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One in three kids worldwide exposed to lead poisoning – Report

New research has shown that about one in three children worldwide has been high levels of lead in their blood, putting their mental and physical health at risk. The...

Western Sahara becomes last African country to record COVID-19

Western Sahara recorded four cases of coronavirus on Thursday, becoming the last country in Africa to confirm the presence of COVID-19. The country is recognized by the...

AfDB approves $20 million to contain spread of COVID-19 in G5 Sahel nations

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved $20 million in grant funding from the African Development Fund, to build capacity to curb and stop...

President Buhari receives Madagascar’s COVID-19 herbal remedy

President Muhammadu Buhari has received the Madagascan local formulation believed to be effective for the prevention and cure of the coronavirus, COVID-organics....

190,000 may die in Africa if virus containment fails – WHO

The World Health Organisation warns that up to 190,000 people in Africa could die of coronavirus in 2010, if containment measures fail. The UN health agency cited a new...

COVID-19: Nigeria, South Africa, others lose $4.2bn, says IMF

The sub- Saharan Africa region has had the largest capital outflow with over $4.2bn leaving the region since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the continent from the end of...

COVID-19: Africa Will Not Be A Testing Ground For Any Vaccine – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) chief, Tedros Ghebreyesus has dismissed a suggestion by some scientists that the coronavirus vaccine be tested in Africa. This comes...

Coronavirus: Confirmed case in Africa rise to 6,470

The Africa Centre for Disease Control revealed that the number of coronavirus cases in Africa rose to 6,470 on Thursday. According to the report, the figure rose from...

Mali declares first coronavirus cases

Mali has recorded its first two cases of the novel coronavirus, also known as COVID19, on Wednesday. In a statement, the government confirmed that the cases are two...

Chinese man in Lagos suspected to have Coronavirus tests Negative

A Chinese national suspected to have been infected by the Coronavirus has tested negative to the infection. The unidentified man was admitted at Reddington Hospital,...