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Rising COVID-19 infections paralysing cities in China

A record wave of COVID-19 infections has sparked further restrictions for the population in China, with the health commission in Beijing reporting more than...

Moderna files patent suit against BioNTech, Pfizer for COVID vaccine

U.S. biotech company Moderna dragged German rival BioNTech and its partner pharmaceutical giant Pfizer to court over alleged patent infringements in the development of...

COVID-19: Lagos leads as NCDC records 144 new cases

Lagos State is ahead of other states of the federation in the latest COVID-19 cases, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said. This...

U.S. President Biden has COVID-19, experiencing ‘very mild symptoms’

U.S. President Joe Biden has been diagnosed with the Coronavirus (COVID-19), and is experiencing “very mild symptoms,” according to a White House statement on Thursday,...

WHO tells Europe to ‘act now’ as COVID-19 cases triple

The European offices of the World Health Organisation (WHO) says that Coronavirus (COVID-19) case counts has tripled across Europe in the last six weeks. This...

Fresh COVID-19 wave sweeps Asia, New Zealand warns of pressure on hospitals

A new wave of Coronavirus infections is rapidly spreading through Asia. This prompted warnings for residents from New Zealand to Japan to take precautions to...

COVID-19 increased nearly 30% in past two weeks – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the global reported cases of COVID-19 have increased by nearly 30 per cent over the past two weeks. Dr...

Spain donates 4.4 million doses of J&J COVID-19 vaccines to Nigeria

The Government of Spain has donated 4,400,000 doses of Johnson and Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccines to Nigeria. Spanish Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Juan Sell, said...

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UCLG Africa’s FAMI 6 forum to explore outcomes of COP27

At the 6th edition of the African Forum of Territorial Managers and Training Institutes targeting Local Governments (FAMI 6_2022)...
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IPCC circulates final draft of Synthesis Report to Sixth Assessment Report

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has circulated the final draft of the Summary for Policymakers and a...

Nigeria requires $410bn to achieve energy transition plan by 2060

The Federal Government says Nigeria requires $410 billion to achieve its energy transition plan by 2060 to address challenges and policy...

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UCLG Africa’s FAMI 6 forum to explore outcomes of COP27

At the 6th edition of the African Forum of...

IPCC circulates final draft of Synthesis Report to Sixth Assessment Report

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has circulated...