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South Africa on Thursday bade farewell to George Bizos, the “hero” anti-apartheid lawyer, who represented Nelson Mandela at his trial for treason, at a state funeral filled with emotional tributes.
Anthony Joshua is set to face challenger Kubrat Pulev on December 12 at the O2 Arena in London.
Authorities had announced the ban earlier this week after an event by the same organizers at the start of the month was broken up because the participants – numbering tens of thousands – were not wearing masks or keeping the required distance from one another.
Berlin’s brothels were allowed to reopen last week after months of closure due to coronavirus restrictions — but full-on sex is still off-limits.
South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, has announced a new round of coronavirus restrictions on Sunday in response to the country’s rising rate of infections.
Pro-democracy labour unions and a student group in Hong Kong failed to garner enough support to hold strikes against looming national security legislation imposed by Beijing, in a blow for the Chinese-ruled city’s protest movement.
From Monday, there will be a stricter limit on the number of people allowed to meet up in public or visit another person's home after 25 new cases of COVID-19 were reported overnight - the highest increase in two months - state Premier Daniel Andrews said.
Hundreds of President Donald Trump fans across Florida paraded their yachts in flotillas – or "Trumptillas" – on Sunday to celebrate his 74th birthday.
Turkey reopened restaurants, cafes and Istanbul’s iconic 15th century Grand Bazaar market on Monday as the government further eased coronavirus restrictions.
Some Senegalese mosques opened their doors on Friday after the government eased coronavirus restrictions, but others judged the rate of infection too high and stayed shut.
Easing coronavirus restrictions and reopening the economy too quickly could lead to a “vicious cycle” of economic crisis and health disasters, Mike Ryan, executive director, World Health Organisation (WHO) emergencies program, has said.
Children in China’s two most important cities went back to school Monday after more than three months at home, as coronavirus restrictions eased and governments around the world began charting a path out of the pandemic lockdown.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has said she is hopeful that a vaccine against the novel coronavirus can be developed by the end of this year.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has sounded a stern warning against lifting coronavirus restrictions too soon, saying it could lead to a deadly resurgence.
Javier Tebas, La Liga’s president, spoke in an interview with AFP. The 58-year-old believes that even though the Spanish league appreciated Lionel Messi’s greatness for quite some time, the Argentine needs to think about what he will do in the future.
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has announced N500 million fund to assist all those whose businesses in Ilorin were looted by hoodlums, as parts of the administration’s efforts to bring them back on their feet following the incident.
Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti’s faith in Dominic Calvert-Lewin has helped unlock the forward’s potential in the Premier League this season, former England captain Wayne Rooney said.
Bayern Munich expect to be without rising star Alphonso Davies for up to eight weeks after he tore ankle ligaments early in Saturday’s 5-0 rout of Eintracht Frankfurt in the Bundesliga.
The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria, CBCN, on Sunday called for a thorough investigation into the circumstances surrounding last week’s shooting of #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki tollgate, Lagos.
The Nigerian Guild of Editors has described the recent attack on some journalists and media houses as unwarranted and condemnable.
#EndSARS: President Buhari warns international community against rushing to make pronouncements without knowing full...
President Muhammadu Buhari has warned members of international community to desist from making hasty pronouncements about developments in Nigeria.
Cristiano Ronaldo has reacted to the Real Madrid 3-1 victory against Barcelona in the El-Clasico at the Camp Nou on Saturday evening.
Manchester United boss Ole gunner Solskjaer says Odion Ighalo is still very much part of his plan and remains an important member of the squad.
The Chairman of the Akwa Ibom State Independent Electoral Commission (AKISIEC), Mr Aniedi Ikoiwak, has disclosed that 10,000 adhoc staff have been trained and will be deployed during the Oct. 31 local government council elections in the state.