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Dr Matshidiso Moeti, World Health Organisation (WHO), Regional Director for Africa, has paid tribute to African leaders for the progress they have made in their fight against COVID-19 pandemic.
The federal government has announced that the evacuation of the first batch of Nigerians from the United States will take place on Saturday, May 9, as against Sunday, May 10, 2020 that was earlier announced.
The World Health Organisation (WHO), has said the agency is working to improve testing capacity by shipping a further round of test kits to countries in sub-Saharan Africa even as some countries are relaxing lock downs.
The World Health Organization said Thursday Europe was seeing an “unimaginable human tragedy” at its care homes, where deaths from the new coronavirus accounted for up to 50 percent in some countries.
British customs officers have seized 14 kg of cocaine worth over one million pounds that smugglers had hidden in a consignment of face masks in the UK customs zone of the Channel Tunnel.
The report analyses major developments from the past year including the deposition of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, the Zimbabwean government’s response to mass protests, and increasing attacks on civilians in Mozambique and Mali.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday urged Asia-Pacific countries to brace up for a long-term battle against the coronavirus and stressed the need for nations not to let their guard down even if cases taper off.
The World Health Organisation's regional director for Africa on Friday warned the continent faced a "dramatic evolution" of the coronavirus pandemic.
Twelve countries in Africa are now experiencing community transmission of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), says the World Health Organisation.
A World Health Organisation official on Thursday warned that African countries could be hit harder by the new coronavirus when winter arrives later this year.
World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Director for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti, said this on Thursday during an online media briefing.
Senegal and Tunisia have confirmed cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of people with the virus on the continent to five.
Ministers of Health of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have agreed to support member states for a regional preparedness and response to the ongoing Covid-19 (Coronavirus).
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has revealed that despite the significant increase in the number of children whose births are officially registered, there still lies a huge number of unregistered births in Nigeria.
Former Nigeria’s President Dr. Goodluck Jonathan and Benin Republic’s ex-President Nicéphore Soglo have been nominated to co-lead a pre-election assessment mission to the Republic of Guinea’s parliamentary elections scheduled for February 2020.
Alliance for Surviving COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion contradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.
The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, has decorated spokesman Mr Bisi Kazeem and others with the new rank of Assistant Corps Marshal.
Seven civilians were killed by a roadside bomb linked to the Taliban in northern Afghanistan, officials said Tuesday, even as authorities pressed for peace talks with the militants.
The President of Nigeria Football Federation Amaju Pinnick says Gernot Rohr remains the best man for the Super Eagles and deserved to keep his job.
Nigeria Flying Eagles striker, Ahmad Abubakar Ghali said he’s delighted to make his debut for Slovakian side As Trencin.
The Lagos State Government has announced the recovery and discharge of 21 more coronavirus patients, who tested negative twice to the virus.
Iran’s foreign ministry said Monday that Sirous Asgari, a scientist jailed in the United States, is set to return to the Islamic republic within days.
The Borno Police Command has arrested 71 suspects for alleged kidnap, rape and procession of marijuana in various parts of the state.
“After being retested for COVID-19, I am happy to say that I have tested negative. My family is still following strict home isolation. I was totally asymptomatic, and apart from the boredom that accompanies isolation, I had no other complaints,” Kumar said in a statement.
Barcelona will recommence their bid to defend the Spanish title on Saturday June 13 away to Real Mallorca after a three-month pause due to the COVID-19 pandemic, while Real Madrid will host Eibar on June 14, organisers La Liga announced on Sunday.