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Drug shortages cripple Angola’s health service

Apart from a few packs of medicine and plastic jars, the shelves at the Okanautoni health center in southern Angola are bare and lack basic drugs for saving lives.

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Nigeria’s total value of capital import stood at $5,854.38 million in the First Quarter of the year, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).

Nigeria’s Q1 capital import hits $5,854.38 million

Nigeria’s total value of capital import stood at $5,854.38 million in the First Quarter of the year, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).
State Governor Aminu Bello Masari urged security agencies and healthcare professionals to ensure compliance with the directive.

Katsina probes rise in death rate

The Katsina State Government says it is investigating the causes of the unusual rise in deaths being recorded daily across the state.
Tragedy struck in Oyo State on Friday as a 41-year-old woman identified as Shakirat Rasheed committed suicide in Adeosun area of Apete a surbub of Ibadan.

Police: 875 people committed suicide during coronavirus lockdown in Nepal

According to the data compiled by the Nepal Police, the suicide cases, across the country, increased by 16 per cent in the first month of the lockdown.

Dangote, MTN emerge most admired African brands

For the third time in a row, Dangote Group has emerged as the most admired African brand, of African continent origin, by consumers, paired with t he telecommunication giant, MTN in a survey of 100 Africa best brands announced in a novel global virtual event that incorporated the market openings of Kenya, South Africa and Nigeria.
Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General of NCDC, disclosed this on Monday on Channels Television, Programme “Sunrise Daily”, while, speaking on COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria.

Nigeria announces 276 new coronavirus cases as toll hits 8344

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday announced that Nigeria recorded two hundred and seventy-six, 276, COVID-19 cases.