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COVID-19: WHO makes U-turn on masks

The World Health Organization (WHO) has changed its advice on face masks, saying they should be worn in public to help stop the spread...

Peru in need of oxygen as COVID-19 takes toll

Peru seems to be one of the most hard-hit countries since the Coronavirus berthed in that country and oxygen has become difficult to come...

UNICEF decries secondary effect of pandemic on children

While children have been the least affected primarily, they have been categorised as being the most affected by the Coronavirus pandemic. According to the United...

COVID-19: Spurs confirm positive result in latest testing

English Premiership side Tottenham Hotspurs have had one positive Coronavirus result in the latest round of testing by the Premier League, the club say. That...

France’s virus-tracing app makes good start

France's digital minister has said its coronavirus contact-tracing app has been downloaded 600,000 times since it became available on Tuesday afternoon. StopCovid France is designed...

COVID-19: Nigeria engages Volunteers for house-to-house sensitisation

The Federal Government has said it will engage community volunteers to carry out house-to-house sensitisation on the dangers and spread of Coronavirus. Minister of Health, Dr....

COVID-19: Patient goes missing from facility in Delta

The Delta State government has announced that a Coronavirus patient in one of its treatment facilities in the state has escaped. The state Commissioner for...

Kaduna adamant, keeps places of worship, markets closed

In spite of the directive from the federal Government Task Force on COVID-19 that markets and places of worship be opened, the Kaduna State...

TAMPAN gives go-ahead for movie production to resume

The Theatre Arts and Motion Pictures Producers Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN) has relaxed restriction on movie production, initially banned due to the ravaging COVID-19...

COVID-19: Turkey re-opens public places

Turkey has reopened restaurants and cafes in addition to many other public areas, as the government further eased coronavirus restrictions on Monday. Many other facilities...

COVID-19: S’Africa delays school re-opening by a week

South Africa has delayed reopening of schools by a week to allow school administrators more time to prepare. Final year students in primary and secondary...

COVID-19: Group strengthens capacities of health workers, women, others

Despite the successful treatment and discharge of all the 18 COVID-19 cases in Taraba State, the Centre for Initiative and Development (CFID) has cautioned...

US severs ties with WHO

US President Donald Trump has announced that he is terminating the country's relationship with the World Health Organization (WHO). The president has accused the WHO...

COVID-19: Renault to slash 14,600 jobs

Renault is slashing 14,600 jobs as part of a major overhaul designed to reduce costs and help the French carmaker survive the coronavirus pandemic....

The Fijian Police are seeking further legal advice to charge the island nation’s ninth COVID-19 patient, who returned from India and infected several other...

COVID-19: Dockworkers, Seafarers exempted from travel restrictions – NIMASA

The Management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA] has made a case for dockworkers and seafarers, insisting that they are essential...

COVID-19: Japan’s Economy get $1trn Boost

Japan has injected another $1 trillion into its economy to protect it from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic and boost its various sectors. Prime...

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COVID-19: Nigeria Private jet operators lose over $5bn

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