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Omicron: AU calls for urgent rescinding of travel bans on African countries

The African Union (AU) warned that travel and entry bans in connection with the emergence of the Omicron COVID-19 variant will limit the free...

Third vaccine dose provides more protection against Omicron – Pfizer

Pfizer Inc and BioNTech on Wednesday, December 8, 2021, reported results from an initial laboratory study showing that serum antibodies induced by the Pfizer-BioNTech...

Senate wants UK to remove Nigeria from COVID-19 travel ban

The Nigerian Senate has called on the British authorities to consider removing Nigeria from their Coronavirus (COVID-19) red list. The Senate also condemned what it...

Rescind ban on Nigeria over Omicron, govt tells Britain

The Federal Government has called on the British Authority to immediately rescind its ban on foreign travels from Nigeria over the discovery of cases...

COVID Omicron variant: Ban on African countries unfair, discriminatory — Adesina

The President, African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina, says the travel ban on some African countries over Omicron, the new COVID-19 variant, is “very...

Omicron: Global Clinic data confirms new variant is less lethal – Obaje

A Nigerian Research Scientist based in Singapore, Dr Jonathan Obaje, says since African Omicron discovery, global clinic data has confirmed that variant of COVID-19...

WHO urges Asia-Pacific countries to brace selves for COVID-19 surge due to Omicron

Asia-Pacific countries must brace for a new surge in the number of Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases due to the Omicron variant, which emerged last month,...

Development community calls for universal vaccine access to mitigate impact of Covid-19

Cape Verde President José Maria Neves on Thursday, December 2, 2021 joined the development community in calling for urgent universal vaccine access as a...

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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...
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Nigeria requires over 350m trees yearly to check deforestation – NCF

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) says that Nigeria needs to plant over 350 million trees annually to check deforestation. Director-General,...

Uganda urges UN refugee agency to support environmental protection drive

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has urged the United Nations to support the country’s environmental protection efforts by providing refugees...

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

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the global reported...

Nigeria requires over 350m trees yearly to check deforestation – NCF

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) says that Nigeria needs...