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The Global Partnership for Education, GPE, has announced the provision of $250 million to help developing countries mitigate both the immediate and long-term disruptions to education by COVID-19 pandemic.

Nigeria, 38 other African countries to benefit from GPE fund

The Global Partnership for Education, GPE, has announced the provision of $250 million to help developing countries mitigate both the immediate and long-term disruptions to education by COVID-19 pandemic.
Adegboyega Oyetola

Governor Oyetola: 25 of Cote d’Ivoire returnees not from Osun

The Governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola, says 25 of the 127 people who returned to the state from Cote d’Ivoire recently are not indigenes of the state.

Osun nabs fleeing coronavirus patient

The Osun State Government has recovered the coronavirus disease patient who was declared missing from the isolation centre in Ejigbo area of the state.
Ghana international Christian Atsu has joined Cameroon legend Samuel Eto'o and former Cote d'Ivoire ace Didier Drogba to condemn suggestions of first testing anti-coronavirus drugs in Africa.

Christian Atsu hits out at French doctors over coronavirus comments

Ghana international Christian Atsu has joined Cameroon legend Samuel Eto'o and former Cote d'Ivoire ace Didier Drogba to condemn suggestions of first testing anti-coronavirus drugs in Africa.
Adegboyega Oyetola

Osun confirms six new coronavirus cases as test on returnees round up

Six new cases of coronavirus among the isolated returnees from Côte d’Ivoire has been confirmed by the Osun State Government summing the total case in the state to 20.
Nigeria has confirmed 12 new casesof coronavirus with total number of cases in the country rising to 151.

Coronavirus-positive man escapes from isolation centre

A commercial driver who tested positive to coronavirus in Niger State has escaped from the isolation centre in Bida where he was being managed.

Vincent Enyeama relives amazing Afcon outing against Cote d’Ivoire

Vincent Enyeama has relived his starring performance in Nigeria’s 2-1 win against Cote d’Ivoire at 2013 Africa Cup of Nations.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control says it has extended its molecular laboratories with the capacity to detect Coronavirus Disease to six. Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General of the NCDC, disclosed this to newsmen on Saturday in Abuja, while giving an update on COVID-19 in the country.

Coronavirus cases in Africa double in one week

African countries have so far recorded over 4,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), more than double the figure as of Monday.
One of the victims of the fast-spreading coronavirus has reportedly died in Ghana, authorities have confirmed.

64 deaths, 2,412 coronavirus cases recorded in 43 African countries — list

From the 2,412 cases, 64 people died and 203 recovered in 14 African countries, according to data obtained by newsmen from the World Health Organisation’s website.

Didier Drogba’s message to Galatasaray vice president and manager after positive test for virus

Didier Drogba sent a message of hope to Galatasaray vice president Abdurrahim Albayrak and manager Fatih Terim following their positive tests for Covid-19.
Former Cote d’Ivoire and Arsenal star has opened up why ex-Super Eagles teammate Nwankwo Kanu was never an inspiration while the pair were teammates at the North London outfit.

Kolo Toure reveals why Nwankwo Kanu did not inspire him at Arsenal

Former Cote d’Ivoire and Arsenal star has opened up why ex-Super Eagles teammate Nwankwo Kanu was never an inspiration while the pair were teammates at the North London outfit.
Kenyan health workers dressed in protective suits prepare to disinfect the residence where Kenya's first confirmed coronavirus patient was staying, in the town of Rongai near Nairobi, Kenya March 14, 2020. REUTERS-Baz Ratner

Coronavirus: Over 400 cases recorded in Africa

African countries, as of Tuesday evening, had confirmed over 400 cases of COVID-19 on the continent, the World Health Organization has said. =
A biopharmaceutical employee at CureVac demonstrates research for a coronavirus vaccine at a lab in Tuebingen, Germany, on Thursday, March 12, 2020. Andreas Gebert - Reuters

Coronavirus hits 27 countries in Africa

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says there are now over 300 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Africa.
A regional minister in Lombardy, the Italian region most affected by the novel coronavirus outbreak, has tested positive for the virus.

Coronavirus spreads to 18 African nations

Kenya, Ethiopia, Sudan and Guinea all confirmed their first cases of the new coronavirus on Friday, giving the disease a foothold in 18 countries on the African continent.
Belarusian champions Minsk have secured the services of Nigeria international Chioma Wogu on a two-year deal.

Falcons striker Chioma Wogu joins Minsk from Rivers Angels

Belarusian champions Minsk have secured the services of Nigeria international Chioma Wogu on a two-year deal.
Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri has failed to advance in to the round of 16 of the ongoing German open after suffering defeat in the round of 32.

Quadri Aruna, Olajide Omotayo, Offiong Edem win first games at ITTF Africa Top 16...

Highest-ranked African player Quadri Aruna, Olajide Omotayo and Offiong Edem on Monday all won their first games at the ongoing International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Africa Top 16 Cup in Tunis.
South Africa has cancelled a men’s under-23 friendly against Japan over concerns about the current COVID-19 outbreak, the Japan Football Association revealed Sunday.

South Africa pulls out of friendly with Japan over coronavirus concerns

South Africa has cancelled a men’s under-23 friendly against Japan over concerns about the current COVID-19 outbreak, the Japan Football Association revealed Sunday.
Justice Edward Asante, President of the ECOWAS Court of Justice, has underscored need for establishment of legal system to assist Ivoirians approach court for protection of their human right.

ECOWAS Court chief advocates legal system to guarantee Ivoirians of rights protection

Justice Edward Asante, President of the ECOWAS Court of Justice, has underscored need for establishment of legal system to assist Ivoirians approach court for protection of their human right.

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Governor Masari: Coronavirus claims first victim in Katsina

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