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Zimbabwe police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in the second city of Bulawayo on Tuesday, a day after the country was rocked by violent demonstrations against a sharp hike in fuel prices.
A Sudanese group organising anti-government protests has called for a march on the presidential palace as President Omar al-Bashir sacked the health minister Saturday over rising costs of medicines.
Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, Director-General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), says the agency has intercepted more than six billion tablets of Tramadol worth about N193 billion in the last one year.
The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria has sealed 326 Patent and Proprietary Medicine Vendors’ shops and pharmacies in Niger for non-adherence to national drug distribution guidelines.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the setting up of an inter-ministerial committee to fashion out how medicines and livestock drugs can be made available to the Nigerians at a fraction of the prevailing prices.
The office of a Zimbabwean preacher, Walter Magaya, who claimed to have discovered the cure for HIV/AIDS has been raided by police.
The federal government on Friday lamented that at least 70 deaths and 151 injuries have been recorded while 3,544 houses and 60,208 hectares of agricultural land have been damaged in the flood disaster that has hit 12 states arising from high water levels.
The death toll from a cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe has risen to 25, the government said on Thursday as the World Health Organisation warned that the water-borne disease is spreading rapidly in the capital Harare.
The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) at the weekend shut down over 321 pharmacies and patent medicine stores in Bayelsa State.
The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria has sealed about 321 premises in Bayelsa for varying noticeable infractions, including sale of medicines without following due process.
Injury, disease, and hunger caused by armed conflict in Africa may have killed as many as five million children under five from 1995 to 2015, said a study Friday.
Thousands of Venezuelans are clamoring to return home to recession, hyperinflation and a collapsing economy, President Nicolas Maduro's government claimed on Wednesday as Brazil sends troops to the border with its crisis-ridden neighbor.
In its quest to reduce the high rate of drug importation in the country, the Federal Government has said there is need to revise the curriculum on pharmacy to one that trains future pharmacists to become entrepreneurs, producers as well as manufacturers.
The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has destroyed fake, counterfeit, sub-standard and expired drugs worth N650 million in Kaduna.
Codeine ban: House of Representatives proposes N2 million fine, two years imprisonment for offenders
The House of Representatives on Tuesday, proposed a N2 million fine and a two-year jail term for corporate offenders of the ban on Tramadol and Codeine in the country.
More than a dozen countries have recalled their ambassadors from Venezuela for consultations after President Nicolas Maduro won re-election amid accusations of voter manipulation and fraud.
Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has called for equity and justice to unite the country and put her on the path of speedy development.
Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, says equity and justice are factors that will unite Nigerians and put it on the path to speedy development.
The Nigerian Baptist Convention has admonished the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, to take the death of his son, Dare Adeboye, as a trial of his faith.
As the world marks International Nurses Week, the Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, has been praised for initiatives to recruit nurses, build hospitals across the geo-political zones in the state and for policies that has changed the general atmosphere of healthcare delivery in the state.
The Chairman of South East Governor’s Forum and Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi, has said the people of the zone are fighting two separate wars.
Kevin Akpoguma today scored his first-ever goal in the Bundesliga after 67 appearances in the German top league.
American actress Tawny Kitaen who appeared in “Bachelor Party” and provocative 1980s rock videos, has died in California.
What could have been another breakthrough for gunmen who abducted 15 farmers while working on a farm in Donga local government area of Taraba state on Saturday, was however averted by youths of Suntai and adjoining villages in Donga who mobilised and rescued the farmers from their abductors.
Ahead of the Muslim festival of Ed-el-fitri slated for next week, the Niger State Government on Friday clamped a ban on horse riding before, during and after the festival.
The Bayelsa State Government has read the riot act to those engaged in gunrunning in the state and warned such persons to desist from the unwholesome activity or they would face the full wrath of the law
The Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) has said an unspecified number of persons were burnt to death in an auto crash on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
But the Hammers boss says Abraham’s reported £40million price tag means the 23-year-old is well out of his range.