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The Zambian Government has declared a curfew in a poor Lusaka township badly affected by a cholera outbreak that has killed 58 people across the country since September.
Zambia’s cholera crisis which started in October 2017 continues to affect the lives of people in the southern African country.
Authorities in Zambia will by Monday commence an oral cholera vaccination exercise as part of efforts to tackle the waterborne disease which has broken out especially in Lusaka, the country’s capital.
The Zambian government has announced that the 2018 school calendar will delay indefinitely after 50 deaths have been recorded countrywide following the outbreak of cholera.
The Zambian health ministry has threatened to shut down private health centres that refuse to implement a recently announced government policy of compulsory HIV and Aids testing, says a report.
Fellow miners have been using their bare hands to remove debris in an effort to free some 40 gold miners who have been trapped for a week, a spokesperson for Liberia's disaster management agency said on Sunday.
The All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in Abia says it has uncovered the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) grand plot to rig the general elections in the state.
Activist lawyer, Mr Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, has warned the police against restricting human and vehicular movements on election days, saying it is unconstitutional.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti, on Sunday accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), of alleged plan to rig the Presidential and National Assembly elections in favour of the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC).
With 136 confirmed cases of Lassa fever, 31 death and 22.8 percent fatality rate, the Nigeria Center Disease Control (NCDC), said that Nigeria has exceeded the emergency threshold for Lassa fever.
Borussia Dortmund are in danger of losing the Bundesliga title race and crashing out of Europe with goalkeeper Roman Burki demanding improvements in defence after their Champions League battering at Wembley.
Dr Adebola Lawanson, the National Coordinator, National Tuberculosis Buruli Ulcer and Leprosy Control Programme, has disclosed that out of every estimated 100 persons with Tuberculosis, only 24 are detected in Nigeria.
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara, Dr Rex Olawoye, says the postponement of the general elections by a week would give the ruling party another opportunity to intensity its preparations ahead of the new rescheduled dates.
Mohamed Diame has expressed his confidence in Newcastle United’s Premier League stay at the end of the season.
The All Progressive Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State yesterday exchanged verbal invectives over PDP’s allegations that the ruling party reserved recovered loot for vote-buying.