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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.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says there are 19 potential COVID-19 vaccines currently in clinical trials globally.
The World Health Organization, WHO, has declared Congo free of the second-worst Ebola outbreak in history.
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.
The Federal Government has said that it is using an electronic data collecting tool developed during the Ebola outbreak to drive Nigeria’s response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.
The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is still a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC), a group of public health experts, advised the World Health Organisation on Tuesday.
The WHO said its emergency committee would meet Tuesday to discuss whether the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo still constitutes an international health emergency, after fresh cases were detected.
The Democratic Republic of Congo’s former Health Minister and his financial advisor have been jailed five years with hard labour for misappropriating funds meant for the fight against the Ebola virus.
Rwanda imposed a nationwide shutdown and border controls to combat the coronavirus at the weekend in some of the strictest measures taken in Africa, as infections spread across the continent and authorities warn healthcare systems are ill-equipped to cope.
African countries led by Nigeria and South Africa have ramped up action against the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) after the continent recorded its first fatality.
After escaping mostly unscathed by the coronavirus pandemic, sub-Saharan Africa is bracing for the worst after its first outbreaks of the illness that has already engulfed China and Italy and spread to other parts of the globe.
Health authorities in Nigeria are ramping up efforts to detect and contain the new coronavirus after Africa's most populous country confirmed its first case, calling on citizens to avoid panicking or spreading unverified information about the disease.
Lagos Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has confirmed that the Italian who tested positive to coronavirus, has been moved to a renovated facility.
The World Health Organisation, WHO, has called for caution against the spread of panic over the coronavirus outbreak in China and other affected countries.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday postponed taking a decision on whether the mysterious coronavirus that killed at least 17 people and sickened hundreds of others in China was a global health emergency.
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), on Monday said that the consequential increments in the implementation of the N30,000 Minimum Wage Law would depend on the capacity of each state government.
Nigeria winger Henry Onyekuru rejoined Ligue 1 club Monaco on Tuesday ahead of the new season.
Petroleum dealers in Anambra have threatened to shut down operations in 21 days over alleged government multiple levies and indebtedness.
During the unveiling of the Reviewed Broadcasting code, Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, said the amendments were necessitated by a presidential directive in the wake of the 2019 general elections.
The Edo State Government has said secondary schools in the state will resume August 10 as against August 4 that was announced by the Federal Ministry of Education for graduating students.
The Ijaw Youths Council, IYC, Worldwide, has described as shameful and embarrassing the delay in the payment of fees and stipends of students under the scholarship scheme of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.
Former Super Eagles defender, Sam Sodje, says Africa’s most expensive footballer, Victor Osimhen, will excel in his new Serie A club, Napoli.
An Upper Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama in Jos on Tuesday sentenced two labourers to four years each imprisonment for stealing a cell phone.
The Federation of International Football Association, FIFA, have congratulated Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen for his transfer from Lille to Napoli of Italy.
An Islamic human rights organisation, Muslim Rights Concern, has rejected the examination timetable recently released by the West African Examinations Council for the 2020 West African Secondary School Certificate Examinations scheduled to begin on August 11, 2020.
Arsenal skipper Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang wants Arsenal to sign former Borussia Dortmund teammate Ousmane Dembele.