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Zimbabwean government allay fears of COVID-19 vaccine shortages

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The Zimbabwean government on Friday allayed fears of COVID-19 vaccine shortages, following reports that most vaccination centers were now only administering second doses. ...
Workers refill medical oxygen cylinders at a charging station during the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: Naveen Sharma/SOPA Images via ZUMA Wire/dpa

India’s hospitals report dire oxygen shortages as Covid cases spiral

India on Friday logged over 332,730 new Covid-19 infections - once again the highest-ever daily infection count worldwide - as a major hospital in...
Dozens of Russian athletes have been tested positive for meldonium which was banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) from this year. (Sputnik Photo)

Russia offers Sputnik V vaccine doses to EU amid shortages

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dpa/GNA - Russia has offered the European Union doses of its Sputnik V vaccine against Covid-19 amid shortages of other coronavirus vaccines. In the...
On March 4, 2020, in the purification production workshop of Zhejiang Topsun Group Co., Ltd., workers were making medical disposable protective clothing. (Wang Zheng/People’s Daily online)

Unity can ease medical supply shortages in the world

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By Zhou Qing As novel coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19) spreads across the world, transportation barriers have become a major issue impeding the flow medical supplies...
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Zimbabwean’s Festive Mood Marred By Shortage of Fuel and Supplies

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Shortages of some basic commodities have marred the festive season in Zimbabwe, with many unable to get traditionally expected items such as soft drinks,...

UK Begins Post-Brexit Data Collection Exercise On Labour Shortages

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An informal information gathering exercise is going on across Whitehall as different departments talk to various sectors across the economy to piece together a...

Nigeria must harness window of potentials in ICT – Oracle

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Technology has been unanimously accepted by experts in the Information Technology Industry (ICT) as an available first-rate resource in Nigeria which will lose its...

Namibian businesses concerned about “artificial” land shortages

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Private businesses representatives body, the Namibian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NCCI) has expressed serious concern about the lack of adequate serviced land in...
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Liberia expects shortages as Ivory Coast blocks ship access

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Liberia was bracing Thursday for food and petrol shortages, after neighbouring Ivory Coast blocked access of ships from all four West African countries affected...
Hajara, 19, and her children await their first hot meal in over two months. They arrived at the Dosseye refugee camp in Chad the previous day after fleeing violence in Central African Republic. UNHCR/C.Fohlen

More food is needed to feed Africa’s 800,000 refugees

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The heads of two United Nations humanitarian agencies today issued an urgent appeal as food shortages hit nearly 800,000 refugees in Africa, threatening to...

Mahama Knew There Would Be Fuel Shortage But…

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Robert N.D. Mosore THE NEW Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament for Talensi and Deputy Ranking Member of the Committee on Energy and Mines,...

Fertilizer shortages a source of worry to farmers

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  The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has expressed worry about the sustainability of the Fertiliser Subsidy Programme (FSP)  being implemented by  the government. PFAG...

Governance failures said to be responsible for Global water shortages

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  The first ever forum on integrity in the water sector jointly organised by the Water Integrity Network (WIN), UNESCO ? IHE Institute for...

Syrian Village Of Houla Hits With Food Shortage And Other Supplies.

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A WFP food delivery being offloaded in Aleppo, Syria. Photo: OCHA/Gemma Connell 14 May 2013 ? A United Nations inter-agency mission that recently visited...

WFP Warns Of Growing Shortages In War-Torn Syria

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Syrian children outside their UNHCR tent at Jordan?s Za?atri refugee camp. Photo: UNHCR/M. Abu Asaker 8 January 2013 ? The United Nations food relief...

NPA Says Fuel Shortages To Stabilize Soon

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The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) says the current fuel shortage being experienced in Accra and other part of the country should end in a...

Iran?s Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Dismisses Health Minister Marzieh Vahid Dastjerdi

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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Thursday dismissed his only female cabinet minister, Health Minister Marzieh Vahid Dastjerdi, after she criticised her colleagues for failing...

FG allays fears over fuel scarcity

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Say the queues will disappear before Christmas The federal government has attributed the ongoing fuel shortages to "slight differences" between the union and...

More Gas For Western, Central Regions

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Consumers of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), in the Western and Central regions can heave a sigh of relief with the coming on board of...

Remove LPG Subsidies

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Government must remove subsidies on LPG if it wants to end shortages and ensure a regular, sustainable supply of the fuel, Torgbi Adaku V,...

IOM Drills Boreholes, Installs Water Tanks to Ease Water Shortages at Doro Refugee Camp...

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IOM Drills Boreholes, Installs Water Tanks to Ease Water Shortages at Doro Refugee Camp in South SudanGENEVA, Switzerland, June 29, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/...

South Sudan: worsening water shortages as refugee camps swell

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South Sudan: worsening water shortages as refugee camps swellGENEVA, Switzerland, June 26, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ ? More Sudanese refugees have flooded into camps...

UN relief official voices concern as fighting, food shortages uproot more Sudanese

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Sudanese refugees from Blue Nile state line up to collect water in a camp. Photo: UNHCR/V.Tan The top United Nations relief official in Sudan...

Nigerian fuel shortages loom as suppliers drop out

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Half budget for fuel subsidies this year already spent Nigeria faces fuel shortages as a crackdown on fraud and the government's lack of funds to...

What’s Causing Water Shortages in Ghana?

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Two journalists investigate the challenges of bringing the most basic necessity to the people of Ghana and Nigeria: clean, safe water. As part of...

Food shortages most pressing human rights issue in DPR Korea – UN expert

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Special Rapporteur Marzuki Darusman. UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferr? Chronic food shortages have become the most pressing human rights issue in the Democratic People?s Republic of...

MALAWI: Rising prices and looming maize shortages

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Queue at a depot of the state grain marketer - ADMARC - in 2005, when Malawi faced a severe food crisisLILONGWE/JOHANNESBURG, 9 February 2012...

South Sudan: UN agencies sound alarm on worsening food shortages

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Recent violence in South Sudan has resulted in large-scale displacement and has pushed the food security situation to crisis levels. Photo: WFP/R. Zahid Two...