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no responses. July 15, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

Congo Confirms First Ebola Case In Goma


Congo Confirms First Ebola Case In Goma

The Congolese health ministry has confirmed the country’s first Ebola case in the eastern city of Goma, raising concerns the disease could spread across the border […]

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5G Network: South Africa Backs Huawei Capability

no responses. July 15, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

5G Networks In Africa Huawei Takes Front Roll


5G Networks In Africa Huawei Takes Front Roll

With the roll out of 5G networks and other new technologies, global companies such as Huawei would continue playing a key role in information and communications […]

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no responses. July 11, 2019 Enuwa Ochai

South Africa Adds Ghana, Sao Tome To Visa-free Countries List


South Africa Adds Ghana, Sao Tome To Visa-free Countries List

South Africa on Wednesday announced the addition of seven countries to its list of visa-free list. Of the seven, two were African nations – Ghana and […]

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no responses. July 10, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Papua New Guinea: Women And Children Killed In Tribal Massacre


Papua New Guinea: Women And Children Killed In Tribal Massacre

Children and pregnant women are among those murdered in a tribal massacre in Papua New Guinea’s Highlands area. At least 24 people are confirmed to have […]

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no responses. July 5, 2019 Enuwa Ochai

80 Dead As Migrant Boat Capsized Off Tunisia Again


80 Dead As Migrant Boat Capsized Off Tunisia Again

At least 80 migrants died after the boat they were travelling on capsized off Tunisia on Thursday. The migrants were headed to Europe from Libya when […]

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cholera vaccination campaign targets 1.2 million in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

no responses. July 4, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

WHO, DRC Kick Off Biggest Ever Oral Cholera Vaccination Campaign


WHO, DRC Kick Off Biggest Ever Oral Cholera Vaccination Campaign

More than a million people to be vaccinated in phase 2 of a huge cholera vaccination campaign in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Phase 2 […]

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no responses. June 28, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Madagascar Stadium Crush Kills 16 During National Celebrations


Madagascar Stadium Crush Kills 16 During National Celebrations

Report says that at least 16 people have been crushed to death at a stadium in Madagascar during independence day celebrations. Details are unclear, but authorities […]

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UN Condemns Assassinations In Ethiopia Amidst Regional ‘Coup Attempt

no responses. June 23, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

UN Condemns Assassinations In Ethiopia Amidst Regional ‘Coup Attempt’


UN Condemns Assassinations In Ethiopia Amidst Regional ‘Coup Attempt’

The assassination of the chief of staff of the Ethiopian army and killing of a regional governor in what the Government has described as a regional […]

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WHO LOGO

no responses. June 20, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

WHO Hails Egypt’s Support To 14 African Countries In Fight Against Hepatitis C


WHO Hails Egypt’s Support To 14 African Countries In Fight Against Hepatitis C

Egypt has announced that it would be providing hepatitis C testing and treatment for one million people in 14 African countries. Speaking at the opening of […]

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no responses. June 13, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

3 Nigerians, 5 Ghanaians Arrested Over Abduction Of 2 Canadians


3 Nigerians, 5 Ghanaians Arrested Over Abduction Of 2 Canadians

Eight suspects, comprising five Ghanaians and three Nigerians have been arrested by the Ghanaian security agencies for their alleged involvement in the kidnapping of two Canadian […]

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no responses. June 13, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

New Ebola Outbreak In DRC


New Ebola Outbreak In DRC

The head of a major medical research charity has called the latest outbreak of Ebola in central Africa “truly frightening”. Nearly 1,400 people have died in […]

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Uganda Confirms First Ebola Case

no responses. June 12, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

Uganda Confirms First Ebola Case


Uganda Confirms First Ebola Case

A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola in the first cross-border case of the deadly virus since an outbreak started in neighboring Congo last […]

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BOSWANA

no responses. June 12, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

Botswana’s High Court Decriminalizes Homosexuality


Botswana’s High Court Decriminalizes Homosexuality

Botswana decriminalized homosexuality on Tuesday, with the High Court overturning a colonial-era law that punished gay sex by up to seven years in prison. Same-sex relationships […]

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no responses. June 11, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Sudan crisis: Government Propaganda Trip Exposes Schisms


Sudan crisis: Government Propaganda Trip Exposes Schisms

Since Sudan’s president of 30 years was toppled in April, the ruling military council that then took power has been in conflict with protesters demanding civilian […]

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no responses. June 3, 2019 Enuwa Ochai

The Man Who Couldn’t Be Buried Until His Son Became President


The Man Who Couldn’t Be Buried Until His Son Became President

Two years after his death in Belgium, a state funeral has been held for veteran opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi in the Democratic Republic of Congo. His […]

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no responses. May 31, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Kenyan President Asks Muslims To Help Fight Extremism


Kenyan President Asks Muslims To Help Fight Extremism

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has used an historic visit to a mosque to call on Muslims to help in the fight against extremism, his office says. Mr […]

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no responses. May 31, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

UN Appoints New Special Envoy To Somalia


UN Appoints New Special Envoy To Somalia

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has appointed a US diplomat, James Swan, as the new special envoy to Somalia to replace Nicholas Haysom, who was expelled […]

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no responses. May 31, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Burundi Threatens UN Ties


Burundi Threatens UN Ties

Burundi has threatened to break off relations with the UN envoy to the country, AFP news agency reports quoting UN diplomats. A Security Council meeting on […]

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On Tuesday @MoetiTshidi and @CaroleLanteri signed a grant agreement respectively on behalf of @WHO and @GovMonaco to step up the fight against #malaria in the Sahel, where more than 374 million people are at risk of contracting the disease.

no responses. May 30, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

WHO, Principality Of Monaco Forge New Ties To End Malaria In Africa’s Sahel Region


WHO, Principality Of Monaco Forge New Ties To End Malaria In Africa’s Sahel Region

With 93% of all malaria deaths worldwide occurring in the African region, the Principality of Monaco and the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Africa […]

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no responses. May 10, 2019 Enuwa Ochai

South Africa Election: ANC Set For Reduced Majority


South Africa Election: ANC Set For Reduced Majority

The governing African National Congress (ANC) is expected to be returned to office in South Africa’s parliamentary election, but with a reduced majority. With almost 76% […]

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