The countries were seeking further clarification on the safety of the vaccine after reports of blood clots in some receivers.
But the UK and European health officials say the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid vaccine is safe.
African governments though were urged not to lose faith in Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid vaccine.
African nations rely on the AstraZeneca jab since it is cheaper and easier to store than other vaccines.
Dr Richard Mihigo – the WHO’s head of immunisation in Africa – said the product had so far proved to be safe.