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WHO warns Nigeria of deadly listeriosis outbreak

WHO on Wednesday warned Nigeria and 15 other African countries of a listeriosis outbreak that started in South Africa in 2017, confirming its support for their preparedness and response to the disease.

Report: Man fighting for his life in Namibia’s first case of listeriosis

Namibia has reportedly recorded its first case of listeriosis, with a 41-year-old man said to be fighting for his life in a hospital in Windhoek.

South Africa traces deadly listeria to processed meat, issues recall

South Africans were told on Sunday not to consume ready-to-eat processed meat as the government identified the source of a listeria outbreak that has killed 180 people as a cold meat product made by the country’s biggest consumer foods group.

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Germany without Julian Draxler for Netherlands game

Germany have confirmed midfielder Julian Draxler will not join their squad for their Nations League game against Netherlands.

Catholic priest, peacekeeper killed in CAR attack

A peacekeeper died after an attack on a UN base in the volatile Central African Republic (CAR) and a priest was burnt to death, the UN and Catholic Church said Saturday after sectarian clashes claimed nearly 40 lives.

Police protest poor accommodation facilities in Imo

Scores of policemen on Saturday took over the streets in Owerri, the Imo State capital, in protest against poor accommodation facilities in the state.

Gunmen kill masquerade custodian, driver in Kogi

Unknown gunmen have killed one Yusuf Adabanege, the custodian of “Sementi Masquerade” of Obehira in the Central Senatorial district of Kogi state.
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SDP affirms Emmanuel Bello as Adamawa governorship candidate

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) has said Umaru Fintiri is not its governorship candidate for Adamawa State but Emma Bello.