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no responses. February 16, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Comoros President Steps Down Ahead Of Election


Comoros President Steps Down Ahead Of Election

Azali Assoumani has stepped down as president of Comoros to seek re-election in upcoming elections scheduled for March and April 2019. In an interview with privately-owned […]

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no responses. February 13, 2019 Enuwa Ochai

Missing Kenyan Activist Caroline Mwatha Found Dead


Missing Kenyan Activist Caroline Mwatha Found Dead

Missing Kenyan activist Caroline Mwatha has been found dead, police have told the BBC. Ms Mwatha worked documenting extrajudicial police killings but police believe she may […]

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no responses. February 11, 2019 Enuwa Ochai

Ailing Algerian Presdient seeks fifth term


Ailing Algerian Presdient seeks fifth term

Algeria’s 81-year-old President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will seek a fifth term in April’s elections, he announced in a message published by state media. Mr Bouteflika has been […]

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no responses. February 11, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

WHO Supports Five Countries To Fight Lassa Fever Outbreaks


WHO Supports Five Countries To Fight Lassa Fever Outbreaks

‘A total of 12 Lassa Fever cases have been confirmed to date in Benin, Guinea, Liberia and Togo, including two deaths, with more suspected cases being […]

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no responses. February 7, 2019 Enuwa Ochai

Ethiopian groom, Best Man Killed by ‘Grenade Accident’


Ethiopian groom, Best Man Killed by ‘Grenade Accident’

A groom and his best man have been killed in Ethiopia in an apparent accident involving a grenade belonging to the groom, local officials say. The […]

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no responses. January 30, 2019 Enuwa Ochai

Sudan Protests: Authorities Order Release of all Detainees


Sudan Protests: Authorities Order Release of all Detainees

Authorities in Sudan have ordered the release of all detainees held during weeks of anti-government protests. The release was ordered by Sudan’s intelligence and security chief, […]

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no responses. January 22, 2019 Elizabeth David

Zimbabwe President Abandons Davos Trip Amid Unrest


Zimbabwe President Abandons Davos Trip Amid Unrest

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has broken off a trip to Europe after violent protests in his home country. Mr Mnangagwa had been due to attend the […]

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no responses. January 18, 2019 Enuwa Ochai

African Union Urges DR Congo to Delay Final Election Results


African Union Urges DR Congo to Delay Final Election Results

The African Union (AU) says the re are “serious doubts” about the outcome of elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) and has called for final […]

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no responses. January 14, 2019 Enuwa Ochai

Zimbabwe Protests After Petrol, Diesel Price Hike


Zimbabwe Protests After Petrol, Diesel Price Hike

Protests have broken out in Zimbabwe’s two main cities following the more than doubling of the fuel price. Burning tyres and boulders are being used to […]

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no responses. January 10, 2019 Olamide Omowumi

Forbes Releases 2019 List Of Richest Men In Africa


Forbes Releases 2019 List Of Richest Men In Africa

For the eighth year in a row, Aliko Dangote of Nigeria is Africa’s richest man. His net worth is estimated $10.3 billion, however, he lost nearly $2 billion […]

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Felix Tshisekedi

no responses. January 10, 2019 Enuwa Ochai

Opposition leader, Tshisekedi winner in DR Congo poll


Opposition leader, Tshisekedi winner in DR Congo poll

Opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi has won the Democratic Republic of Congo’s tightly contested presidential vote, the electoral commission says. The provisional result puts him ahead of […]

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EBOLA OUTBREAK

no responses. December 28, 2018 Enuwa Ochai

DR Congo Election: Protesters Attack Ebola Centre in Beni


DR Congo Election: Protesters Attack Ebola Centre in Beni

Protesters angry with the postponement of Sunday’s presidential election in parts of the Democratic Republic of Congo have attacked a clinic where possible Ebola cases are […]

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Qatar Fund for Development #QFFD signed a grant agreement for 3 million USD with #WHO Afro to prevent and eliminate Neglected Tropical Diseases #NTDs in 47 African countries, on the side of #WISHQATAR2018.

no responses. November 15, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

Qatar Fund For Development Announces $3 Million For Elimination Of Neglected Tropical Diseases


Qatar Fund For Development Announces $3 Million For Elimination Of Neglected Tropical Diseases

Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) has signed an agreement with World Health Organization (WHO)’s Regional Office for Africa worth 3 million USD, on the sidelines of […]

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no responses. November 10, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

3rd Interministerial Conference: 23% Of Deaths Are Linked To Environment In Africa- WHO


3rd Interministerial Conference: 23% Of Deaths Are Linked To Environment In Africa- WHO

 Aiming to identify emerging environmental threats to people’s health and agree on a strategic action plan for the region, African Ministers of health and environment  meet […]

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no responses. November 6, 2018 Enuwa Ochai

More Than 70 Pupils Kidnapped In Cameroon


More Than 70 Pupils Kidnapped In Cameroon

Dozens of people, mostly school pupils, have been kidnapped from a boarding school in the west of Cameroon. At least 79 students and three others, including […]

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Dr @MoetiTshidi at the last day of the @WHOAFRO @AfricaCDC meeting to operationalize the framework of collaboration between the two institutions.

no responses. October 11, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

WHO, Africa CDC Deepen Collaboration On Improving Health Security


WHO, Africa CDC Deepen Collaboration On Improving Health Security

The World Health Organization ,WHO and the African Union Commission (AUC) through its Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) are strengthening their ties […]

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at the on-going 5th annual Financial Times African Summit, the Nigerian entrepreneur said the key to Africa’s economic growth and strength is in the development of the regional market

no responses. October 10, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

Dangote Urges Deepening Of African Economy Through Free Trade


Dangote Urges Deepening Of African Economy Through Free Trade

Foremost businessman, Aliko Dangote has  called for conscious efforts at deepening African regional market by African investors and governments to aid rapid growth and development of […]

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no responses. October 4, 2018 Enuwa Ochai

Uganda Army Launches Ulinzi Condom Brand


Uganda Army Launches Ulinzi Condom Brand

Uganda’s army has launched its own brand of condoms, named after the Swahili word for “protection”, to help prevent soldiers contract HIV. A soldier cannot defend […]

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Zimbabwe,WHO And Partners Launch Oral Cholera Vaccination Campaign To Protect 1.4m People

no responses. October 3, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

Zimbabwe,WHO And Partners Launch Oral Cholera Vaccination Campaign To Protect 1.4m People


Zimbabwe,WHO And Partners Launch Oral Cholera Vaccination Campaign To Protect 1.4m People

The Government of Zimbabwe with the support of the World Health Organization (WHO) and partners have launched  an oral cholera vaccination (OCV) campaign  to protect 1.4 […]

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no responses. September 25, 2018 Enuwa Ochai

Kenyan Governor Charged Over Pregnant Lover’s Death


Kenyan Governor Charged Over Pregnant Lover’s Death

Kenyan governor Okoth Obado has been charged in court with aiding and abetting the brutal murder of his ex-girlfriend, a pregnant student. The married governor pleaded […]

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