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A Nigerian, Mr Gabe Okoye, is on the ballot in a forthcoming Democratic Party’s senatorial primary runoff election in the U.S.

Nigerian-born politician blazes trail in US politics

A Nigerian, Mr Gabe Okoye, is on the ballot in a forthcoming Democratic Party’s senatorial primary runoff election in the U.S.
Graham Ivan Clark, 17, was arrested Friday in Tampa, where the Hillsborough State Attorney’s Office will prosecute him as an adult. He faces 30 felony charges, according to a news release.

Florida teen arrested as mastermind of Twitter hack

A Florida teen was identified Friday as the mastermind of a scheme earlier this month that commandeered Twitter accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls and scammed people around the globe out of more than $100,000 in Bitcoin. Two other men were also charged in the case.
Scientists around the world are building up their knowledge about the coronavirus, as they frantically search for a cure and vaccine.

Kenya turns to retired ICU health workers as coronavirus deaths rise to 285

With the number of Covid-19 deaths reaching 285 on Monday, the country looked to retired intensive care health workers for the support of those in need of round-the-clock medical attention.
In a statement, Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe reported the testing of 3,197 samples in 24 hours, raising the total number of tests carried out in the country to 279,612.

Kenya reports 440 more coronavirus infections, caseload now 17,975

The Health ministry on Monday placed Kenya's Covid-19 caseload at 17,975, saying 440 more people had tested positive for the disease.
Making the announcement during the daily briefing on Thursday, Health Chief Administrative Secretary Mercy Mwangangi also revealed that another 378 patients have recovered, bringing the total number of recoveries to 7,135.

Kenya coronavirus cases rise to 16,268 after 667 more contract virus

This raised the total number of confirmed cases in Kenya to 12,268 and the total number of samples tested since March 13, when the country's first Covid-19 cases was confirmed, to 266,102.
Scientists around the world are building up their knowledge about the coronavirus, as they frantically search for a cure and vaccine.

Kenya coronavirus cases hit 12,750 with record high of 688 infections

Kenya has hit another record high of 688 cases of Covid-19 in a single day, raising the country's total number of confirmed cases of the virus to 12,750.
The number of COVID-19 cases has exploded in one of California’s oldest prisons, San Quentin, as more than 1,000 inmates have tested positive for the virus, authorities in the US state announced Tuesday.

1,000 inmates test positive for coronavirus in California

The number of COVID-19 cases has exploded in one of California’s oldest prisons, San Quentin, as more than 1,000 inmates have tested positive for the virus, authorities in the US state announced Tuesday.
A man walks past a makeshift memorial for Andres Guardado on June 23, 2020 in Gardena, California near where he was fatally shot by an LA County sheriff’s deputy on June 18 after he reportedly displayed a handgun. – An autopsy for the deceased 18-year-old Guardado has been put on a “security hold” by the Sheriff’s Department, according to a statement from the coroner’s office. (Photo by Frederic J. BROWN / AFP)

Probe demanded over Latino police shooting death in Los Angeles

Los Angeles officials Tuesday demanded an independent probe into the death of a young Latino security guard, whose shooting by police has fueled more protests against police brutality and racism.

Kenyan soldier who died of coronavirus laid to rest, villagers kept off

A Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldier who died of Covid-19 has been buried at his Olenguruone home in Nakuru County.
Supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump wave at the hundreds of boats idling on the St. Johns River during a rally Sunday, June 14, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla., celebrating Trump's birthday. (Will Dickey-The Florida Times-Union via AP)

Pro-Trump flotillas celebrate US president’s birthday in Florida

Hundreds of President Donald Trump fans across Florida paraded their yachts in flotillas – or "Trumptillas" – on Sunday to celebrate his 74th birthday.
Suspected Ethiopian cattle rustlers on Saturday shot and killed a woman near River Natodomeri in Turkana County.

Suspected cattle rustlers kill woman in Kenyan county

Turkana County Police Commander Samuel Ndanyi said cattle rustlers were about to attack Turkana herders at Lokakweny Kraal in Kibish Sub-County.
An inmate has been isolated at Rekeke Health Centre in Taita Taveta County after he tested positive for Covid-19.

Kenyan prison inmate tests positive for coronavirus

An inmate has been isolated at Rekeke Health Centre in Taita Taveta County after he tested positive for Covid-19.
California Governor Gavin Newsom declared state of emergency in Los Angeles County after protests over the killing of George Floyd turned violent on Saturday.

George Floyd: State of emergency declared in Los Angeles

California Governor Gavin Newsom declared state of emergency in Los Angeles County after protests over the killing of George Floyd turned violent on Saturday.
Angry protesters took to the streets over the treatment of minorities by law enforcement[Carlos Barria-Reuters]

US cities fear protests may fuel new wave of virus outbreaks

The massive protests sweeping across U.S. cities following the police killing of a black man in Minnesota have sent shudders through the health community and elevated fears that the huge crowds will lead to a new surge in cases of the coronavirus.
Two-time Olympic 800-meter champion David Rudisha underwent surgery on his left ankle on Thursday after fracturing it while walking on uneven ground at his home in Kilgoris in rural Narok County, Kenya, last week.

Kenya’s star athlete ruled out for months after surgery

Two-time Olympic 800-meter champion David Rudisha underwent surgery on his left ankle on Thursday after fracturing it while walking on uneven ground at his home in Kilgoris in rural Narok County, Kenya, last week.
Wayne Rooney has revealed that he would be left unsurprised if concluding the 2019-20 football campaign took until the end of the year, cutting significantly into next season's projected calendar.

Derby County thank Wayne Rooney as players accept wage deferral

Derby County have thanked captain Wayne Rooney for the leading role he played in the club agreeing to a wage deferral with players to help the English Championship club survive the coronavirus crisis.
Wogene Debele of Takoma Park, Maryland, was eight months pregnant when she fell ill. She died from coronavirus shortly after giving birth. Here, her family mourns at her graveside.

Man mourns wife who died of coronavirus shortly after giving birth

“The newborn baby reminds me of my mother,” she said. “I feel like I am finding my mother through my siblings. From now on, they are all I’ve got. Mom used to say when I have my own children that I wouldn’t need a babysitter and that she would raise my children.”
The Kenyan police have arrested 17 partygoers including three politicians at a club in Nyeri town, Kenya during the coronavirus lockdown.

Police arrest three politicians partying at club amid coronavirus lockdown

The Kenyan police have arrested 17 partygoers including three politicians at a club in Nyeri town, Kenya during the coronavirus lockdown.

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The National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Dr Sani Aliyu, says restriction measures like social distancing, and wearing of face masks need to continue during the period of Ramadan, which is around the corner.

PTF: Coronavirus positive cases gradually coming down

Dr Sani Aliyu, the Coordinator, Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, has said that positive cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) gradually coming down as the daily results now revolves around 400.
Liverpool have completed the signing of Olympiakos defender Konstantinos Tsimikas.

Liverpool complete signing of Konstantinos Tsimikas

Liverpool have completed the signing of Olympiakos defender Konstantinos Tsimikas.

Lagos petrol tanker drivers suspend strike

The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers has suspended its strike in Lagos State.
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APC pleads with Anambra governor to reinstate suspended monarch

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Anambra chapter, has pleaded with Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra to reinstate Traditional Ruler Peter Uyanwa of Ukwulu community of Dunukofia Council Area of the state, suspended late July.
President Nayib Bukele on Monday announced that El Salvador will give immunity passports to people who have recovered from COVID-19.

El Salvador to give immunity passport to those who recovered from coronavirus

President Nayib Bukele on Monday announced that El Salvador will give immunity passports to people who have recovered from COVID-19.