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Coca-Cola, Pespi, 5 others agree to limit sugar content of drinks

Seven major drinks companies including Coca-Cola and PepsiCo will limit the sugar content of drinks they sell in Singapore, as part of the city-state’s campaign to fight diabetes.

WHO to prevent cholera, malaria in Sierra Leone

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is working closely with the Government of Sierra Leone to prevent the spread of malaria and cholera in the wake of last week’s mudslides and flooding in Freetown.

Strange disease kills 50 people in Kogi

A strange disease, whose symptoms include diarrhoea, bloodstained vomiting and high fever has killed 50 people at Okunran, Okoloke and Isanlu-Esa villages in Yagba West Local Government of Kogi.

Pig organs could soon be transplanted into humans

Scientists have cleared a major barrier to transplanting organs from pigs into humans after removing threatening viruses from the animals' Deoxy ribonucleic Acid (DNA)/genetic material.

Obasanjo lauds FUNAAB over plan to establish diabetes centre

Former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has lauded the management of the Federal University of Agriculture (FUNÀAB), over its plan to establish a diabetes research centre.

36 killed in Chinese road tunnel crash

A coach has crashed into the wall of a tunnel in China, killing at least 36 people and injuring 13, state media report.

Nigeria can save 10,000 lives by November with malaria control – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says Nigeria can save 10,000 lives by November if targeted steps are taken towards malaria prevention and control.

Kosovo Roma seek justice for lead-poisoned children

Kosovo's Roma minority "are not treated as humans," laments Florim Masurica, who is seeking justice for his disabled son, one of the children suffering from suspected lead-poisoning contracted at post-war United Nations camps.

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Kaduna govt to track those circulating false pictures to incite violence

Kaduna State Government on Wednesday said it would punish those circulating false images of crisis victims on social media platforms aimed at inciting people to violence in the state.

Neymar denied Barca return in Champions League groups

Neymar will be denied an immediate return to Barcelona when the Champions League draw is made in Monaco on Thursday.

Kwara records second Lassa fever case

Kwara State government has confirmed another case of Lassa fever in the Ifelodun local government area of the state.

Four Police officers detained over extortion in Lagos

The Nigeria Police Force said it had taken into custody four policemen for allegedly extorting N15,000 from a victim (name withheld) along Ogudu area of Lagos State.

Anambra guber: Yul Edochie picks DPC nomination form

Yul Edochie‎, Nollywood actor, has picked up his nomination form to run for the Anambra governorship election on the platform of the Democratic Peoples’ Congress (DPC).

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Anti-Grace Mugabe protests outside SADC summit in South Africa

Anti-Grace Mugabe protests have been staged outside the venue of ongoing Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) summit in South Africa.

We can combat hate speech without trampling on citizens’ rights – Sani

The senator representing Kaduna Central, Sen. Shehu Sani, Friday, said that Nigerians can fight hate speech without violating the right to freedom of opinion and the right to condemn the government, if they involve themselves and come together to agree on one simple definition of the term ‘Hate speech’.

Iranian court orders US to pay $245m to victims of chemical attacks in Iran-Iraq...

An Iranian court ordered the U.S. administration to pay $245 million to the victims of chemical attacks carried out by Saddam Hussein’s forces during the Iran-Iraqi war of 1980 to 1988.

Adeosun appointed board chairperson of ECOWAS Bank

Kemi Adeosun, minister of finance, has been appointed the chairperson, board of governors of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Bank for Investment and Development.

Dortmund unhappy with Barcelona over Dembele

Borussia Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke has criticised Barcelona over their role in the Ousmane Dembele transfer saga.