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The deadly Ebola outbreak in eastern DR Congo has now claimed 49 lives since the start of the month, the government has said, and the World Health Organization expects more cases.
Confusion around an unlicensed Ebola vaccine being used in the Democratic Republic of Congo is complicating efforts to rein in an outbreak of the deadly virus, Doctors Without Borders warned Thursday.
African health authorities said Tuesday they are preparing to send anthropologists to Democratic Republic of Congo to ensure a vaccination campaign against a deadly Ebola outbreak runs smoothly.
The head of the World Health Organisation says he and Democratic Republic of Congo's health minister have agreed that Ebola vaccines will be shipped "as quickly as possible" as the number of suspected cases in the latest outbreak grows.
Nigerian health workers' unions on Friday threatened to withhold help for emergency measures against Ebola because of an ongoing strike over pay and conditions.
Two experimental vaccines against the Ebola virus have shown promise in protecting against the haemorrhagic fever for at least a year, according to the results of a major clinical trial published on Wednesday.
West Africa is most at risk of fatal haemorrhagic fever epidemics, including Ebola, researchers said, calling for greater preparedness to save lives.
The Kogi Government said on Tuesday that a sister to late Aisha Jimoh, who died of Lassa fever on Monday, has started manifesting symptoms suggestive of haemorrhagic (Lassa) fever.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again faulted the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for allegedly mismanaging the nation’s resources.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has reaffirmed the Commission’s commitment and determination to deliver credible elections in Nigeria in 2019, which will embody the concepts of inclusiveness, transparency and accountability, by also ensuring that established rules are fully, fairly and impartially enforced.
The Committee for the Protection of Peoples Mandate (CPPM), an activist group, has demanded that the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) produce tax receipts belonging to Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Justice Mohammed Aikawa of a Federal High Court, Lagos, on Friday dismissed a contempt application filed by a former Minister of State for Finance, Nenadi Usman, against Minister of Information Lai Mohammed over inclusion of her name in the ‘looters’ list.
The World Bank on Friday said that it had granted $300 million to Tanzania to support its education sector, a statement from the country’s Directorate of Presidential Communication said.
The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) on Friday dismissed reports of an alleged denial of visas to some Super Eagles players by the South African Embassy in Turkey.
World football–governing body, FIFA, has condoled the Nigeria Football Federation over the death at the weekend of former Nigerian international and ex–Flamingoes’ assistant coach, Ajuma Otache.
Inter Milan's run of seven successive league wins was abruptly ended on Sunday when they were crushed 4-1 at Atalanta in rain-sodden conditions.
One of the social intervention programmes of the Nigerian government, N-Power, has announced its Impact Series competition, which offers one beneficiary in each state one Million Naira.
Jose Mourinho admits Manchester United are in no position to speak about the title, with a derby defeat to Manchester City leaving them 12 points off the pace and chasing a top-four finish.