On Air

Mellow Flight With Ife and Okemute

Home

African News

Africa Day: UN Chief Calls For Global Ceasefire To Push Back COVID-19

no responses. May 25, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

Africa Day: UN Chief Calls For Global Ceasefire To Push Back COVID-19


Africa Day: UN Chief Calls For Global Ceasefire To Push Back COVID-19

African countries have “demonstrated commendable leadership” battling the COVID-19 pandemic, but more nations across the continent where conflict prevails, should heed the UN call for a […]

Read

no responses. May 20, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Burundi Vote Holds Amid COVID-19 Protocols, Net Blackout


Burundi Vote Holds Amid COVID-19 Protocols, Net Blackout

A crucial election has begun in the East African nation of Burundi, where President Pierre Nkurunziza is stepping aside after 15 years in charge but he […]

Read
Zero-Malaria-Starts-With-Me-Logo

no responses. May 12, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

COVID-19: African Leaders Seek Immediate Action To Save Under 5 Children,Pregnant Women From Malaria Amid Pandemic


COVID-19: African Leaders Seek Immediate Action To Save Under 5 Children,Pregnant Women From Malaria Amid Pandemic

“We are committed to fostering an environment where African countries can produce more of the lifesaving interventions and equipment needed to support response efforts in our […]

Read

no responses. May 11, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

IED Attack Kills Three Chadian Peacekeepers In Mali


IED Attack Kills Three Chadian Peacekeepers In Mali

U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemned the attacks near Aguelhok in the Kidal region, which may constitute war crimes under international law. The […]

Read
More Than 20 African Countries Can Now Test For Coronavirus Disease

no responses. May 11, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

COVID-19: Benin Republic Starts Testing School Teachers For Virus


COVID-19: Benin Republic Starts Testing School Teachers For Virus

Benin on Saturday was conducting mass coronavirus testing of teachers ahead of the reopening of schools as part of a plan to loosen measures against the […]

Read
#COVID2019: South Africa Places Travel Ban On US, UK, China, Italy, Others

no responses. May 7, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

COVID-19: About 190 000 People Could Die Of Pandemic In Africa- WHO


COVID-19: About 190 000 People Could Die Of Pandemic In Africa- WHO

A new study by the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Africa finds eighty-three thousand to 190 000 people in Africa could die of COVID-19 […]

Read
COVID-19: “Stay Safe Africa” Campaign Launched In Senegal

no responses. May 7, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

COVID-19: “Stay Safe Africa” Campaign Launched In Senegal


COVID-19: “Stay Safe Africa” Campaign Launched In Senegal

A campaign urging all Africans to play their part against COVID-19 Early April, Speak Up Africa, a strategic communications and advocacy not-for-profit organization dedicated to catalyzing […]

Read

no responses. April 29, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Former Ivorian Prime Minister Guillaume Soro Jailed 20 Years For Corruption


Former Ivorian Prime Minister Guillaume Soro Jailed 20 Years For Corruption

An Ivorian court has sentenced former Prime Minister Guillaume Soro, who has been living in exile since December 2019, to 20 years in prison for corruption. […]

Read

no responses. April 27, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Egypt In Talks With IMF For Financial Assistance


Egypt In Talks With IMF For Financial Assistance

Egyptian Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli announced that his government had started negotiations with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to obtain a one-year financial assistance to cope […]

Read
tuberculosis bacteria

no responses. April 22, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

COVID-19: The Union Warns Against Neglect Of Children, Adolescents In TB-endemic Countries


COVID-19: The Union Warns Against Neglect Of Children, Adolescents In TB-endemic Countries

COVID-19 Must Not Divert Attention From Needs Of Children, Adolescents In TB-endemic Countries- The Union The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) has […]

Read

no responses. April 20, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Ghana Lifts Coronavirus Lockdown As Cases Hit 1,042


Ghana Lifts Coronavirus Lockdown As Cases Hit 1,042

Reports say, Ghana’s president has lifted targeted lockdown on two major regions in the country citing improved testing of the coronavirus pandemic across the West African […]

Read
UN Health Agency Identifies 5-year-old Congolese Boy As First Confirmed Case Of Ebola In Uganda

no responses. April 16, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

DR Congo Prepares For Latest In Long Line Of Health Crises


DR Congo Prepares For Latest In Long Line Of Health Crises

Health professionals working with the World Health Organization (WHO) in eastern Democratic of Congo (DRC), have been dealing with the deadly Ebola epidemic since August 2018. […]

Read
Huge Swarms Of Locusts Rip Through 500,000 Acres Of Crops In Ethiopia

no responses. April 15, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

Locust Scourge Hits Parts Of Africa


Locust Scourge Hits Parts Of Africa

Huge Swarms Of Locusts Rip Through 500,000 Acres Of Crops In Ethiopia Huge swarms of locusts rip through 500,000 acres of crops in Ethiopia leaving a […]

Read

no responses. April 13, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Togo Mourns Ex-Prime Minister, Africa Remembers Ex-OAU Chief


Togo Mourns Ex-Prime Minister, Africa Remembers Ex-OAU Chief

The government and people of Togo are mourning the death of a former Prime Minister of the West African country, Edem Kodjo. The former diplomat died […]

Read
COVID-19: Mad Rush For Food Aid Creates Stampede In Kenya

no responses. April 13, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

COVID-19: Mad Rush For Food Aid Creates Stampede In Kenya


COVID-19: Mad Rush For Food Aid Creates Stampede In Kenya

Thousands of people surged for food aid in a brief stampede Friday in Kenya’s capital, desperate for help as coronavirus restrictions keep them from making a […]

Read
Uganda Confirms First Ebola Case

no responses. April 13, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

New Ebola Case Confirmed In Democratic Republic Of Congo, Amid COVID-19 Fears


New Ebola Case Confirmed In Democratic Republic Of Congo, Amid COVID-19 Fears

A new case of Ebola virus disease has been confirmed in the city of Beni in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). In his website […]

Read
More Than 20 African Countries Can Now Test For Coronavirus Disease

no responses. April 8, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

Covid-19: Ethiopia Declares State Of Emergency Over Rising Cases


Covid-19: Ethiopia Declares State Of Emergency Over Rising Cases

Ethiopia has declared a state of emergency in the country to help curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Home to almost 110 million people, Ethiopia […]

Read
#COVID2019: South Africa Places Travel Ban On US, UK, China, Italy, Others

no responses. April 8, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

Covid-19: Over 10,000 Confirmed Cases In Africa


Covid-19: Over 10,000 Confirmed Cases In Africa

The World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Wednesday that the number of COVID-19 cases in Africa has now risen to more than 10,000, claiming more than […]

Read
More Than 20 African Countries Can Now Test For Coronavirus Disease

no responses. April 3, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

Covid- 19: Senegal Says Hydroxychloroquine Virus Treatment Is Promising


Covid- 19: Senegal Says Hydroxychloroquine Virus Treatment Is Promising

Senegal is set to continue administering hydroxychloroquine to coronavirus patients, a senior health official said Thursday, after encouraging results for those treated with the venerable anti-malarial […]

Read
Polls Close In Mali Amid Coronavirus Threat, Security Fears

no responses. March 30, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

Polls Close In Mali Amid Coronavirus Threat, Security Fears


Polls Close In Mali Amid Coronavirus Threat, Security Fears

Long-delayed parliamentary elections overshadowed by kidnapping of opposition leader, concerns over coronavirus.. Polls have closed in Mali’s long-delayed parliamentary elections which were held despite concerns about […]

Read