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Rights expert denounces lack of investigation into 2017 killing of journalist in South Sudan

no responses. August 26, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

South Sudan: Rights Expert Denounces Lack Of Investigation Into 2017 Killing Of Journalist


South Sudan: Rights Expert Denounces Lack Of Investigation Into 2017 Killing Of Journalist

Lack of investigation into the killing of a journalist three years ago in South Sudan is indicative of a wider climate of hostility towards journalists in […]

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COVID-19: 55 African Union Member States Report 1,147,369 Cases, 26,618 Deaths , And 870,568 Recoveries.

no responses. August 21, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

COVID-19: 55 African Union Member States Report 1,147,369 Cases, 26,618 Deaths , And 870,568 Recoveries


COVID-19: 55 African Union Member States Report 1,147,369 Cases, 26,618 Deaths , And 870,568 Recoveries

Fifty-five African Union Member States have reported cases 1,147,369 COVID-19 cases, 26,618 deaths , and 870,568 recoveries. The figures by region: Central (52,139 cases; 1,013 deaths; […]

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Africa CDC To Hold Workshop Promoting Local Manufacturing Of PPE

no responses. August 21, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

COVID-19: 1.1 million Cases, 26,618 Deaths And Over 10,000 Tests Conducted In Africa


COVID-19: 1.1 million Cases, 26,618 Deaths And Over 10,000 Tests Conducted In Africa

 A total of 10,256 COVID-19 tests  in 174 laboratory have been conducted in the African region by Member States so far . Also  a 7.9% increase […]

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WHO, UNICEF Urge Safe School Reopening In Africa

no responses. August 20, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

As Africa Marks 6 Months Of COVID-19, WHO, UNICEF Urge Safe School Reopening


As Africa Marks 6 Months Of COVID-19, WHO, UNICEF Urge Safe School Reopening

 The unprecedented and prolonged school closures aimed at keeping students safe from COVID-19 are harming them in other ways, World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF said […]

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Death Toll From Mogadishu Hotel Attack Rises To 16

no responses. August 17, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

Death Toll From Mogadishu Hotel Attack Rises To 16


Death Toll From Mogadishu Hotel Attack Rises To 16

At least 16 people were killed in an attack on Sunday by the Islamist group al Shabaab on a seaside hotel in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, according […]

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UN Resident Coordinator/Humanitarian Coordinator for Nigeria,Mr Edward Kallo

no responses. August 15, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

UN Calls For Urgent Support As Nigeria Humanitarian Needs Hits US$1.08 Billion


UN Calls For Urgent Support As Nigeria Humanitarian Needs Hits US$1.08 Billion

The humanitarian community in Nigeria called for urgent support for vulnerable people in the north-eastern part of the country, as the number of people in need […]

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COVID-19: 55 African Countries Record 1,096,951, 25,096 Deaths , 812,839 Recoveries

no responses. August 15, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

COVID-19: 55 African Countries Record 1,096,951, 25,096 Deaths , 812,839 Recoveries


COVID-19: 55 African Countries Record 1,096,951, 25,096 Deaths , 812,839 Recoveries

As at today, 15th of August 2020, fifty-five  African Union Member States have reported   (1,096,951) deaths (25,096), and recoveries (812,839) of  COVID-19 cases. The figures  by […]

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Africa Marks Six Months Of COVID-19

no responses. August 13, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

As Africa Marks Six Months Of COVID-19, Pandemic Moving From High Density Urban Areas To Informal Settlements


As Africa Marks Six Months Of COVID-19, Pandemic Moving From High Density Urban Areas To Informal Settlements

  Pandemic’s evolution on the African continent has been different-WHO Preliminary analysis by the World Health Organization (WHO) finds that an exponential surge in cases which […]

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COVID-19: Africa CDC To Launch “Saving Lives And Saving Economies” Campaign

no responses. August 7, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

Africa CDC To Launch Campaign “Saving Lives And Saving Economies


Africa CDC To Launch Campaign “Saving Lives And Saving Economies

A campaign tagged “Saving Lives and Saving Economies.” is to be launched by the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention,Africa CDC .next week. The Director, […]

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Africa closes in on one million COVID-19 cases

no responses. August 7, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

COVID-19: WHO Ramps Up Support To Hotspot Countries In Africa


COVID-19: WHO Ramps Up Support To Hotspot Countries In Africa

The first members of a surge team of health experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) have arrived in Johannesburg, South Africa to bolster the country’s […]

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South Africa: UN Health Agency Sends Experts To Help Battle Against COVID-19

no responses. August 7, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

South Africa: UN Health Agency Sends Experts To Help Battle Against COVID-19


South Africa: UN Health Agency Sends Experts To Help Battle Against COVID-19

New “surge team” of leading UN health experts is on its way to South Africa to ramp up the COVID-19 response there, the World Health Organization […]

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no responses. August 5, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Tanzania: Lissu Named Main Opposition Candidate


Tanzania: Lissu Named Main Opposition Candidate

Tundu Lissu named as the main opposition candidate for presidential votes. Tanzania’s main opposition, Chadema party ,unanimously approved Tundu Lissu ‘s candidacy for the October 28 […]

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no responses. August 5, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Guinean Opposition Alleges Large scale Corruption By President Alpha Condé


Guinean Opposition Alleges Large scale Corruption By President Alpha Condé

A Guinean opposition group is alleging widescale corruption on the part of President Alpha Condé and his administration. According to the reports, the Collective for the […]

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COVID-19: 55 African Union Countries Record 957,035, 20,288 Deaths

no responses. August 3, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

COVID-19: 55 African Union Countries Record 957,035, 20,288 Deaths


COVID-19: 55 African Union Countries Record 957,035, 20,288 Deaths

Fifty- five African Union Member States have reported (957,035) COVID-19 cases, (20,288) deaths and (611,957) recoveries. HERE ARE THE FIGURES BY REGION: Central (48,928 cases; 941 […]

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no responses. August 2, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Ousmane Kaba Declares His Run As Guinean Presidential Candidate


Ousmane Kaba Declares His Run As Guinean Presidential Candidate

Ousmane Kaba, was declared as the first opposition leader to run in the Guinean presidential elections in October. The candidate currently leads the Party of Democrats […]

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Africa closes in on one million COVID-19 cases

no responses. July 31, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

COVID-19: Africa Closes In On One Million Cases


COVID-19: Africa Closes In On One Million Cases

COVID-19 infections in Africa will exceed one million cases in the coming days as the pandemic surges in several hotspot countries. In a little more than […]

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COVID19: 16 Million Cases, 650,000 Deaths Globally In Over 200 Countries

no responses. July 30, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

COVID19: 16 Million Cases, 650,000 Deaths Globally In Over 200 Countries


COVID19: 16 Million Cases, 650,000 Deaths Globally In Over 200 Countries

The global number of COVID-19 cases has risen to about 16 million in over 200 countries and territories, and more than 650,000 deaths. The Director, Africa […]

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WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti

no responses. July 29, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

WHO Calls For Urgent Scaling-up Of Hepatitis B Birth-dose Vaccination


WHO Calls For Urgent Scaling-up Of Hepatitis B Birth-dose Vaccination

71 Million Africans With Chronic Viral Hepatitis, 300 people Die Daily From Liver Cancer The World Health Organization, WHO says achieving 2035 goals requires urgent introduction […]

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no responses. July 29, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Guinea protests: Demands for justice and Accountability


Guinea protests: Demands for justice and Accountability

Reports says, the family of a student killed last week by Guinea’s security forces say they want justice for 16-year-old Alseny Barry. According to the report, […]

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no responses. July 29, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

West Africa Block Urges For Unity Government In Mali, Warns Of Sanctions


West Africa Block Urges For Unity Government In Mali, Warns Of Sanctions

Report says, West African leaders called for the swift creation of a unity government in Mali and a fresh vote after disputed elections, but warned of […]

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