18 Dec 2021
Global health body said the new variant has a "substantial growth advantage over delta". More data is still needed to determine the severity of the strain.
13 Jul 2021
Africa is being hit hard by a third wave of Covid-19. The continent has marked its worst week yet of the pandemic and the WHO warns that the worst is yet to come. Meanwhile, Uganda is still facing its second wave. We speak to epidemiologist Chris Baryomunsi about the measures taken there. Plus, human rights groups welcome the jailing of former South African president Jacob Zuma after he handed himself in to serve a 15-month sentence for contempt of court.