Daily Archives: September 3, 2021

Airport COVID-19 testing lab from BGI safeguards Ethiopia-China Route

Fast and accurate testing labs at international terminals offer a new solution, as airports continue to be a focal point in the global spread of COVID-19 SHENZHEN, China, Sept. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — From April to August, 2021, BGI’s COVID-19 testing lab has helped 5,500 Chinese travelers safely fly out of  the Addis Ababa Bole International Airport. In April, BGI set […]

‘Very Brutal’: In Ethiopia, Tigray Forces Accused of Abuses

As they bring war to other parts of Ethiopia, resurgent Tigray fighters face growing allegations that they are retaliating for the abuses their people suffered back home.In interviews with The Associated Press, more than a dozen witnesses offered the …

Amnesty International: South Sudan Facing ‘New Wave of Repression’

South Sudan is witnessing a “new wave of repression”, global rights group Amnesty International warned Friday, with many activists now in hiding after a string of arrests in the conflict-wracked country.The world’s newest nation has suffered from chron…

African Union Makes Vaccine Deal for the Continent

The African Union has announced that Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines assembled in South Africa will no longer be exported to Europe and will instead be distributed among African countries.In addition, millions of J&J vaccines already shipped to Eur…

Mali Police March on Prison, Free Commander Held in Protest Deaths Inquiry

A special forces commander in Mali was freed on Friday after angry police officers marched to the prison where he was detained for allegedly using brute force to quash deadly protests last year. The head of the police counterterrorism unit, Oumar Samak…