HEALTH

Coronavirus pandemic skeptics should learn from the 1918 influenza pandemic that infected 500 million people around the world and killed 50 million

The world tends to forget quickly but everything that is happening now might have certainly happened in the past. About 100 years ago in 1918, the most recent deadliest pandemic of the 20th century occurred...

The coronavirus in South Africa – Perspectives by President Cyril Ramaphosa

Dear Fellow South African,The world is in the throes of a public health emergency on a scale not witnessed in over a century.The spread of the coronavirus, which causes the disease known as COVID-19, has been...

German officials to discuss U.S. attempt to secure exclusive rights to coronavirus vaccine

As hundreds of people continue to die daily worldwide, German officials will discuss a reported attempt by the Trump administration to secure the rights to any coronavirus vaccine developed by a German pharmaceutical company in crisis...

COVID-19 kills first person in Sub-Saharan Africa

COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus, has killed the first person in Sub-Saharan Africa, bringing the total number of deaths in the whole of Africa to three.On Friday,...

Joe Biden won Sunday’s presidential debate against Bernie Sanders and promised to choose a woman as running mate

Former American Vice President Joe Biden won Sunday's Democratic Party presidential debate in Washington D.C., according to our analyses, and promised to pick a woman as his running mate if nominated.Biden and...

GOD versus SCIENCE: Follower of Africa’s popular pastor T.B. Joshua says mega brands like Nike, Apple, Ferrari closing stores and reopening March 27 the...

It seems to be a battle between God and science. A popular Nigerian pastor has openly declared coronavirus would be defeated on March 27, 2020, but scientists around the world, including renowned American doctor Anthony Fauci...

African nations turn the tables, impose travel restrictions against U.S., Europe and China over COVID-19

Several African nations have imposed travel restrictions from high-risk western and Asian countries to combat COVID-19, the potentially deadly respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus.COVID-19 has killed over 6000 people worldwide...

President Cyril Ramaphosa: These are the measures I’m taking to combat COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa

Fellow South Africans, I am addressing you this evening on a matter of great national importance.The world is facing a medical emergency far graver than what we have experienced...

Coronavirus has killed 368 people in Italy in past 24 hours

Coronavirus killed 368 people in Italy in the past 24 hours, the biggest jump since the first case was confirmed, the government reported on Sunday.At least 1,809 people have been killed in...

BREAKING: Begoña Gómez, wife of Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez of Spain tests positive for coronavirus

Begoña Gómez, the wife of Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez of Spain has tested positive for coronavirus, the government said on Saturday.The government added that the prime minister and his wife are in...

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Nigerian president says his administration borrowing billions of dollars to fund infrastructure

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday justified government borrowing to finance infrastructure, asserting that his government...

UN calls for bold action for world to recover from COVID-19

Amidst a crisis unlike any other in our lifetimes, with COVID-19 destroying lives and livelihoods across the globe, the 75th session...

Top UN economists warn of crises of our own making if global “megatrends” left unchecked

Five human‑made “megatrends” will  continue to  dominate and frustrate global efforts to put the world on a more sustainable and prosperous...

IMF approves disbursement of additional $1 billion for Angola to respond to COVID-19 economic fallout

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday approved the disbursement of an additional $1 billion for Angola to respond to...

World leaders welcome launch of GCA Africa to beat climate change

The Global Center on Adaptation on Wednesday announced the launch of its regional office in Côte d’Ivoire.Hosted...

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