan's government has joined other African countries and officially requested the Gavi Vaccine Alliance to provide over 5 million doses of...

Kenya extends night curfew for 3 months

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Sunday extended the night curfew for three months as part of measures to help contain the spread...

South Sudan mulls import of COVID-19 vaccines as cases surge

South Sudan said on Wednesday that it is working with the Global Alliance for Vaccines (GAVI) to acquire vaccines for COVID-19 in...

South Sudan Concert Draws Tens of Thousands in Defiance of COVID-19 Protocols

JUBA , SOUTH SUDAN - Health experts in South Sudan are criticizing organizers of a weekend concert in Juba where tens of...

South Sudan: The Incredible Story of Dr Emmanuel Taban

Born in a tiny village in South Sudan, Emmanuel Taban was one of five siblings raised by a single mother. At 14...

Late Telar said COVID-19 is real, but Kiir gathered troops for a peace concert without masks

On Christmas Eve this year, Hon. Telar Ring Deng informed his relatives and the general public that he has tested positive for...

Former Kaloleni MP succumbs suspected COVID-19

The former lawmaker was receiving treatment at a private hospital in Mombasa where he had been admitted after contracting the disease.

Telar Ring Deng dies of Covid-19 related complications

Tomori, NCMP - Former South Sudan Ambassador to Russia and former Presidential Legal Advisor, Telar Ring Deng died today at IDU at Juba Teaching Hospital in Juba where...

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South Sudan changes time zone

South Sudan will change its time zone by setting the clock back 1 hour on February 1, 2021, the government spokesperson has...

Dr. Emmanuel Taban recognized as one of the 100 Most Influential Africans: From refugee to COVID-19 expert

Dr. Emmanuel Taban, a South Sudanese physician who lives in South Africa, is being recognized by the New African Magazine as one...

Kenya Boniface Mwangi: Using images to battle corruption

After years spent risking his life photographing protest movements against government corruption, Kenya’s most prominent photojournalist laid down his stills camera to...

Ethiopia says Sudan invasion violates bilateral agreements on border issues

On Wednesday, the Sudanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs and National Borders Commission organized a briefing for the diplomatic community in Khartoum.