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The Federal Government of Nigeria had donated protective equipment and other medical supplies worth N67 million to the government and people of Sao Tome and Principe.
Officially, he stepped down in January 2019, retiring after 18 years at the helm of the biggest country in sub-Saharan Africa.
A member representing Andoni/Opobo/Nkoro Federal Constituency from Rivers State in the House of Representatives, Hon. Awaji-Inombei Abiante, has vowed to re-present a bill that seeks to alter the Constitution by increasing the derivation fund from 13 per cent to 50 per cent in order to ensure the development of all the States and regions where mineral resources are being extracted.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it is deeply concerned about the impact of COVID-19 on indigenous people in the Americas, the current epicentre of COVID-19 pandemic.
Democratic Republic of Congo President Felix Tshisekedi has appointed a new head of the army to replace General John Numbi, state television said on Friday.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says there are 19 potential COVID-19 vaccines currently in clinical trials globally.
When the new coronavirus hit Tanzania in mid-April, President John Magufuli called for three days of national prayer to seek God’s protection from the scourge. Barely a month later, he claimed victory over the disease and invited tourists to return to his East African nation.
An Angolan soldier was killed on Sunday by DR Congo troops after a tense incident and an exchange of gunfire along their border, according to local DR Congo officials.
At least 19 civilians have been killed in the restive eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo at the weekend in attacks blamed on a notorious armed group, local officials said.
The Democratic Republic of Congo has recorded up to 17 Ebola cases in a new outbreak of the deadly virus in the western province of Equateur, and 11 of those infected have died, medical authorities said on Monday.
South Africa’s energy ministry on Sunday began consultations with industry on preparations for a proposed 2,500 megawatt (MW) nuclear power plant building programme, which has faced opposition from environmental campaigners.
A Rwandan court on Thursday handed a life sentence to a former politician found guilty of orchestrating the killing of tens of thousands of people during the 1994 genocide, a court spokesman said.
Workers at China Molybdenum’s Tenke Fungurume Mining (TFM) mine in Democratic Republic of Congo ended a one-day strike on Sunday after agreeing a compromise with management over compensation for working in isolation for two months due to COVID-19.
Uganda has stepped up restrictions on trucks passing through its territory - limiting them to one driver and banning them from stopping over in hotels - in a bid to curb the spread of the new coronavirus.
Christian Pulisic is set to miss the start of the 2020/21 Premier League season with a hamstring injury, Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has confirmed.
The House of Representatives Committee on Power has tasked the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), to ensure completion of two power substation projects in Kano State, within four months.
Health Workers in Lagos State, under the aegis of Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU), has called on the state government to improve their welfare packages and provide conducive environment to operate.
Two men, Afimo Lawrence and Kayode Apata, on Friday, appeared before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court over alleged threat to life.
Activities on the trading floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) maintained a bullish posture on Friday with the market indicators appreciating further by 0.45 per cent.
The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Right Honourable Sheriff Oborevwori, has congratulated the newly-elected President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Olumide Akpata, on his victory.
Arsenal skipper Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang wants Arsenal to sign former Borussia Dortmund teammate Ousmane Dembele.
This was announced by the Lagos Commissioner for Finance, Dr. Rabiu Olowo, at a press briefing on Wednesday.
Edo State Government has said graduating pupils would resume effective August 10, a week before the commencement date of the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination.
The remains of the leader of Afenifere (Ilosiwaju Yoruba) is slated for burial at his hometown, Iye-Ekiti in Ilejemeje Local Government area of Ekiti State on Tuesday, August 4.