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One of the victims of the fast-spreading coronavirus has reportedly died in Ghana, authorities have confirmed.

Vatican worker tests positive for coronavirus

A Vatican worker who lives in the same residence as Pope Francis has been hospitalised after reportedly testing positive for coronavirus.
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Coronavirus: French couple hospitalised in Brazil

A French couple traveling in Brazil and suspected of being infected with the new coronavirus have been hospitalised against their will after a court ruled Friday that authorities had the right to hold them.

CSOs clash in Abuja over Omoyele Sowore, others

Several civil society organisation, CSOs, on Monday clashed in Abuja over calls for the enforcement of the human rights of Omoyele Sowore, the convener of RevolutionNow Movement, and other citizens unlawfully detained by the Department of State Services, DSS.
Borussia Dortmund midfielder Axel Witsel has been ruled out for the rest of the year after being hospitalised by an “awkward fall” at his home.

Borussia Dortmund midfielder out for rest of year after fall at home

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Axel Witsel has been ruled out for the rest of the year after being hospitalised by an “awkward fall” at his home.

Tunisia’s president ‘seriously ill’, hospitalised

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi was taken "seriously ill" on Thursday and hospitalised, his office said.
Porto goalkeeper Iker Casillas was rushed to hospital on Wednesday after suffering a heart attack during training but is now out of danger.

Porto fans pay amazing tribute to Iker Casillas after heart attack

The 37-year-old was hospitalised after a heart attack last week but has been given the all clear and was released from hospital on Friday.

13 killed in bus collision

Thirteen people died and two more were injured when two buses collided Friday on a highway northwest of Moscow, regional authorities said.
Iran bought its F-5 fighters from the United States before the 1979 Islamic revolution (AFP Photo-EBRAHIM NOROUZI)

Pilot killed in Iran F-5 fighter jet crash

An Iranian F-5 fighter jet crashed in southern Iran on Sunday killing its pilot, state media reported.

19 dead in fire at China hot springs hotel

A fire that broke out at a hotel in China on Saturday left at least 19 people dead and 23 injured, state media said, with images of gutted rooms and the building's charred exterior revealing the extent of the damage.
People walk past a banner calling for a 'Yes' vote on an upcoming constitutional referendum and featuring Comoros' President Azali Assoumani on July 27, 2018 in Moroni. On July 30 Comoros holds a referendum to amend the constitution, possibly allowing the president to remain in office beyond 2021. / AFP PHOTO / TONY KARUMBA

Voting closed in Comoros referendum on increasing president’s powers

Counting began on Monday in a politically explosive referendum in Comoros that could change the constitution and allow President Azali Assoumani to rule beyond 2021, his current term limit.
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Rainstorm kills one, destroys 100 houses in Daura

One person has been confirmed dead and over 100 houses affected by another rainstorm on Sunday night in Daura, Katsina State, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Kaduna government speaks on cholera outbreak in girls school

The Kaduna State Commissioner for Education, Jafaru Sani, on Monday confirmed the outbreak of cholera at the Government Girls Secondary School (GGSS) Kawo.

Pele: Neymar can lead Brazil at World Cup

Brazilian legend Pele says he is confident about Brazil's chances at the upcoming World Cup and expects injured star Neymar to be fully fit to lead the side in Russia.

Report: Conor McGregor surrenders to New York police

Conor McGregor has turned himself into US police Thursday night following an incident where he allegedly attacked a shuttle bus loaded with fellow mixed martial arts fighters who were attending a New York media event.

Zimbabwean army hands over finance minister Ignatius Chombo to police

Zimbabwean Finance Minister, Ignatius Chombo, who was detained last week during a military coup, had been handed over to police, the lawyer representing him said on Friday.

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Workers in the health sector have demanded that they should be included in the task force set up by both the federal and state governments in containing the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.

Health workers demand inclusion of members in coronavirus task force

This was contained in a statement issued on Wednesday and signed by Comrades Bio Joy Josiah, and Mrs Ekpebor Florence, National Chairman and Secretary respectively of Joint Health Sector Union, JOHESU.
PDP and Wada are challenging the declaration of Yahaya Bello of the APC as winner of the November 16, 2019 governorship election held in the state.

Kogi workers receive March salary

Kogi State Government has advised workers to brace up for tough times ahead as it commenced the payment of salaries for the month of March.

NAQS: How Nigeria can avoid becoming next epicentre of coronavirus pandemic

Nigeria must break the chain of the spread of COVID-19 in the country to avert the likely scenario of being the next epicentre of the pandemic due to her large population size.

Christian Fuchs: Premier League season has to be finished

Christian Fuchs is hoping the footballing authorities find a way to complete the current season amid the coronavirus outbreak which sees football suspended in almost every country across the world.
Gareth Bale is “not ecstatic” at Real Madrid, admits his agent Jonathan Barnett, but the Wales international has “never asked to leave” the La Liga giants.

Gareth Bale, Aaron Ramsey linked with Everton

Alex Iwobi’s Everton are being linked with a surprise move for Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale and Juventus midfielder Aaron Ramsey.