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Buhari wants to test Covid-Organics before it’s used

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari received several sachets of artemisia-based tea on Saturday 16 May, which the Malagasy authorities praise as a remedy against the new coronavirus. The Covid-Organics will be tested in Nigeria before being made available. It was the President of Guinea-Bissau, Umaro Sissoco Embalo, visiting Abuja, who handed over the potion to his […]

AfDB President Washed of All Charges of Bad Governance

The president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, who has been targeted for several months on accusations of favoritism, has just been whitewashed by an internal investigation carried out between February and April, the conclusions of which have just been revealed by Le Monde and Jeune Afrique. Akinwumi Adesina does not wish to […]

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Coronavirus Pandemic update in Africa

Africa had 54 027 confirmed cases of Coronavirus as of Friday, May 8. Covid-19 has already claimed the lives of 2 074people on the continent, according to the African Union Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. South Africa and Egypt are the two most affected countries, with 8 232 and 7 981cases respectively. They are […]

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Deconfinement measures being taken in African countries

While Nigeria is preparing to start easing coronavirus lockdown covering its largest city Lagos and capital Abuja from May 4, some countries have already announced the reopening of businesses. It is the case of Algeria, where on date, the government has reported a total of 3,256 confirmed infections with the virus, with 419 deaths and […]

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Nigeria: Security services have killed more people in enforcing coronavirus restrictions than virus itself

In a report released late on April 16, the Nigerian National Human Rights Commission said it had received and documented “105 complaints of incidents of human rights violations perpetuated by security forces” in 24 of Nigeria’s 36 states and Abuja, the capital. The violations happened during the enforcement of measures to curb the spread of […]

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Chad: President Idriss Deby joins new operation against Boko Haram

Chad’s President, Idriss Deby Itno has joined the country’s soldiers in the frontline of the fight against Boko Haram terrorists in the country. The Central African nation has launched a new anti-terror operation in the Lake Chad region against Boko Haram last week. “We launched the “Wrath of Bomo” operation. We must defeat terrorism to […]

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COVID-19: Africa records 59,393 cases, curfews extended, funds set up to fight the outbreak

Africa has now more than over 59,390 confirmed cases of coronavirus across the continent, according to the latest data by the John Hopkins University and Africa Center for Disease Control. The continent has rising cases with only three countries holding out as of April 6. Nigeria, Africa’s biggest nation, has 209 confirmed cases of coronavirus […]

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Morocco, Tunisia, Senegal, others confirm first coronavirus cases

Health authorities in Morocco, Tunisia, Senegal, Algeria, Egypt, and Nigeria have confirmed first coronavirus cases in their respective countries.   The latest to announce their first cases Monday were Morocco, Tunisia and Senegal.   Italy has been the epicenter of the outbreak in Europe and Africa. According to health authorities in both Morocco and Tunisia, […]

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Nigeria, Cameroon hit by deadly bomb attack

In Nigeria, at least 30 people were killed in the northeastern state of Borno after an improvised explosive device detonated on a bridge Monday. According to local sources, the bomb detonated on a crowded market on a bridge connecting the Nigerian town of Gamboru and Cameroon’s Fotokol. Authorities said more than 35 other people, including […]

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Nigeria: Police on high alert as Shiites react to US killing of Iranian commander

In Nigeria, the Islamic Movement (IMN) or Shiites “has strongly condemned the provocative airstrike”, ordered by US President Donald Trump. The airstrike led to the death of Iranian top General and Guards Commander, Quaseem Soleimani and Iraqi Commander, Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis.   Nigerian Police have been placed on a heightened state since the incident. The […]

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