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Omicron now dominant variant in Nigeria, Cabo Verde – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says Omicron is currently the dominant variant in both Cabo Verde and Nigeria as COVID-19 cases are on increase in...

Africa faces 4th wave of COVID-19 due to Omicron variant – WHO

Africa is being hit by the fourth wave of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, driven by the Omicron variant, after recording the fastest weekly surge...

New Ebola case detected in DRC’s North Kivu Province

The Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on Friday, October 8, 2021 announced that a new case of Ebola...

146,000 Africans die yearly from tobacco-related diseases, says WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has revealed that no fewer than 146,000 Africans die annually from tobacco-related diseases. Dr Matshidiso Moeti, the WHO Regional Director for...

1.2m non-smokers die from exposure to tobacco smoke yearly – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Director for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti, says no fewer than 1.2 million people die annually due to exposure...

COVID-19 cases in Africa to top 4m this week, says WHO Regional Office

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says Africa is poised to surpass four million COVID-19 infections this week, since the first confirmed case on the...

New COVID-19 variants fuelling Africa’s second wave

COVID-19 cases and deaths are surging in Africa as new, more contagious variants of the virus spread to additional countries. Over 175,000 new COVID-19 cases...

One out of every six people in Africa suffers mental disorder – WHO

Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, the World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Director for Africa,on Friday said one out of every six people in the African continent suffers...

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Ondo, Edo, Bauchi account for 10 new Lassa fever cases – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says Ondo, Edo, and Bauchi states accounted for 10 new additional Lassa...
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Flood, windstorm damage 6,417 houses, N541.6m property in Kano – SEMA

Kano State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) has confirmed 6,417 houses and properties worth N541.6 million destroyed by flood/windstorm in...

EU commits €70,000 to combat floods in Nigeria

The European Union (EU) has provided €70,000 as emergency preparedness to reduce the impact of floods in the country. This...

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Ondo, Edo, Bauchi account for 10 new Lassa fever cases – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says Ondo,...

Flood, windstorm damage 6,417 houses, N541.6m property in Kano – SEMA

Kano State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) has confirmed 6,417...