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8-year old Matadi Sela Petit, DR Congo boy brought to U.S. for surgery, has died

Matadi Sela Petit, the 8-year old boy who was brought from the Democratic Republic of Congo to the United States a week ago to remove a massive tumor on his face...

New report makes recommendations for pregnant women being denied life-saving vaccines, many in Africa

The Democratic Republic of the Congo in Central Africa is the second largest country on the continent after Algeria, the largest in Sub-Saharan Africa by area, and the 11th largest in the world.

Ethiopia launches National Immunization Program against cervical cancer

Ethiopia has launched the National Immunization Program for the human papilloma virus or HPV, the main cause of cervical cancer.Each year, an estimated 7, 095 Ethiopian...

Gabon President to recover in Rabat, Morocco, not London, UK

Ailing Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba will be flown to the Morrocan capital, Rabat, for medical recuperation after spending a month in a Saudi hospital, French news agency, AFP, reported on...

Buhari sets up new committee to reduce prices of drugs in Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the setting up of an inter-ministerial committee to fashion out how medicines and livestock drugs can be made available to the Nigerian public at a fraction...

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari bags award for fighting polio

President Muhammadu Buhari has been conferred with the prestigious Polio Champion Award in recognition of his uncommon commitment and leadership in the polio eradication programme in Nigeria.

Africa’s health Paradox: Pneumonia is preventable but still kills 16% of children under the age of 5

Africa remains a continent full of incomprehensible contradictions. Take Pneumonia for instance - it is a preventable disease but still kills more children under the age of 5...

Florida Young Democrat leader Steve Simeonidis sees a blue wave in Florida led by huge turnout of young voters

Left to Steve Simeonidis, the midterm elections in America's largest swing state have already been won by the Democrats. Andrew Gillum, the 39-year old Mayor of Tallahassee has already...

Doctors separate conjoined twins in Abuja hospital

A team of Nigerian doctors Tuesday successfully separated a set of conjoined twins at University of Abuja Teaching Hospital Gwagwalada.The...
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U.S. indicts 80 people in sophisticated Nigerian online fraud

After a nearly 3-year investigation, 80 people, most of them Nigerians, were indicted on Thursday in...
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Nigerian Ayodeji Temitayo Fatunmbi jailed over $8.3 million fraud in U.S.A.

A 47-year old Nigerian man, Ayodeji Temitayo Fatunmbi, was sentenced to 46 months in prison on Monday for his role in...

INVESTIGATION: Inside Lesotho’s horrible sexual abuse ring

A string of male managers in the fabric and garment industry in Lesotho have been coercing many women into sexual relationships with...

Minister of finance paints glowing picture of Nigeria’s economy in detailed presentation

The Nigerian Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, on Thursday, painted a glowing picture of her...

UNHEARD OF: Igbo chief rejects award of excellence

A vocal good governance advocate in the Niger Delta, Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has declined accepting the Oil City Advancement Awards...