Simon Ateba is Chief White House Correspondent for Today News Africa. Simon covers President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, the U.S. government, the United Nations, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and other financial and international institutions in Washington D.C. and New York City.
With the latest 4 million Moderna vaccine donations to Nigeria and 5.6 million Pfizer to South Africa announced on Wednesday, the United States has now shipped a total of 16.4 million vaccine doses to Africa from a pledge President Joseph R. Biden Jr. made on May 17 when he announced that the U.S. will donate 80 million vaccine doses to the world by the end of June, including 25 million to African nations.
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