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    COVID-19 CURE: Scientists recommend Asthma plant for Coronavirus symptoms’ treatment

    Some scientists at the University of Ibadan have recommended a plant called Euphorbia Hirta as a herbal alternative to mitigating some of the diseases associated with...

  • Iran’s border guards seize over 2 tonnes of illicit drugs

    The border guards commander of Iran’s Police announced Saturday that his forces have seized 2,275 kg of different kinds of illicit drugs in the southeastern Sistan...

  • Zambia FM holds virtual meeting with UN Special envoy for Great Lakes Region

    Zambia’s Foreign Affairs Minister Joseph Malanji held a virtual meeting on Friday with the Special Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General for the Great Lakes Region...

  • 1,700 new COVID-19 infections detected in Qatar, 67,195 in total

    Qatar’s health ministry on Saturday announced 1,700 new infections of COVID-19, increasing the total number of confirmed cases in the Gulf state to 67,195. Some 1,592...

  • Romanian football fan jailed 90 months for attempted murder

    A Universitatea Cluj fan was sentenced to seven and a half years in prison for trying to kill a police officer during a Romanian first division...

  • AfDB approves 288.5 mln USD to support Nigeria’s COVID-19 response

    The African Development Bank (AfDB) on Saturday said it has approved 288.5 million United States dollar loan to help Nigeria tackle the COVID-19 pandemic and mitigate...

  • `No Knelling’: Trump renews criticism of protests during United States anthem

    President Donald Trump on Friday lobbed barbs at protesters who kneel during the national anthem, after NFL quarterback Drew Brees apologised for remarks he made about...

  • Palestine exerts effort in UNSC to stop Israel’s annexation plan: official

    A high-ranking Palestinian diplomat said on Saturday that the Palestinian side exerts efforts in the United Nations Security Council to stop implementing Israel’s plans of annexing...

  • 5.0-magnitude quake hits 85 km NE of Tobelo, Indonesia — USGS

    An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.0 jolted 85 km NE of Tobelo, Indonesia at 13:40:51 GMT on Saturday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said....

  • ILO’s Better Factories Cambodia launches “COVID-19: Worker Safety” hotline

    The International Labor Organization (ILO)’s Better Factories Cambodia has launched a mobile phone hotline to provide information to workers in the garment and footwear, travel goods...

  • Five substitutions will help with squad rotation  —- Solskjaer

    Increasing the number of substitutions and players on the bench when the Premier League restarts this month is a brilliant idea, according to Manchester United manager...

  • Active COVID-19 cases in Bulgaria fall below 1,000

    The number of active COVID-19 cases in Bulgaria has dropped below 1,000 for the first time since April 25, the country’s Health Ministry said on its...

  • Post COVID-19: Lagos Govt advises women to acquire skills, embrace agriculture

    Mrs Cecelia Bolaji-Dada, Lagos State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, on Saturday advised women to embark on skills acquisition that would sustain them after...

  • Palestinians harvest wheat in southern Gaza Strip city of Khan Younis

    Palestinians harvest wheat in a field in the southern Gaza Strip city of Khan Younis, June 6, 2020. (Photo by Rizek Abdeljawad/Xinhua) (XINHUA)

  • Iraqi parliament votes on remaining members of al-Kadhimi’s cabinet

    The Iraqi parliament passed on Saturday the remaining members of Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi‘s cabinet, a month after the parliament passed 15 out of the 22...

  • Ajimobi mourns Oyo politician, Adelere

    Abiola Ajimobi, former Oyo State Governor, has expressed deep sadness over the passage of Pa Salau Adelere, a politician and foremost Oke-Ogun ‘Awoist’. This is contained...

  • Interview: George Floyd death reveals United States’ double standards on human rights, says former Yugoslavian FM

    The death of George Floyd and the United States‘ response to ensuing protests demonstrated double standards in the country’s policies on certain rights it has been...

  • UNILAG set to boost entrepreneurship education through direct online platform

    The Entrepreneurship and Skills Development Centre, University of Lagos, says it is set to launch its online Entrepreneurship Education platform for its 57,000 students. The centre’s...

  • Zambia’s wildlife orphanage receives donations from Chinese enterprise

    A Chinese enterprise, Chambishi Copper Smelter (CSS), has donated materials for fighting COVID-19 to an animal sanctuary, Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage, in Chingola mining district on the...

  • Buhari celebrates Erogbogbo, the ‘Kind Teacher’ at 90

    President Muhammadu Buhari has rejoiced with Alhaja Sadiat Erogbogbo, a retired teacher and businesswoman who turns 90 on Sunday, June 7. In a congratulatory message released...

  • Egypt’s president meets Libya’s Haftar, announces Cairo initiative for Libya settlement

    Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi announced on Saturday an initiative for a political settlement in the neighboring war-torn Libya following his talks in Cairo with Libyan eastern-based...

  • Aussie researchers reveal how cancer cells develop resistance to treatment

    By making more errors in the DNA duplicating process, cancer cells can adapt and evade even the most advanced cancer treatments, a study published in the...

  • Cameroon army kills 4 Boko Haram militants

    At least four militants of terror group Boko Haram were killed when Cameroonian troops repelled a coordinated attack launched in the country’s Far North region, the...

  • Saudi G20 Presidency calls for collaborative global efforts to fight COVID-19

    Saudi Group 20 (G20) Presidency called on Saturday for collaborative global efforts to fight coronavirus (COVID-19). The presidency said in a statement that the G20 and...

  • UK COVID-19 deaths hit 40,465 as another 204 patients die

    Another 204 COVID-19 patients have died in Britain as of Friday afternoon, bringing the total coronavirus-related death toll in the country to 40,465, the British Department...

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