The African Union has secured more than 100 million vaccine doses with partial help from the United States. Meanwhile, China will begin vaccinating children as young as 3 years old. Follow DW for more.
The move comes after a military junta arrested President Alpha Conde and suspended the country's constitution.
The African Union Special Envoy for Covid-19 response Strive Masiyiwa says African countries want to buy Covid-19 vaccines rather than keep waiting for jabs and implores producers to give the continent a fair shot at access.
2 Jun 2021
Mali has been suspended from the African Union after Colonel Assimi Goita took power in a coup. The AU said the suspension would stay in place "until normal constitutional order has been restored."