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A three-month-old Malaysian infant has been diagnosed with polio, the first case reported in the country in nearly three decades, a top health official said on Sunday (Dec 8).

Wild polio sufferers reflect as Africa set to be declared free of the disease

Nigerian Gbemisola Ijigbamigbe’s right leg was virtually paralysed after she contracted wild polio aged 11 months. Now the 28-year-old leads an active life as a wheelchair basketball player and also enjoys swimming and kayaking.

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police foil bid to kidnap 19 persons in Abuja

In swift response to a distress call, the FCT Police Command rescued 19 persons from being kidnapped on Pei-leilei Road along Kwali axis of the Federal Capital Territory.
Tigray refugees who fled the conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray rest on the banks of the Tekeze River on the Sudan-Ethiopia border, in Hamdayet, eastern Sudan, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020. (AP Photo-Nariman El-Mofty)

UN: Shortages in Tigray ‘very critical’

Shortages have become ‘’very critical’’ in Ethiopia’s embattled northern region of Tigray, the United Nations says. The region of 6 million people is still sealed off as it faces threats by Ethiopian federal forces.
Rescuers are trying to reach at least 30 miners in Zimbabwe trapped underground after a shaft in an outdated gold mine collapsed.

Rescuers search for 30 trapped miners in Zimbabwe

Rescuers are trying to reach at least 30 miners in Zimbabwe trapped underground after a shaft in an outdated gold mine collapsed.
Nigerian striker Kayode Olanrewaju was among the goal scorers for Sivasspor in their impressive 3-2 comeback win away to Qarabag in the Europa League on Thursday.

Olanrewaju Kayode scores fourth Europa league goal of the season

Nigerian striker Kayode Olanrewaju was among the goal scorers for Sivasspor in their impressive 3-2 comeback win away to Qarabag in the Europa League on Thursday.
A refugee camp housing Ethiopian refugees in a remote part of neighbouring Sudan is already over capacity, the United Nations’s refugee agency has said.

Tigray conflict: Sudan refugee camp nearly doubles its capacity

A refugee camp housing Ethiopian refugees in a remote part of neighbouring Sudan is already over capacity, the United Nations’s refugee agency has said.