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Millions Of Ugandans Denied Vital Services Over Digital ID Cards

Millions Of Ugandans Denied Vital Services Over Digital ID Cards

 Millions of Ugandans struggle to access vital public services and entitlements as they lack digital identity cards, six years after they were introduced, human rights groups said on Tuesday. Government data shows that a quarter of Ugandan adults, or 4.5 million people, did not have a biometric identity card in 2020, with pregnant women being […]

Tanzania Making Headway in War On Gender-Based Violence

Tanzania Making Headway in War On Gender-Based Violence

Maria Holmström, a lady from Finland who has lived in Tanzania for 12 years, is among the people who have made a remarkable contribution to ending violence against children and women in the country. Anna-Maria says Tanzania is on the right track in the FGM fight – given that the numbers are going down. With […]

Tobacco Sales Hit U.S.$100 Million in 14 Days

Tobacco Sales Hit U.S.$100 Million in 14 Days

Tobacco sales have hit US$100 million within a fortnight from the official opening of the 2021 marketing season indicating almost a 100 % per cent increase from figures recorded in the first nine days. The latest statistics released Thursday show that tobacco sales have now surpassed US$100m, 14 days into the marketing season. Records show […]

Strategies For Vaccinating Africa Against Covid-19 – CFA Forum with Africa CDC

Strategies For Vaccinating Africa Against Covid-19 – CFA Forum with Africa CDC

 The Constituency for Africa (CFA), in partnership with the Africa Trade Desk in Ottawa, will be organizing a public forum with the Africa Centres for Disease Control in Addis Ababa to discuss Africa’s strategy for vaccinating the continent. The forum will take place on Monday, April 19th from 10 am to 12 pm EST. The keynote speaker for the forum […]

‘Vaccine Grabbing’ Seen Fueling Risk Of Fake COVID-19 Jabs In Africa

‘Vaccine Grabbing’ Seen Fueling Risk Of Fake COVID-19 Jabs In Africa

The unequal global distribution of COVID-19 vaccines could spur the trade in fake doses in Africa – a hotspot for counterfeit medicines, analysts warned on Friday, citing the seizure of falsified vaccination shots in South Africa. With poorer countries grappling to procure enough vaccine doses for their people, criminals will likely see an opportunity to […]

Why Domestic Abuse Is Such a Difficult Subject For Churches

Why Domestic Abuse Is Such a Difficult Subject For Churches

Churches can be a refuge for women fleeing domestic abuse. But sometimes they can help perpetuate abuse by failing to offer support when needed. There can be many reasons for this. Sometimes it’s because church leaders simply don’t understand – or are not willing to accept – that domestic abuse occurs within their congregations. I […]

Over 6.5 Million Covid-19 Vaccinations Administered Across Continent

Over 6.5 Million Covid-19 Vaccinations Administered Across Continent

As of April 1, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached  4,215,600 while over 6,533,459 vaccinations have been administered across the continent. Reported deaths in Africa reached  112,759 and  3,796,312 people have recovered. South Africa has the most reported cases – 1,548,157 – and  52,846 people died. Other most-affected countries are Morocco ( 496,097 […]

Over 6.2 Million Covid-19 Vaccinations Administered Across Continent

Over 6.2 Million Covid-19 Vaccinations Administered Across Continent

As of March 26, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 4,146,450 while over 6,230,004 vaccinations have been administered across the continent. Reported deaths in Africa reached   111,195 and 3,720,972 people have recovered. South Africa has the most reported cases –   1,541,563 – and   52,535 people died. Other most-affected countries are Morocco (  493,353 […]

Over 5.2 Million Covid-19 Vaccinations Administered Across Continent

Over 5.2 Million Covid-19 Vaccinations Administered Across Continent

As of March 17, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached  4,052,766 while over 5,214,961 vaccinations have been administered across the continent. Reported deaths in Africa reached 108,422 and  3,642,442 people have recovered. South Africa has the most reported cases –  1,530,966 – and 51,560 people died. Other most-affected countries are Morocco ( 489,622 […]

Over 107,000 Covid-19 Deaths Across Continent

Over 107,000 Covid-19 Deaths Across Continent

 As of March 14, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached  4,027,046 while over 4,904,557 vaccinations have been administered across the continent. Reported deaths in Africa reached 107,527 and 3,610,623 people have recovered. South Africa has the most reported cases –  1,528,414  – and  51,261  people died. Other most-affected countries are Morocco ( 488,632 ), […]

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