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Malaria has killed more than 1 800 people in Burundi this year, the UN's humanitarian agency says, a death toll rivalling a deadly Ebola outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo.
Rwandan Health Minister, Diane Gashumba, on Thursday dismissed reports saying Rwanda has closed its border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) over fears of Ebola outbreak.
A year after the start of a deadly Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a third case has been confirmed on Thursday in the major border city of Goma, just as neighbouring Rwanda announced the closure of the border between the two countries.
The death toll from Ebola in Congo has surpassed 1,700, the Ministry of Health said on Friday.
Super Eagles’ midfielder Alex Iwobi has hailed the Super Eagles’ third place finish at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), saying it was a great achievement for a young team.Guinea, Burundi
Three time Nations cup winners Nigeria lead the list of top football nations seeded ahead of the draw for the 2021 Nations Cup to be hosted by Cameroon.
Nzuko Umunna, an Igbo think-thank that partners stakeholders for development, has warned Nigeria to arrest the present drift to lawlessness, which it said if not checked could make the country witness worst war and genocide stories that were experienced by Rwanda and Burundi in 1994.
On the eve of Nigeria’s Africa Cup of Nations semi-final against Algeria, defender Kenneth Omeruo warned his team mates not to give away free kicks on the edge of the penalty area.
Burundi has appointed the head of the ruling party youth league to head its state-run broadcaster, a move an opposition party has described as a danger to press freedom.
Some football enthusiasts on Saturday said Nigeria has what it takes to beat the Desert Foxes of Algeria in the semifinals of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt.
Many football experts and fans on Saturday said Nigeria has what it takes to beat the Desert Foxes of Algeria in the semifinals of the ongoing 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt.
Nigeria and Algeria will clash for the 21st time at senior men’s level on Sunday night in an AFCON 2019 semi final encounter that promises lots of fireworks at the Cairo International Stadium.
Benedict Akwuegbu has urged Gernot Rohr to maintain the Super Eagles’ starting lineup that edged out the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon when they face the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in today’s AFCON 2019 quarterfinal match at the Cairo International Stadium.
The Eagles were beaten 2-0 by Bafana Bafana in front of their own fans at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo in June 2017 but they improved with a 1-1 draw in the return leg in Johannesburg last year.
Super Eagles of Nigeria have sent out a thank you message to the people of Alexandria, Egypt, for their love and support to the team throughout the group stage and Round of 16 of the ongoing 32nd Africa Cup of Nations.
Wilfred Ndidi believes Leicester City should have claimed the three points against Chelsea in their Premier League game on Sunday.
The governor of Gombe State, Inuwa Yahaya, on Mondy paid an unscheduled visit to Kwami Local Government Area secretariat located in Mallam Sidi area of the state.
Uli Hoeness has confirmed he is stepping down as president of Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich and will not stand for re-election in November.
There is no cause for panic at Chelsea just yet, says Ashley Cole, but there are issues for new boss Frank Lampard to address.
Members of the Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) and the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU) have commenced a five-day industrial action.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has assured Nigerian youths that plenty opportunities will be made available in the areas of technology, manufacturing, agriculture, among others for them to earn decent living.
Personal Assistant to the President on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, displayed a picture of Buhari’s arrival in Abuja on his twitter page on Saturday.
Former Head of State General Yakubu Gowon (retd) has described Osun State as a role model for other Nigerian states in regards to peaceful coexistence among Nigerians of all backgrounds.
A bus conductor, Qudri Mustapha, who allegedly punched a policeman in the mouth on Wednesday appeared in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.
Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak affirmed he is delighted to see Joao Felix make an instant impression at the club, and tipped the youngster to become a "magnificent" player in years to come.