Category Archives: International

Sudan agrees to handover former President to ICC

Sudan’s rulers have agreed that those wanted by the International Criminal Court – ICC will appear there. The commitment came at peace talks between Sudan’s government and rebel groups from the Darfur region. The decision paves the way for ex-President Omar al-Bashir to be sent to The Hague to face charges there. He is accused…

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Experts warn African continent not to wait before the first case of Coronavirus is confirmed

Africa is one of only two continents with no confirmed cases of coronavirus however experts have warned that it may not be long before the first case is confirmed, given its increasingly close ties to China. At least 565 people have died with more than 28,000 confirmed cases around the world, most of them in…

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Anger erupts in China as coronavirus whistleblower doctor dies

The death of a Chinese doctor who tried to warn about the coronavirus outbreak has sparked widespread public anger and grief in China. Li Wenliang died after contracting the virus while treating patients in Wuhan. Last December he sent a message to fellow medics warning of a virus he thought looked like Sars – another…

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Health officials in Ghana investigating two suspected cases of coronavirus

Health officials in Ghana are investigating two suspected cases of coronavirus in the capital, Accra. The suspected cases involve two men, a Chinese national and an Argentinian national, who live together, but travelled on different dates from China. They reported themselves to the emergency unit of Korle Bu Teaching Hospital on Wednesday after being turned…

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Terrorists kill five people in Lake Chad region of northern Cameroon

Five people were killed in an overnight attack by terorrists in the Lake Chad region of northern Cameroon. A local official said on Wednesday that five civilians were killed by Boko Haram in Blaram,” a village in the Blangoua district of Cameroon’s Far North regio. The toll was confirmed to AFP by an army officer…

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Ethiopia quarantines four people with suspected corona virus in Addis Ababa

Elsewhere in Ethiopia, four people with suspected corona virus have been put into isolation in Addis Ababa, the nation’s capital. Since last Wednesday, all passengers arriving from China are being screened at Addis Ababa’s Bole International Airport to check for infections. At a press conference in Addis Ababa, Dr Lia Tadesse, a junior health Minister,…

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Kingdom of Saudi Arabia commends President Buhari’s government

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has commended the President Muhammadu Buhari government for its cooperation, support and understanding to the Saudi Embassy in Nigeria. The Saudi ambassador to Nigeria, Adnan Botaji made the commendation while speaking at the annual Award of Excellence organised by Independent Hajj Reporters, in Abuja. Adnan Botaji who praised the National Hajj…

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