Edition:
International

Edward McAllister

RPT-EXCLUSIVE-In boost for Africa, Senegal aims to make COVID shots next year

Jun 07 2021

* Deal aims to produce 300 mln doses of COVID vaccine by end 2022

In boost for Africa, Senegal aims to make COVID shots next year

Jun 06 2021

DAKAR (Reuters) -Senegal could begin producing COVID-19 vaccines next year under an agreement with Belgian biotech group Univercells aimed at boosting Africa's drug-manufacturing ambitions, a source involved in funding the project told Reuters. | Video

EXCLUSIVE-In boost for Africa, Senegal aims to make COVID shots next year

Jun 06 2021

* Deal aims to produce 300 mln doses of COVID vaccine by end 2022

The real threat to Chad's military rulers: unemployed youth

Apr 30 2021

N'DJAMENA When Neldjibaye Madjissem graduated with a mathematics degree in 2015, he began searching for work as a school teacher.

Two dead, 27 hurt as Chad protesters demand civilian rule

Apr 27 2021

N'DJAMENA (Reuters) -At least two people were killed and 27 wounded in street clashes in Chad on Tuesday between protesters demanding a return to civilian rule and security forces, prompting key ally France to condemn the crackdown. | Video

Chad military refuses talks with rebels as opposition presses for civilian rule

Apr 26 2021

N'DJAMENA Chad's ruling military council has rejected an offer from northern rebels for a ceasefire and talks, calling them "outlaws" who needed to be tracked down and arrested for their role in the battlefield death of President Idriss Deby.

Chadian rebels under fire as they vow to advance on capital

Apr 24 2021

N'DJAMENA (Reuters) -Chad's military said on Saturday it has bombarded northern rebels "to the verge of despair" to stop an advance on the capital N'Djamena, following the funeral of President Idriss Deby who died of battlefield injuries.

Chadian rebels vow to resume advance after Deby's funeral

Apr 24 2021

N'DJAMENA Rebels in northern Chad were preparing to advance on the capital N'Djamena, a spokesman said on Saturday, following the funeral of President Idriss Deby who died on the battlefield.

Thousands attend funeral of Chad's Deby, Macron pledges French support

Apr 24 2021

N'DJAMENA Thousands of people attended the funeral of Chad's slain leader Idriss Deby on Friday, with French President Emmanuel Macron leading tributes to the long-ruling strongman whose death in a battle with rebels has thrown the country into crisis.

Explainer-Who are the rebels threatening to take Chad's capital?

Apr 22 2021

DAKAR Libya-based rebels have set their sights on Chad's capital N'Djamena after the battlefield death of President Idriss Deby on Monday. Here are some facts about the Front for Change and Concord in Chad (FACT):

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'Pingdemic' puts Britain's food supply under strain

LONDON (Reuters) -British supermarkets said on Thursday that some products were in short supply and petrol stations had been forced to close after the official health app told hundreds of thousands of workers to isolate following contact with someone with COVID-19.