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AU meeting focuses on COVID-19, institutional reform

Envoys of African countries gathered for the 41st Ordinary Session of the African Union (AU) Permanent Representatives’ Committee (PRC) have called for continuous anti-pandemic efforts and institutional reform. Edward Xolisa Makaya, the current PRC Chairperson, also Ambassador of the Republic of South Africa, commended in his opening remarks on Wednesday …

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WHO Chief spells out three COVID-19 lessons

The COVID-19 pandemic has so far had three lessons for all member states of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations (UN) agency itself, WHO Director General, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said here on Monday. Addressing the 148th session of the WHO Executive Board, Tedros said that first of …

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