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COVID-19 on increase in Americas, Africa – WHO

COVID-19 cases and deaths continue to decline but omicron sub-variants are driving an increase in the Americas and Africa. Director General of the World Health...

Over 12.8m children in U.S. infected with COVID-19

Over 12.8 million children have tested positive for COVID-19 since onset of the pandemic, according to the report by the American Academy of Pediatrics...

Unreported COVID cases in Africa higher than expected – WHO

The number of unreported cases of COVID-19 infections among the 1.3 billion residents in Africa is far higher than previously reported, according to the...

Namibia teams up with Mozambique on infectious diseases project

Namibia and Mozambique have joined hands on a research project looking at how to apply indigenous knowledge in the management of infectious diseases like...

Infectious diseases remain a danger to every country – UN chief

UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, says infectious diseases remain a danger to every country, pushing health systems to the brink and upending daily life for...

PACJA launches new plan to position Africa’s climate voices

A group of African civil society organisations (CSOs) on Monday, July 12, 2021 commenced a weeklong meeting in Abuja, Nigeria to deliberate on key...

UN calls for preventive measures against future pandemics

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday, December 27, 2020 urged the world to start thinking about the next pandemic as it strives to recover...

Nearly 1:5 COVID-19 deaths in Africa linked to diabetes, says WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says that 18.3% of COVID-19 deaths in Africa are among people with diabetes, one of the conditions that global...

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Workers lament difficulty in accessing housing loans

Civil servants in the South-South have expressed disappointment over the difficulty in accessing housing loans from the Federal Mortgage...
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Civil servants call for reform of National Housing Fund

Some civil servants in the South-East of Nigeria have called for the reform of the National Housing Fund (NHF)...

Tests in German lagoon provide no answers to Oder fish die-off

First extensive testing of water in a lagoon fed by the Oder River where tonnes of fish died has...

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Workers lament difficulty in accessing housing loans

Civil servants in the South-South have expressed disappointment over...

Civil servants call for reform of National Housing Fund

Some civil servants in the South-East of Nigeria have...