Yes, for standing and defeating Gen. Museveni in an election, which he resoundingly rigged, I am still under house arrest 8 days later! I thank all friends in Uganda and abroad who continue to stand with us, until we put an end to this indignity. Uganda will be free.
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South Africa to pay big premium for AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine from India's SII - Business Day
What’s maddening is that South Africans risked their health to be part of AZ trials and the government then accepts the argument that SA didn’t participate in research & development of the vaccine.
Congratulations to @POTUS. Joining my voice to other Africans at home and in the Diaspora who hope for a better, more substantive engagement. We're rooting for you and hope you can achieve your agenda - both for the American people and for the world. THREAD
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The global and pan-African vaccine response is, compared with past pandemics, remarkable, even if it is still not as fast and fair as one would like.
At this rate it will take years to vaccinate some populations, prolonging the pandemic: “The longer the virus is able to travel the world, the greater the risk of mutations and the greater the risk that the vaccines we do have will become ineffective”
Just filed my last piece of the year.
Bloody knackered but I feel so lucky to do this job.
Among other things, in 2020 I’ve reported on:
— How African politics is becoming more competitive. Young people sick and tired of their ageing rulers (1/12)
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