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Even though the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise in South Sudan, the government is lifting several restrictions that are intended to control the spread of the pandemic.
South Sudan rebels rejected on Sunday a peace offer by President Salva Kiir to return to a system of 10 states, paving the way for a unity government.
South Sudan’s warring parties have reached a tentative agreement to revert to 10 states, paving the way for creation of a transitional government of national unity.
South Sudan President Salva Kiir on Friday dismissed international calls for compromise with his foes to break a deadlock that threatens a ceasefire in their six-year war.
Cameroon’s military says three of five men recently arrested by Togolese police and portrayed by Togolese media as notorious criminals who committed serious offenses against Togolese citizens are Cameroonian soldiers, while the other two are former convicts. The three military men stole weapons from the military headquarters in Yaoundé and went to Togo’s capital, Lomé, where they used the weapons to harass Togolese, according to Togolese police.
Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz apologized on Sunday for Israeli police’s shooting to death an unarmed, autistic Palestinian man in East Jerusalem on Saturday.
The Lagos State Government would soon embark on the ‘Register-to-Open Initiative’ toward the gradual reopening of the economy in the state.
The candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) for the Ibadan Southeast/Northeast Federal House of Representatives in Oyo state during the 2019 general election, Mr Deji Aboderin, has defected to the ruling People’s Democratic Party.
The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) has arrested a 19-year-old National Diploma holder of Yaba College of Technology, Lagos as the brain behind the blackmail of Queen Salawa Abeni with nude photographs.
The state COVID-19 member explained that the tanker which was not carrying any consignment of oil was found with 11 motorcycles strapped to its body while seven persons suspected to be destitutely known as almajiris were found stowed in its passenger hold.
The Niger State Inter Party Advisory Council (IPAC) has rated Governor Abubakar Sani Bello high for respecting the rule of law by swearing in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate as chairman of Magama Local Government Area.
More than six million cases of the novel coronavirus have been officially recorded worldwide, two-thirds of them in Europe and the United States, according to an AFP tally on Saturday.g
The European Union on Saturday called on the United States (US) to “reconsider” the decision to sever ties with the World Health Organisation (WHO) over its handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Chief of Air Staff, Sadique Abubakar, has announced that ventilators locally produced by the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) are now ready for use and will soon be unveiled for the treatment of COVID-19 and other respiratory-related diseases.