Daily Archives: August 5, 2021

More Than 40 Die in 2-Vehicle Collision in Mali

A deadly vehicle collision this week in the West African nation of Mali has been blamed on bad weather and the chronically poor state of the roads.Forty-one people were killed and 33 injured Tuesday when a passenger bus and a truck carrying agricultura…

Jihadi Rebels Kill 30 in North Burkina Faso, Says Official

At least 30 people, including members of the military, were killed by jihadi rebels in northern Burkina Faso, the government said Thursday. Eleven civilians, 15 soldiers, and four volunteer defense fighters were killed by “terrorists” in several villa…

Vaccine Shipments to Africa Picking Up Amid Upsurge of COVID-19

The World Health Organization says shipments of coronavirus vaccine to Africa are picking up while the continent continues to grapple with an upsurge in COVID-19 infections.After a slight dip in cases last week, the third wave of COVID-19 has come roar…