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Malaria remains significant public health threat, says WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says malaria remains a significant public health and development challenge with about 95 per cent estimated 228 million cases occurring...

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...

About 86% of COVID-19 infections in Africa go unnoticed – WHO

About 86 per cent of all coronavirus infections in Africa go unnoticed, the World Health Organisation (WHO) reported on Thursday, October 14, 2021. The WHO...

Africa’s COVID-19 deaths increased by 43% in one week, says WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says Africa recorded a 43 per cent week-on-week rise of COVID-19 mortality. This, however, increases hospital admissions, as countries face...

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...

Africa’s COVID-19 infections surging by 20% amid third wave – WHO

The COVID-19 positive cases in Africa is surging by 20 per cent on a weekly basis, as most countries in the continent enters a...

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...

Africa urgently needs 20m second doses of COVID-19 vaccines – WHO

World Health Organisation (WHO) says Africa needs at least 20 million doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine in the next six weeks to get second...

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Lagos to relocate Okobaba sawmillers to Ikorodu by December – Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday, August 16, 2022, said the Okobaba Sawmillers in Ebute-Metta would possibly be moving to...
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Halima Imam: What we must do about floods and wildfires

Reservoirs, and rivers, in their thousands are disappearing on a global scale, glaciers keep melting and sea levels rise,...

Drought relief efforts increased to ensure water supply in parts of China

Some drought relief measures have been taken in parts of China, including southwest China’s Chongqing Municipality and central China’s...

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Lagos to relocate Okobaba sawmillers to Ikorodu by December – Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday, August 16, 2022,...

Halima Imam: What we must do about floods and wildfires

Reservoirs, and rivers, in their thousands are disappearing on...