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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.
An Indian staff of Onshore Construction Company, an instrumentation contracting firm with Dangote Fertilizer Limited, who had shown symptoms associated with COVID-19 and subsequently isolated, has been confirmed negative.
The Indian contractor who developed symptoms of Coronavirus at the Dangote Refinery, Lagos has tested negative for the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Lagos State Government says it has started intensive contact tracing for the passengers that travelled with the third confirmed case of COVID-19 on board British Airways.
Dozens of Hindu activists held a cow urine party in the Indian capital Saturday to protect themselves from the new coronavirus, as countries around the world struggle to control the deadly pandemic.
Health authorities in Tanzania's Zanzibar Island have barred Italian tourists from visiting the islands following the outbreak of Covid-19 in Italy.
India on Tuesday suspended with immediate effect all regular visas or e-visas granted to the nationals of Italy, Iran, South Korea, Japan issued on or before March 3 to curb COVID-19, said a revised travel advisory.
US President Donald Trump gave a special mention to cricket greats Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli during a visit to India on Monday – but it was probably the first time he had spoken their names.
A policeman was among at least four people killed in New Delhi on Monday during violent clashes over a contentious citizenship law, local media said, hours before US President Donald Trump arrived in the Indian capital for an official visit.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps on Tuesday said it had discovered a large farm of Indian hemp inside a school compound in Anambra State.
An eight-year-old girl who was allegedly raped by 16 men including her relatives over three years has died in hospital.
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has rejected the planned arrival of a Chinese medical team to assist the country in its coronavirus (COVID-19) response.
Nigeria has confirmed eight new cases of Coronavirus, bringing the total national figures to 232 cases.
Shenzhen, a city in southeastern China, has become the first city in the country to ban the consumption of pets, such as cats and dogs, CNN has reported.
As at 09:30 pm 5th April there are 232 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Thirty-three have been discharged with five deaths.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted to hospital over his coronavirus infection.
The commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Olusegun Adeniyi, has been seen in a rare video admitting that Nigerian soldiers fighting Boko Haram are outgunned by the terrorists.
Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has announced that the state has discharged its first patient of COVID-19 in the state from the hospital after testing negative twice.
Some stakeholders in Niger State have called for the balkanization of Minna Emirate into five autonomous emirates.
The Federal Government has announced a further reduction in the Premium Motor Spirit (PMS)’s pump price to N123.50 per litre.
UEFA will discuss the fate of this season’s Champions League and its other competitions that have been suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic in a video conference meeting on Wednesday, European soccer’s governing body said in a statement.