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The highly infectious variant of the novel coronavirus that is predominant in the United Kingdom may be up to 70 percent more deadly than previous strains, according to a report by the government’s scientific advisers.
Ethiopian Airlines is in talks over possible involvement in the rescue of flagship carrier South African Airways (SAA), the head of the airline told Reuters on Friday.
Kenya on Saturday urged tourists to sample the twin migration experience of the annual wildebeest migration in the world’s famous Maasai Mara and the whale migration in the coastal region.
The number of people facing acute food insecurity could nearly double this year to 265 million due to the economic fallout of COVID-19, the United Nations’ World Food Programme (WFP) said on Tuesday.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Tuesday threw his weight behind calls for an international inquiry into China’s initial response to the coronavirus and its origins.
The World Health Organisation has so far resisted describing the crisis as such, saying the word “pandemic” might spook the world further and lead some countries to lose hope of containing the virus.
North Korea has closed its borders from foreigners in a bid to prevent an outbreak of the coronavirus, refusing the humanitarian efforts of the United Nations, which is prepared to export goggles, thermometers, and stethoscopes to the country to help fight the threat of the virus.
Ned Nwoko, founder and president of Prince Ned Nwoko Foundation (PNNF), a humanitarian group, has taken the organisation’s ‘Malaria Eradication In Africa Project’ to Antarctica to address the scourge in Africa.
An American adventurer, Colin O’Brady, has become the first person to complete a solo trek across Antarctica without assistance of any kind.
New Zealand's prime minister Jacinda Ardern has become the first world leader in nearly 30 years to have a baby while in office.
Scientists said Tuesday that more of a giant France-sized glacier in Antarctica is floating on the ocean than previously thought, raising fears it could melt faster as the climate warms and have a dramatic impact on rising sea-levels.
New Zealand has joined Britain, the United States, Germany and France in condemning Russia over the nerve agent attack on a former spy and his daughter in England.
Tonga declared a state of emergency Monday as the Pacific island kingdom braces for a direct hit by a powerful cyclone that is threatening to become a Category Five superstorm.
Thousands of Adelie penguin chicks have been wiped out through mass starvation following a "catastrophic breeding failure" in Antarctica.
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Chelsea and Manchester United settled for a goalless draw in an encounter at Stamford Bridge that saw goal opportunities come at a premium.
The state's Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, said on Sunday, February 28, 2021 that the latest attacked happened in Igabi and Kajuru local government areas of the state.
Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has tasked the Kogi State Governor Alhaji Yahaya Bello on the need to sustain his current onslaught against criminality in the state.
Suspected bandits have attacked Gatawa town in Sabon Birni local government of Sokoto state, killing three persons, including a 7-year old internally dispaced person (IDP).
Romelu Lukaku scored after 33 seconds and then set up a second as Inter Milan beat Genoa 3-0 to extend their lead at the top of the Serie A table on Sunday.
A 30-year-old woman, Mary Ole, who allegedly defrauded her boyfriend of N9.5 million, on Friday appeared in an Ejigbo Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
Return of fans to the stadium is part of the road map out of lockdown expected be published today according to sportsmail, but it is considered that too early to cover the Carabao cup as government remains cautious about lifting the lockdown.
Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine said on Monday he was withdrawing a court case challenging presidential election results that handed victory to incumbent Yoweri Museveni, alleging bias by Supreme Court justices hearing the case.
Tiger Woods will not face any criminal charges following his single-car crash on Tuesday that left him with serious injuries.
Ikeja Electric (IE) Plc says all unmetered customers under its business unit, have now been scheduled for metering under the National Mass Metering Programme (NMMP).