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Strange disease kills over 50 in Kogi, Nigeria

Strange disease kills over 50 in Kogi, Nigeria

Over 50 persons have lost their lives to a strange illness in Olamaboro Local Government of Kogi State. It was reliably gathered that the disease which is still unknown comes with symptoms of headache, red eye, loss of appetite, inability to urinate or defecate, convulsion and finally death. The lawmaker representing Olamaboro Constituency in the […]

Africa COVID-19 Cases Surpass 2 Million,WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO), Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, has said there are over two million confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent. The UN health agency issued the update on WHO African Region COVID-19 Dashboard. WHO added that there are more than 1.7 million recoveries and 48,000 deaths cumulatively. South Africa, […]

DRC’s Ebola epidemic ends

DRC’s Ebola epidemic ends

The Democratic Republic of Congo declared the end of the country’s Ebola epidemic after the outbreak killed over55 people in the past five months. “I am solemnly happy to declare the end of the 11th epidemic Ebola virus in Equator Province “Health Minister Eteni Longondo told the media. The World Health Organization said that the […]

COVID-19 Cases Overwhelm Kabarole District

COVID-19 Cases Overwhelm Kabarole District

The number of people with COVID-19 in Kabarole has increased to 23, leaving the district task force with no option other than resorting to home-based management. Brian Kisembo, the COVID-19 Incident Manager in Kabarole, says that so far, five of the cases are admitted at the isolation unit of Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital for […]

Country’s best teachers to be selected .

Country’s best teachers to be selected .

A team of eminent personalities has been assembled to select the winners of the coveted Teachers Making a Difference Awards on Monday next week.  A team, which will remain incognito, till the scoring and selection of winners are done, will be announced later next week (Monday, November 16, 2020). As part of the selection guidelines, […]

Sebutinde for second term at the International Court of Justice

Sebutinde for second term at the International Court of Justice

Justice Julia Sebutinde has been granted a second term at the United Nations International Court of Justice (ICJ). Sebutinde is one of Africa’s most senior female judges and the first woman to work as a judge at the ICJ which she joined on February 6, 2012. According to ICJ website, for one to be appointed […]

Controversial Nile dam might fix Sudan’s floods

Controversial Nile dam might fix Sudan’s floods

Unprecedented flooding in Sudan this year led to the deaths of more than 100 people and affected 875,000 others. Entire residential neighborhoods were destroyed while power and water supplies were disrupted when the River Nile recorded its highest level in living memory. Some experts said that if the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, upstream on the […]

Ivory Coast president reelected

Ivory Coast president reelected

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara was reelected to a contested third term, electoral authorities said Tuesday, after a vote marred by deadly unrest and a boycott by the opposition who promised to set up a rival “transitional” government. The standoff pitches francophone West Africa’s top economy deeper into a crisis that erupted in August when […]

Geremi opposed to Africa Cup matches in Europe

Geremi opposed to Africa Cup matches in Europe

There are 48 Cup of Nations qualifiers scheduled between November 9 and 17 Cameroon football legend Geremi Njitap says African countries must not be allowed to stage Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers in Europe during the coronavirus pandemic. There have been reports that Senegal and Guinea-Bissau were “discussing” moving back-to-back matches during November from Dakar […]

South Sudan army spokesperson lied about border skirmishes

South Sudan army spokesperson lied about border skirmishes

Whereas Akiiki told New Vision that the Ugandan army did not lose any soldier, Koang alleged that two UPDF soldiers died in the clash as well. These, Akiiki stated, were falsehoods. Contents of the statement issued by the South Sudanese army spokesperson on the skirmishes that happened at the Uganda-South Sudan border were full of […]

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