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Nigerian Pastor TB Joshua has waded again into the controversies surrounding the dramatic spread of COVID-19 and the extreme measures implemented by leaders worldwide to contain it.
Countries around the world are increasingly adopting sweeping measures to stem the spread of the new coronavirus, including full lockdowns, shutting down airports, imposing travel restrictions and completely sealing their borders.
Syria’s Health Ministry on Sunday reported its first death due to Covid-19.
As Europe and the United States struggle to contain the coronavirus pandemic, aid groups warn that without measures millions could die in low-income countries and war zones such as Syria and Yemen, where hygiene conditions are already dire.
The death toll in Italy from the coronavirus pandemic rose by 743 in one day to 6,820, reversing a declining trend in fatalities observed over the last two days.
US Representative Tulsi Gabbard, an Iraq War veteran who campaigned to end “forever wars,” dropped her long-shot bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Thursday and endorsed front-runner Joe Biden in a video posted on Twitter.
The Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) notified all hotels to close all bars, pubs, lounges, swimming pools, beaches on Monday, March 16, 2020 until the end of the month.
The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has announced the suspension of all inbound and outbound flights with Lebanon, Turkey, Syria, and Iraq, with effect from March 17, and until further notice.
Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, and Egypt have recorded more cases of the novel coronavirus.
Former Iranian deputy foreign minister Hussein Sheikholeslam has died after contracting the Covid-19 virus.
The National Christian Elders Forum (NCEF) has again made a passionate appeal to the three most outstanding retired military generals, General Yakubu Gowon, General Olusegun Obasanjo, and General Theophilus Danjuma as well as indigenous traditional rulers in the country to gather themselves and save the country from the grip of Islamism, Boko Haram.
At least 33 Turkish soldiers were killed in an air strike by Syrian government forces in northwestern Idlib province as Turkey vowed "to respond in kind" with attacks on "all" their positions.
Russia and Syria on Friday came under strong criticisms from western countries in the UN Security Council over the killing of 33 Turkish soldiers in Syria on Thursday.
Mexico boss Tata Martino is willing to negotiate a pay cut to help during the coronavirus pandemic and believes every coach and player should be ready to do so.
The deadline to leave for up to four cruise ships anchored off the Australian State of Queensland will come at midnight on Wednesday.
The Akwa Ibom state government has stated that all five reported positive test cases of COVID-19 in the state are hale and hearty while awaiting the conduct of a reconfirmation test.
As the World Health Organisation, WHO, celebrates the nursing profession by making the theme of the 2020 World Health Day to be “Support Nurses and Midwives,” the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has asked for a healthy and dignifying working environment for health workers in the country.
Plenty of people on social media have suggested that the season should be cancelled, but it is highly unlikely that it will come to that, as UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has stated that Liverpool will more than likely be awarded the title at some point.
The Oyo State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has warned opposition party members not to play petty politics with the COVID-19 test result of Governor Seyi Makinde.
The emergence of the coronavirus pandemic has exposed the weakness of health systems in most countries, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said.
West Ham vice-chairman Karren Brady has revealed she intends to take the same proposed pay cut as the club's players, insisting "we are all in this together" during the Coronavirus pandemic.
Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila on Monday insisted the Chinese doctors coming to help in the fight against COVID-19 must first be quarantined for 14 days and comply with all relevant laws in the country.
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.