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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 […]

Covid-19 Update

Covid-19 Update

According to the ministry, the new cases were detected during tests done on November 18. “The cumulative confirmed cases are now 17,148,” the ministry said. “One new COVID-19 death was registered in Iganga. The total COVID-19 deaths are 158,” the ministry added. The total number of recoveries is now 8,426. Kampala remains the COVID-19 hotspot […]

Mexico steps taken to legalize use of marijuana

Mexico steps taken to legalize use of marijuana

Mexico took a step closer to legalizing the use of marijuana for medicinal and recreational news as the Senate approved the bill to reduce violence linked to drug trafficking. Its legalization still requires the approval of the lower house of Congress and the Chamber of Deputies which they have until December, 15th to study and […]

First home rapid COVID-19 test approved: US

First home rapid COVID-19 test approved: US

The US issued an emergency use authorization for the first self-administered rapid coronavirus test on Tuesday, as other states of the country increase restrictions in attempt to hold the COVID-19 surge. The Food and Drug Administration approved a testing kit of people of 14 and older whom doctors suspect have COVID-19. The test which is […]

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 US cases more than 11 million

COVID-19 US cases more than 11 million

Michigan and Washington are the latest US states to bring in strict measures to try and curb the spread of Covid-19. High schools and colleges are to halt on-site teaching and restaurants are prohibited from offering indoor dining in Michigan from Wednesday. Indoor restaurant dining is also banned in Washington State, and gyms, cinemas, theatres […]

Man arrested for inserting chemicals in chicken

Man arrested for inserting chemicals in chicken

Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Luke Oweyesigire confirmed the arrest of Obrah Tamale who was caught injecting a certain substance in chicken. Oweyesigire confirmed that the suspect was arrested in Bunga after video footage of him recorded by a passerby caught him injecting the chicken before placing them in an oven was shared widely. “We arrested […]

COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

The country has so far registered 7,771 recoveries. Kampala and Wakiso continue recording the highest number of infections as the country registers 337 new COVID-19 cases. Results released by the health ministry on Sunday night indicate that Kampala had 185 new cases while Wakiso had 37. Other districts have recorded more than 10 cases include […]

Tororo district headquarters closed over COVID-19 cases

Tororo district headquarters closed over COVID-19 cases

The closure comes after a number of medical officers at Tororo General Hospital were placed in quarantine                                   The closed gate at the Tororo district headquarters. The Tororo district local government headquarters has been thrown into panic and declared […]

Uganda’s corona death toll surpasses one hundred

Uganda’s corona death toll surpasses one hundred

Uganda’s death toll due to COVID-19 has surpassed the 100 mark, after the country registering two deaths in Kiryadongo district on October 24, 2020.  According to the Ministry of Health, results of tests done on October 24, confirmed the two deaths and 146 new cases. This brings the total number of deaths to 101 and […]

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