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Two Madagascan lawmakers die of Covid-19

Two lawmakers in Madagascar have died after contracting COVID-19. Madagascan President, Andry Rajoelina announced this on Sunday, adding that over twenty others are...

Cutting spending too soon could derail recovery, IMF warns

As governments rushed out funding to prevent an economic collapse amid the coronavirus pandemic, global public debt swelled to the highest in history, but the IMF warned...

COVID-19: Lagos Health Commissioner says 2,191 cases yet to turn up for admission

The Lagos State government has asked residents to take responsibility in the fight against coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state. The Commissioner for Health in Lagos,...

COVID-19: 19 vaccines in clinical trials, says WHO

The World Health Organisation says there are 19 potential COVID-19 vaccines currently in clinical trials. WHO Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, disclosed...

90 percent of staff at Ghana education ministry contact covid

Over 90 percent of the staff of Ghana’s ministry of education have contracted coronavirus. Minister of education, Matthew Prempeh, said this on Thursday, adding that...

COVID-19: Nasarawa attorney General tests positive

Nasarawa state Attorney General,  Commissioner for Justice, and member of the State Task Force on COVID-19, Dr Abdul-karim Kana, has tested positive for COVID-19....

NCDC to establish COVID-19 testing centre in Nasarawa

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has disclosed plans to establish a molecular laboratory in Nasarawa State to enable medical experts carry out COVID-19 tests....

Take off face masks at ATMs, banks advise

Banks have advised customers to remove their face masks when carrying out transactions through Automated Teller Machines. In an email to customers, the financial...

246 nigerians return from Dubai

The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission has said at least 246 Nigerians stranded in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates due to the coronavirus pandemic have returned home. The...

Pakistan’s health minister tests positive for COVID-19

Adviser to the Prime Minister for Health Zafar Mirza, who effectively acts as the health minister, has tested positive for COVID-19. He tweeted the result of his...