The African Union, according to reports, has secured close to 300 million Covid-19 vaccine doses to help the African continent combat the incessant spread of dreaded coronavirus disease.
The Chairman of the international organization, Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to make an announcement on the development later on Wednesday, January 13, 2021.
According to reporter, Nicaise Ndembi of Associated Press, the vaccine doses are being secured independently of the global Covax effort.
There have been 3,085,009 cases of the virus confirmed in Africa so far, with more than 73,504 deaths, according to the Africa Center for Disease Control.
Individual countries on the continent have been negotiating with pharmaceutical companies to purchase large quantities of the Covid-19 vaccine.
So far South Africa is among the first few countries on the continent to secure its first One million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine from Serum Institute Of India (SII).
In other news, A lady has shockingly revealed how her dead father directed her to a treasure he hid before he died.
It was gathered that Vincent Matope Gavi was arrested and convicted for robbery in 2008 together with two accomplices after robbing a foreigner of US dollars and South African Rands.
He died in 2016 and was buried in Rafingora without disclosing where he had stashed his bounty.
However, the family members of a robber who died in prison in 2016 have been arrested after they dug up the yard and garden at the house where he was a tenant more than 13 years ago. After being interrogated, the daughter, Mellisa Mutandwa (20), who resides in Chinhoyi, claimed that her late father’s spirit had spoken to her in a dream and directed her to the house he used to rent with his family before his arrest.
By: Edwin Abanga