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Omar Mohammed

Tanzania poised to join COVAX vaccine-sharing facility - WHO

11:10am EDT

NAIROBI (Reuters) -Tanzania is working to join the COVAX global vaccine-sharing facility and will sit down with aid agencies next week to plan its first national COVID inoculation campaign, World Health Organization officials said on Thursday.

Kenya's Cheruiyot adjusts to reality of preparing for the Olympics in a pandemic

May 13 2021

NAIROBI (Reuters) -Coach Bernard Ouma barked orders to start stretching and the team of a dozen athletes fanned out in the morning sunshine, leaving a good six feet between them. | Video

Olympics-Kenya's Cheruiyot adjusts to reality of preparing for the Olympics in a pandemic

May 11 2021

NAIROBI, May 11 Coach Bernard Ouma barked orders to start stretching and the team of a dozen athletes fanned out in the morning sunshine, leaving a good six feet between them.

Air Seychelles sets final terms in Etihad debt row

May 06 2021

NAIROBI, May 6 State-owned Air Seychelles will not pay more than $20 million to holders of bonds worth $72 million, a government official told Reuters, even though creditors have threatened to wind the African airline up if they are not paid in full.

MultiChoice's Showmax invests in African content for growth

Apr 27 2021

NAIROBI MultiChoice's online streaming platform Showmax is investing in producing its own local content for African audiences as it competes for their attention against Netflix on the continent, a senior executive told Reuters. | Video

African countries urged not to waste vaccines after expiry confusion

Apr 22 2021

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) -The African Union's disease control body and World Health Organization on Thursday urged African countries not to waste COVID-19 vaccines donated to them, after confusion in Malawi and South Sudan about whether doses they received had expired.

Kipchoge warming up for Olympics marathon in Netherlands race

Apr 16 2021

NAIROBI Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge, the Olympic marathon champion and world record holder, said he was looking forward to a beautiful race on Sunday in Enschede, the Netherlands, a run he sees as crucial preparation for this year's Tokyo Olympics.

Athletics-Kipchoge warming up for Olympics marathon in Netherlands race

Apr 16 2021

NAIROBI, April 16 Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge, the Olympic marathon champion and world record holder, said he was looking forward to a beautiful race on Sunday in Enschede, the Netherlands, a run he sees as crucial preparation for this year's Tokyo Olympics.

UPDATE 3-Kenya extends nationwide COVID-19 curfew for two months

Mar 12 2021

NAIROBI, March 12 Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday extended a nationwide overnight COVID-19 curfew for 60 days to battle a third wave of infections in East Africa's most developed economy.

'Coronavirus can't kill me now'; Africans cheer rollout of COVAX vaccinations

Mar 05 2021

ABUJA/NAIROBI Nigeria, Kenya and Rwanda started inoculating frontline healthcare workers and vulnerable citizens against COVID-19 on Friday as Africa, the world's poorest continent and home to 1.3 billion people, stepped up its vaccination campaigns.

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