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The United States is entering what a senior official warned on Sunday would be the “hardest” week of the coronavirus crisis as the death toll mounted, but some saw glimmers of hope from a slight slowing of fatalities in hard-hit New York.
Former Republic of Ireland internationals Damien Duff and John O'Shea have joined their country's coaching staff following the appointment of Stephen Kenny as manager on Sunday.
Mali's opposition leader Soumaila Cisse is "doing well" a week after his kidnapping, his political movement said on Friday, as negotiations were under way with his captors for his release.
With more than 6,000 COVID-19 cases reported in Africa, the virus is threatening fragile health systems on the continent.
The Federal Government has evacuated stranded staff of the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), who had been drafted to Brazzaville, the Republic of Congo, to undergo a special capacity building course with the World Health Organization (WHO).
Democratic Rep. Joe Cunningham of South Carolina and Republican Rep. Mike Kelly of Pennsylvania are the latest members of the US Congress to test positive for COVID-19, their offices announced Friday.
Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina will close from tomorrow all land borders, including with Niger Republic as part of measures to contain the possible spread of coronavirus to the state.
Britain on Thursday said heir-to-the-throne Prince Charles, who has coronavirus, did not jump the queue for a test because his symptoms and condition met the criteria.
Forty-three of Africa’s 54 countries now have confirmed coronavirus cases, with the total at 2,046, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has said.
Coronavirus deaths soared across Europe and the United States on Sunday despite heightened restrictions, as Germany banned gatherings of more than two people and Chancellor Angela Merkel went into quarantine.
The Trump administration pressed on Tuesday for the enactment of a $1 trillion stimulus package, possibly to include $1,000 direct payments to individual Americans, to blunt the economic pain from a coronavirus outbreak that has killed over 100 people in the country.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has stated he is waiting to hear from Nigeria Football Federation on a new contract.
The Federal Government on Monday said travellers coming into Nigeria from France, Germany, and Spain would have to undergo a secondary screening at the nation’s international airports and self-isolate for 14 days.
An Iranian cleric, Ayatollah Hashem Bathaei, died on Monday after being infected with COVID-19 in the city of Qom.
Odion Ighalo has revealed that Juan Mata, David de Gea and Sergio Romero have helped him settle into life at Manchester United.
R. Kelly will have to stay trapped in the lockup while he awaits trials on charges of racketeering, sex trafficking and child pornography, a judge ruled Tuesday.
Ethiopia’s prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, on Wednesday declared a state of emergency in the country to help curb the spread of the new coronavirus, his office said on Twitter.
A recall of Kenya’s parliament scheduled for Wednesday in the capital, Nairobi, has been cancelled.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, says the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 lacks the power to end or extend the lockdown imposed by the President.
Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu, has directed the state’s inter-ministerial committee on COVID-19 pandemic to commence distribution of palliative materials to the 17 council areas of the state, from Tuesday 7th April 2020.
“We must communicate to our people where we are now, and that we can no longer assume we are still where we used to be. We are faced with a challenge that no government in the history of Nigeria has ever faced. So, we have to redesign our economic planning and change our thinking.”
Canada’s tourism industry has been basking in a robust visitor economy in the past years, even highlighting last year, 2019, as the strongest ever in terms of the number of visitors and GDP contribution.
The United Nations, UN, has expressed concerns about the effect and true magnitude of the spread of coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria, saying it was yet unclear.
Osun State government on Saturday declared only one coronavirus patient missing from its Ejigbo isolation center.