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[This Day] Ogun State -- Adewale Kupoluyi writes that while the availability of vaccines is a positive development, non-pharmaceutical measures should not be abandoned.

[The Conversation Africa] A new variant of coronavirus has swept across the United Kingdom and been detected in the United States, Canada and elsewhere. Scientists are concerned that these new strains may spread more easily.

[DW] Burkina Faso has a thriving theater tradition. But terrorism and the coronavirus are curtailing the activities of its only permanent theater.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -- The trio of Kagiso Rabothako, Kennedy Segole and Aron Kulobe going by stage, Heroshima music group has dropped an Afro House single track, A re yeng.

[Nyasa Times] Four Malawian urban musicians have teamed up to release Osaphweketsa single which depict real life scenarios applied to address the myths and misconceptions of Covid-19.

[Namibian] A GROUP of Walvis Bay residents completed recording a version of the 'We are the World' unity song this week.

[Nation] Chesamisi High School in Kimilili Sub-county, Bungoma County, was closed indefinitely on Sunday following destructive student riots over a change in the entertainment programme.

[Nation] Kenya Pipeline Company Ltd has released Sh14 million towards 2021 scholarship programme for Persons Living with Disabilities (PWDs).

[Premium Times] ... the bottom-line is that doctorates from Nigerian universities would not be taken seriously in Euro-America unless, largely, the graduates from Nigeria are able to match the research skills of graduates from Euro-American universities... What makes a university is not the teaching but the research.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Kenyans have been urged to contribute to the recovery of the tourism sector which has been adversely affected by the harsh economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

[East African] Burundi, which describes itself as "The Heart of Africa", is generally bypassed by travellers to the region, with its more famous neighbours -- Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda -- taking the lion's share of East Africa's tourism pie.

[This Day] Air Peace has announced that it would resume flights into Dubai via Sharjah on February 5, 2021.

In 2011, street artists used their creativity to voice dissent in Egypt as thousands of protesters clamored for a regime change in Cairo's Tahrir Square.

The names of ten million victims of the Holocaust are recorded in the Arolsen Archives. For a week, these names will be projected publicly in Berlin, and shared with the world via livestream.

The long-serving CNN presenter had recently been admitted to a Los Angeles hospital after testing positive for COVID-19. No official cause of death was given, but he had suffered several health problems in recent years.

[Daily News] TWENTY girls from Temeke Secondary School in Temeke Municipality- Dar es Salaam Region have completed a one year Information and Communication Technology (ICT) course dubbed 'Skills for their Future' aimed at equipping them for the fourth industrial revolution.

[New Frame] The Nedbank Running Club athlete speaks about being raped, her road to recovery and how she supports others, and the impact of delivering talks to convicted rapists.

[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles' longest-serving woman parliamentarian - Joevana Charles - died at her home on Sunday. She was 66. Her funeral was held on Friday at the St Therese church at Plaisance..

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