January 2, 2022

China To Donate Two Million Doses Sinovac Vaccines To Botswana

GABORONE– Chinese Ambassador to Botswana, Wang Xuefeng, announced yesterday that, China will donate two million doses of Sinovac vaccine to Botswana in 2022.“We hope that this new batch of donations will further help the Botswana government with its na…

2 People Killed in Anti-Military Protests in Sudan, Doctors Say

KHARTOUM, SUDAN — Security forces killed two people during protests in Sudan against military rule on Sunday, a doctors’ committee said.This brought to 56 the death toll in protests since a coup on Oct. 25, the Central Committee of Sudanese Doctors sai…

US removes Ethiopia, Mali and Guinea from trade pact

WASHINGTON— President Joe Biden’s administration announced that it had excluded Ethiopia, Mali and Guinea from a US-Africa trade agreement, saying the actions of the three governments violated its principles.“The United States today terminated Ethiopia…

Mali proposes five-year election delay to West African bloc

BAMAKO— Mali’s interim authorities have proposed to its West African neighbours that a transition back to democracy following a 2020 military coup be extended by five years, the foreign minister said.The transitional government initially agreed to hold…

Record Cargo Shipped Through Egypt’s Suez Canal Last Year

Egypt’s Suez Canal Authority said the key waterway netted record revenues last year, despite the coronavirus pandemic and a six-day blockage by a giant cargo ship, the Ever Given.Connecting the Red Sea and the Mediterranean, the canal accounts for roug…

Funeral service of Mr. Romodan Mohammed-Nur

The funeral service of veteran freedom fighter and one of the pioneers and prominent leaders of the Eritrean Liberation struggle, Mr. Romodan Mohammed-Nur was conducted today, 02 January at Asmara Martyrs Cemetery in the presence of President Isaias Af…