Internationally focused news and stories on the COVID-19 outbreak
Chad: President Deby wins reelection, extending 30 years in power
Chadian President Idriss Deby Itno has won a sixth term in office, according to provisional election results. He had campaigned for peace and security in a country afflicted by violence.
"Stop comparing me with Magufuli," Suluhu rants at Tanzania's MPs
Tanzania’s President Samia Suluhu Hassan took a bold step to demand members of parliament to stop comparing her with the former leader John Pombe Magufuli.
Drones are delivering COVID-19 vaccines in Africa through ‘highways in the sky’
Zipline, a medical delivery drone system, is working to deliver millions of COVID-19 vaccines across Africa. To overcome this pandemic, new infrastructure must be utilized to ensure that the global distribution of vaccines is both effective and equitable.
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India reports over 200 000 Covid-19 cases in 24 hours
This week, India became the country with the second-highest number of confirmed Covid-19 cases globally.
European Super League chairman: 'We're doing this to save football'
The new tournament has been criticised as a closed competition that will destroy clubs at all levels, but its chairman disagrees.
Greece lifts quarantine for some vaccinated travellers
Greece said Monday that travellers from the EU and five other countries who are fully vaccinated or have a recent negative Covid test will no longer have to quarantine on arrival.