Zambia announces reopening of its international airports

Zambian President Edgar Lungu has announced the reopening of all international airports in the country. He announced this as part of easing the Covid-19 lockdown...

UNICEF welcomes end of 23 month-long Ebola outbreak in eastern DRC

UNICEF welcomed the announcement by the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) today of the end of the 23-month long Ebola...

South Africa to start Africa’s first Covid-19 vaccine trial

South Africa is set to roll out the continent's first coronavirus vaccine trial this week, the university leading the pilot said Tuesday. The vaccine, developed...
Global concern over harmful promotion of breast-milk substitutes

Global concern over harmful promotion of breast-milk substitutes

 A new report by WHO, UNICEF, and the International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN) reveals that despite efforts to stop the harmful promotion of...
Red wine ‘may harm’ your sparkling smile

Red wine ‘may harm’ your sparkling smile

(LONDON, 3 JUNE 2020): As lockdown is easing slowly in many countries people craving for a beer or red wine are looking forward to...
New wave of Covid-19 infection worries South Korea

New wave of Covid-19 infection worries South Korea

(AG, SEOUL 3 June 2020): South Korean capital Seoul has seen a sudden spurt in Covid-19 infections in the last two days. This new surge...
Saudi Arabia opens mosques for prayers, sans the Grand Mosque in Mecca

Saudi Arabia opens mosques for prayers, sans the Grand Mosque in Mecca

Muslims in Saudi Arabia heaved a sigh of relief as tens of thousands of mosques opened for prayers after two months as part of...
Government of Nigeria / Twitter Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari announcing his government's responses to the Coronavirus crisis in a nationwide address (file photo).

‘No Money to import foods, so produce more’- President Buhari appeals to Nigerian farmers

“We don’t have money to import (food grains) so we must produce what we have to eat” Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, told farmers after...

Government insists likelihood of virus infection in school is ‘very small’ as union attacks...

The Health Secretary has insisted “it is safe” to reopen schools from June 1 at the earliest as a teaching union delivered a fresh blow to...

Health chief explains how young children could socially distance at school

Desks in classrooms could be placed far apart to prevent long periods of close contact between pupils when schools reopen, England's deputy chief medical...

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