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Omicron alert: 10 foreigners from African countries reported missing in Bangalore

India oi-Deepika S | Updated: Friday December 3, 2021, 4:21 PM [IST] Bangalore, December 03: At least 10 foreigners who have traveled to African countries have disappeared in Bangalore. It comes a day after Karnaraka reported the rapidly growing variant of the Omicron coronavirus in the country. “After Omicron’s discovery in South Africa, 57 passengers […]

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African countries stranded on Twitter by Jack Dorsey

In November 2019, Twitter CEO Jack Patrick Dorsey tweeted from Addis Ababa airport in Ethiopia that he would be relocating “Africa” up to six months in 2020. His much-publicized month-long tour of the continent, where he visited Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa and Ethiopia, was over and the billionaire was feeling nostalgic. “Africa will define the […]

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Japan to ban foreign residents from returning from 10 African countries

The government will ban foreign residents from returning to Japan from 10 southern African countries from December 2 as a countermeasure against the Omicron variant of the new coronavirus. Japanese nationals who have visited the same countries – South Africa, Angola, Eswatini, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique and Lesotho – will still be allowed […]

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The Latest: CDC Says People 18 and Over Should Get Booster Shot | Govt. & Politics

WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden will urge Americans to get vaccinated and receive a booster as he seeks to allay concerns over the new COVID-19 omicron variant. But he won’t immediately push for more restrictions to stop its spread, his chief medical adviser has said. Dr Anthony Fauci, the country’s leading infectious disease expert and […]

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South Africa is better vaccinated than most African countries

At first glance, the emergence of the Omicron variant is the unfortunate fulfillment of expert predictions that failure to prioritize vaccinations for African countries would allow the coronavirus to continue circulating and mutating there, putting at risk the world’s ability to move beyond the pandemic. While Western countries kept most of the global vaccine supply […]

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United States joins restriction of travel from African countries on new variant of covid

Reuters Sat Nov 27, 2021 9:59 AM Last update: Sat Nov 27, 2021 10:09 AM Passengers pass through the terminal at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey, United States, November 24, 2021. REUTERS “> Passengers pass through the terminal at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey, United States, November 24, 2021. […]

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Saudi Arabia suspends flights to and from 7 African countries due to new variant of COVID-19

Armenians have sought their fortunes and found refuge in Arab countries for centuries LONDON: When Armen Sarkissian, the President of Armenia, got off his plane in Riyadh in October this year, he became the first president of the small former Soviet republic to visit Saudi Arabia. For almost 30 years since Armenia declared independence from […]

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What African countries have taken away from COP26

The 26th United Nations climate change conference, COP26, recently ended, with the aim of uniting countries in the fight against climate change. Climate change issues are likely to hit African countries the hardest, although the continent is least responsible for climate change. We asked Mouhamadou Bamba Sylla, AIMS-Canada Research Chair in Climate Change Science at […]

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a new index shows how

Awukye was sentenced to 10 years in prison in Ghana for possession of cannabis. The experience, he said, shattered his family’s dreams. Michael Anami, a Kenyan, recalled the “multiple arrests, beatings, incarceration and premature deaths” he had witnessed as a drug policy activist and former user. These are just a few of the poignant stories […]