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.
In an interview with FRANCE 24, Christine Schraner Burgener, the UN special envoy on Myanmar, held out hope that the military would not brutally crack down on the ongoing mass protest movement against the February 1 coup. She also called for "targeted sanctions" on leaders of the regime and said she had asked them to allow her to visit the country, a request they have rejected "for the moment".
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