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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...

  • Large Black Lives Matter protest in Sweden amid virus warnings

    Protest Stockholm, June 4, 2020  At least 1,000 people flouted coronavirus restrictions on public gatherings on Thursday in the southern Swedish city of Malmo to protest...

  • Merkel evades question about Trump’s role in polarising United States society

    Merkel Berlin, Jun 4, 2020  German Chancellor Angela Merkel was evasive when asked during a TV programme about whether President Donald Trump is responsible for police violence...

  • Ministry says will decontaminate schools in 6 geopolitical zones

    The Ministry of Environment says it is making effort to decontaminate schools across the country before the resumption of students. Dr Mohammad Abubakar, the Minister of...

  • Greater Seoul under threat of further spread, high alert over ‘silent’ virus spreaders

    New virus cases in greater Seoul continued to rise on Thursday amid a steady increase in cases linked to religious gatherings, putting health authorities on high...

  • Engineers, govts, other professionals should partner for national devt – Don

    A Lecturer and Researcher at the University of Lagos, Dr Olanike Buraimoh, on Thursday called for collaboration among governments, engineers and other professionals to solve Nigeria’s...

  • Concerns grow in S. Korea over wearing of face masks as temperature rises

    The temperature in South Korea’s southern inland area hit over 35C on Thursday, raising concerns over the wearing of face masks amid the new coronavirus pandemic....

  • Vaccines group raises $8.8b for immunisation plans for poor countries

    The GAVI vaccines alliance said on Thursday it had raised $8.8 billion from international donor governments, companies and philanthropic foundations to fund its immunisation programmes through...

  • India pledges $15m to international vaccine alliance

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Thursday, pledged $15 million to “Gavi”, the international vaccine alliance, while participating in the virtual Global Vaccine Summit 2020, said...

  • FG to build 500 houses for IDPs in Zamfara, Borno, Katsina, Adamawa

    The National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI) on Thursday said that the Federal Government would build 500 housing units for Internally Displaced...

  • Ajimobi mourns ex-Gov. Olumilua

    Former Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, has expressed sadness over the death of Evangelist Bamidele Olomilua, a former governor of Old Ondo State. Ajimobi, who...

  • Somalia set to resume domestic flights

    Somali government announced on Thursday that domestic flights which were suspended due to COVID-19 pandemic will resume operations on June 8. The Ministry of Transport and...

  • Roundup: Kenyans ready for partial lifting of COVID-19 restrictions

    A cloud of expectation hangs over Kenya as citizens are ready for the easing of some restrictions put in place to curb the spread of the...

  • LAWMA reaffirms collaboration with Environment Ministry, stakeholders for cleaner Lagos

    The Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has reaffirmed its collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and Water Resources and other stakeholders to achieve a cleaner...

  • Oman reports 778 new COVID-19 cases, 14,316 in total

    The Omani health ministry announced on Thursday 778 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number in the country to 14,316. According to a statement...

  • Around 5.2 pct of Spanish population infected by coronavirus: study

    Around 5.21 percent of the Spanish population has been infected by the novel coronavirus, according to the second part of a major study into the prevalence...

  • Albanian parliament OKs 650-mln-euro Eurobond

    The parliament of Albania approved on Thursday the bill on the issuance of a 650-million-euro (735-million-United States dollar) Eurobond by the Ministry of Finance and Economy,...

  • FG appoints Prof. Regina Ogali as acting VC UNIPORT

    The Federal Government has appointed Prof. Regina Ogali as the acting Vice Chancellor of the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT), a university official said. Ogali takes...

  • 1st LD Writethru: UN Security Council extends mandate of Darfur mission, sets up follow-on presence

    The Security Council on Thursday announced the adoption of two separate resolutions to extend the mandate of the United Nations-African Union Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID)...

  • Jordan to open most economic sectors, further ease movement restrictions

    Jordan said on Thursday the overwhelming majority of economic sectors would open as of June 6 following more than two months curfew to combat the coronavirus....

  • COVID-19: NOA intensifies campaign, seeks media collaboration against spread

    The National Orientation Agency (NOA) in Ebonyi has embarked on house-to-house and streets-to-streets enlightenment campaigns on the public to adhere strictly to COVID-19 safety protocols. The...

  • Google highlights historic heritage of Africa

    Google on Thursday highlighted 11 unique historic heritage of Africa to further celebrate Africa Day 2020. Mr Taiwo Kola-Ogunlade, Communication Officer, Google West Africa said in...

  • Finland proposes changes to EU recovery package

    The government of Finland published on Thursday a list of what it considers essential changes to the European Commission‘s proposed package for recovery from the COVID-19...

  • Face coverings to be mandatory on public transport in England as UK COVID-19 deaths hit 39,904

    Face coverings will be compulsory on public transport in England from June 15 to help contain the transmission of the novel coronavirus, British Transport Secretary Grant...

  • Ondo Assembly cautions youths against uncouth character

    Ondo State House of Assembly on Thursday advised youths to shun bad habits that could hinder them from benefitting from opportunities around them. Mrs Favour Tomomewo,...

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