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The Congolese medical authorities said on Saturday that they had received the first shipment of a new Ebola vaccine as the central African country battles its second deadliest outbreak of the virus this decade.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Lagos State Sector Command, says it will commence “Operation Show Your Driver’s Licence” from Nov. 4, as part of efforts to enforce collection of abandoned licences in its offices.
Health experts from Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), World Health Organisation (WHO) and African Union (AU) on Monday started a meeting to assess the progress on Ebola response.
Efforts to halt an Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo have made “significant progress”, with the virus now contained to a far smaller and mainly rural area, the World Health Organization (WHO) said yesterday
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has called on the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to invest in agriculture, particularly cassava, soybean, cowpea and plantain to help Africa cut down annual food imports estimated at $50billion.
Rwandan authorities have paraded five suspects in a deadly weekend attack who told journalists they were from the FDLR Hutu militia based in neighbouring DR Congo.
The United States on Friday warned its citizens to take extra care when visiting Tanzania amid concerns over Ebola, adding to calls for the East African country to share information about suspected cases of the deadly disease there.
Former DR Congo health minister Oly Ilunga was transferred to the public prosecutor's office on Tuesday, three days after being arrested over accusations he embezzled $4.3 million in Ebola funds, his lawyers said.
Detained former DR Congo health minister Oly Ilunga has been accused of embezzling $4.3 million of public funds raised to tackle the Ebola epidemic, his defence counsel said Sunday while insisting on his innocence.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo's (DRC) former health minister has been taken into custody over alleged mismanagement of funds for the country's response to an ongoing Ebola epidemic, police said.
A South African mine worker kidnapped in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been freed more than a month after he was snatched by an armed group in the country's restive east, local media reported.
The Nigerian High Commissioner to South Africa, Ambassador Kabiru Bala, will any moment from now be recalled for consultation over the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in that country, a source said.
The authority of Nigerian Correctional Service have refuted reports in one of the private television stations and some social media handles claiming sponsorship of a football competition by detained journalist, Agba Jalingo, for inmates in the Afokang custody Centre of the service in Calabar, Cross River State.
An election observer group, Yiaga Africa, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to cancel the gubernatorial and senatorial elections in Kogi State; saying the exercise was marred by vote-buying, ballot box snatching, intimidation of voters and thuggery.
An Italian youth club fired manager Massimiliano Riccini for disrespecting the opposition after his team bagged a 27-0 win on Saturday.
The Commissioner of Police in Kogi, Mr Akeem Busari, who confirmed the deaths to newsmen, said the command was still compiling its report on the poll to ascertain the actual number of casualties.
Pope Francis on Sunday hosted around 1,500 poor and homeless people for lunch at the Vatican, decrying indifference to poverty as the Catholic Church marked its World Day of the Poor.
Manchester City star Riyad Mahrez has pulled out of Algeria's trip to Botswana due to family reasons.
The Super Eagles will depart the shores of Nigeria on Saturday for Maseru ahead the AFCON 2021 Qualifiers against the Crocodiles of Lesotho on Sunday.
There is tight security at the state headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Bayelsa as the state governorship election commences.
The Senate on Thursday urged the Federal Government grant tax holidays to investors in the solid minerals sector to enhance investment.
Former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, said that improving the integrity of elections is key to the democratic development of any nation.