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Egypt, Seychelles get first jabs

The two countries have rolled out China’s Sinopharm vaccine, but data issues are likely to keep some countries from doing the same

WHO experts to arrive in Wuhan for delayed virus probe

The 10 scientists will investigate the origins of the new virus in a politically fraught mission that comes more than a year after the pandemic began, with accusations Beijing has tried to thwart the project.

Editorial: 2021 — No choice but be strong

Pharmaceutical companies are yet to register their vaccines with the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority, boding ill for its delivery to the public

Virtual reality a relief this year

Viewing January 8 off the screen instead of from the middle of a stadium should be the way of the future

NYSE scraps plan to delist China telecom firms

No detailed reason was given for the sudden reversal, which the exchange said came after "further consultation with relevant regulatory authorities".

WHO experts to wade into tricky territory in hunt for virus’ origins

A year after the outbreak started, WHO experts are due in China for a highly politicised visit to explore the origins of the coronavirus,...

Debt forgiveness will top the African agenda in 2021

After being praised for their handling of the pandemic, African countries must now confront the economic fallout – even as they grapple with existing political and security challenges

Racism endures, especially in Covid times

The Chinese community has been part of South Africa for 300 years, yet their contributions remain overlooked and they continue to experience discrimination

China’s resource-for-infrastructure deals

Are RFIs a viable model for aiding Africa’s economic development?

Covid-19 stems ‘white’ gold rush

The pandemic hit abalone farmers fast and hard. Prices have dropped and backers appear to be losing their appetite for investing in the delicacy

China’s resource-for-infrastructure deals

Are RFIs a viable model for aiding Africa’s economic development?

China blamed for Zambia’s debt, but the West’s banks and agencies enabled it

The narratives about the African country’s debt crisis are being used as fodder in geopolitical battles

Muddying the waters in the Musina Makhado economic zone

The public participation process on the environmental impact assessment for the area’s special economic zone has been shambolic

How US foreign policy under Donald Trump has affected Africa

Lesotho has been used as a microcosm in this article to reflect how the foreign policy has affected Africa

We should not ignore Guinea’s constitutional coup

Citizens have for a year protested against the president seeking a third term in office despite a two-term limit. Many have been killed — and 90 more people died in this week’s crackdown

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