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Nigeria’s singers Davido, Tiwa Savage and Falz won awards at the 5th All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, held in Accra, Ghana Saturday night.
Democratic Republic of Congo-born rapper, Maître Gims and South African singer, Shekhinah, each received seven nominations to emerge the highest nominated artistes.
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Maltese authorities have seized counterfeit Libyan money worth $1.1 billion that was printed by a Russian firm and worsen the north African country’s economic problems, the US State Department said.
Sudan has summoned the Ethiopian embassy's chargé d'affaires over a border attack by suspected Ethiopian rebel fighters that killed and wounded several Sudanese army personnel and civilians, Khartoum said in a statement on Saturday.
Thirteen people died on Friday when villagers fought back against armed cattle thieves in Katsina State where rustling has been on the increase.
The State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Dominic Ukpong, who announced this on Saturday said those discharged have been certified negative by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, bringing to 16, the total of those treated and discharged of the viral infection since the first set of cases were recorded on April 1, 2020.
Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Director-General of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), disclosed this in an interview with newsmen in Lagos on Saturday.
Though the COVID-19 pandemic situation is gradually becoming part of the life of Nigerians, a few more positive cases, discharges and deaths are being reported on a daily basis as was done Bauchi State which recorded two more deaths and one new case as of Thursday, 28th May 2020.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Sunday, recorded 313 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, taking the toll of active cases to 5350.
Former Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez has been linked with a sensational return to St. James’ Park ahead of the 2020-21 season.
A drug treatment that appears to shorten recovery time for people with coronavirus is being made available on the NHS.
Countries, where coronavirus infections are declining, could still face an “immediate second peak” if they let up too soon on measures to halt the outbreak, the World Health Organization said on Monday.