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WHO says man with coronavirus in Egypt is recovering, no longer a carrier

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday that the person previously confirmed to have the COVID-19 coronavirus in Egypt is on his way to recovery, after latest tests showed he was “no longer carrying the virus”.“He will remain...

Malawi, Kenya and Ghana tries first malaria vaccine in babies

Malawi along with Kenya and Ghana are getting the first and only vaccine against malaria, one of history’s deadliest and most stubborn of diseases.Unlike established vaccines that offer near-complete protection, this new one is only about 40% effective. But...

Former Ethiopian health minister becomes first African head of WHO

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, a former health minister and foreign minister of Ethiopia, won an election on Tuesday to head the World Health Organisation (WHO), the first African to do so, edging out a veteran insider from Britain. A jubiliant Ethiopian...

Nigeria minister puts death toll from meningitis outbreak at 813 people

A meningitis outbreak in Nigeria has killed 813 people so far this year, the country's health minister said, as Africa's most populous country and aid organizations attempt to tackle the surge in infections. The government on Wednesday approved a house-to-house...
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Togo opposition leader heads to court to challenge vote results

Togolese opposition leader Agbeyome Kodjo said on Wednesday he has filed a suit to overturn the result of presidential...
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China Lied, Coronavirus did not originate in Meat Market – sceintists

USA based online news Breitbart reports that Chinese scientists have concluded that the Wuhan coronavirus did not originate at a wild meat market as...

Burundi says it killed at least 22 in pre-election violence

The Burundi government said on Tuesday it had killed at least 22 “wrongdoers” in the hills overlooking the main city Bujumbura since last week,...

Military funeral to be held for Egypt’s Hosni Mubarak

Egypt will hold a military funeral in the capital Cairo on Wednesday bury its former president Hosni Mubarak, who died on Tuesday at the...

Ethiopia pulls out of talks on Nile dam row

Ethiopia's Water Minister Seleshi Bekele has said the country will not participate in fresh talks on the future of a giant hydropower project on...