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UN condemns killing of aid worker in South Sudan

The aid worker was killed when assailants fired at a clearly marked humanitarian vehicle

The top UN humanitarian official in South Sudan has called  for law enforcement along roads following the first killing of an aid worker in the country this year during an ambush in Budi, East Equatoria, on Wednesday. The aid worker was killed when assailants fired at a clearly marked humanitarian vehicle that was…

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    • Egypt receives second shipment of 1.77 million COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX Facility
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Egypt receives second shipment of 1.77 million COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX Facility

To date, Egypt has been allocated to receive a total of 4.5 milion doses of AstraZeneca vaccine through the COVAX Facility

An additional 1.77 million doses of the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine have arrived in Cairo, Egypt; The Ministry of Health and Population leads on scaling up vaccination campaigns across the country as Egypt faces third wave of COVID-19. Egypt yesterday received 1 768 800 COVID-19 AstraZeneca vaccine doses delivered via the COVAX Facility. This…

Hapag-Lloyd
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New Hapag-Lloyd East Africa service arriving in Kenya and Tanzania

Seven 2,800 TEU vessels being deployed in the service

East Africa Service 3 (EAS3) to arrive in Kenya and Tanzania next week; New service will offer excellent connections to Hapag-Lloyd’s (www.Hapag-Lloyd.com) global network; Seven 2,800 TEU vessels being deployed in the service. The new East Africa Service 3 (EAS3) will offer direct weekly sailings between China, South-East Asia, Kenya…

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Siemens, the German Government and the Solidarity Fund hand over a 100-bed modular hospital solution

The modular solution will be equipped with Siemens Healthineers medical technology

A 100-bed modular solution donated to Cecilia Makiwane Hospital; The modular solution will be equipped with Siemens Healthineers medical technology; The modular hospital will be powered with a solar modular configuration to enable a decentralized and clean power supply. At a ribbon cutting ceremony, Siemens South Africa, the German Ministry…

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    • Pozzovivo forced to withdraw from Giro d'Italia following stage 6 crash
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Pozzovivo forced to withdraw from Giro d'Italia following stage 6 crash

The 38-year-old crashed twice in the opening kilometres of the race, in extremely wet conditions

Team Qhubeka ASSOS’ (www.TeamQhubeka.com) general classification leader Domenico Pozzovivo has sadly been forced to withdraw from the 104th Giro d’Italia following crashing twice on stage six from Grotte di Frasassi to Ascoli Piceno. The 38-year-old crashed twice in the opening kilometres of the race, in extremely wet conditions, but gamely…

Ministry of Health, Kenya
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Coronavirus - Kenya: COVID-19 update (13 May 2021)

Total confirmed positive cases are now 164,720

334 people have tested positive to the disease, from a sample size of 4,155 tested in the last 24 hours. The positivity rate is now 8.0%. From the cases 329 are Kenyans while 5 are foreigners. Total confirmed positive cases are now 164,720 and cumulative tests so far conducted are…

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Coronavirus - Eswatini: COVID-19 daily update (13 May 2021)

Total daily tests: 838 New confirmed cases: 5 Cumulative confirmed cases: 18,497 Active cases: 40 Recoveries: 17,786 (2 new) Currently admitted: 4 New deaths: 0 Total deaths: 671 Total vaccinated to date: 35,227