Daily Archives: December 27, 2020

Mozambique: Covid-19 – Three More Deaths, and 54 New Cases

Maputo — The Mozambican health authorities reported on Saturday the death of a further three people from the Covid-19 respiratory disease.According to a Ministry of Health press release, the latest victims are all Mozambican men, aged 54, 70 and 71, wh…

Mozambique: 37 Terrorists Killed in Run-Up to Christmas

Maputo — The Mozambican defence and security forces killed 37 terrorists and seized 21 firearms from them in the northern province of Cabo Delgado during the week prior to Christmas, according to the general commander of the police force, Bernadino Raf…

Nurse, 29, First to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine in Italy

ROME – Italians began to receive COVID-19 vaccines Sunday after the first batch of nearly 10,000 doses arrived. Italians hope that the massive vaccination campaign will soon bring an end to lockdowns and return them to their normal lives.A 29-year-old …

UK Expected to Approve AstraZeneca Vaccine This Week

British authorities are expected to approve the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine this week, and the head of the company said it will be as effective against the virus as the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines. AstraZeneca chief executive Pascal Sorio…

East Africa: Cyclone Over Madagascar, Heading Towards Beira

Maputo — Tropical cyclone Chalane hit the east coast of Madagascar on Saturday, and is now forecast to follow a course that will take it across the Mozambique Channel in the direction of Beira.According to the Joint Typhoon Warning Centre (JTWC), opera…

East Africa: Cyclone Over Madagascar, Heading Towards Beira

Maputo — Tropical cyclone Chalane hit the east coast of Madagascar on Saturday, and is now forecast to follow a course that will take it across the Mozambique Channel in the direction of Beira.According to the Joint Typhoon Warning Centre (JTWC), opera…