Despite a late start, Tanzania is trying to catch up with others in slowing down the spread of Covid-19 through its vaccination campaign. But ... one epidemiologist tells The Africa Report that Tanzanian authorities are underreporting the number of delta variant cases that are on the rise.
A businessman with Gaddafi regime ties, Abdelhamid Debaiba defied the odds when a UN-led dialogue chose him as prime minister earlier this month, despite French and Egyptian backing for a rival list led by the east Libyan parliament speaker Aguileh Saleh and west Libyan interior minister Fathi Bashagha. One powerbroker, however, breathed a sigh of relief. Khalifa Haftar, the military commander who launched a devastating war on Tripoli in 2019 only to be defeated and increasingly marginalised, was back in the saddle.