African Union secures 270 million doses of vaccine for the continent

African Union (AU) has announced on Wednesday, January 1st, 2020 that it has purchased 270 million doses of coronavirus vaccines for the continent. This was made public by South African President Cyril Ramaphosa who is the current Chairman of the union; “as a result of our own efforts we have so far secured a commitment […]

Joe Biden appoints Nigerian-American, Okolo, as policy adviser

President-elect of the United States of America, Joe Biden has appointed Nigerian-American, Osaremen Okolo as his covid-19 policy adviser. The 26-year old young lady whose parents originate from Edo state -Nigeria was among the first 100 Whitehouse employees announced by the transition team of Joe Biden to steer affairs relating to the management of the […]

Ghanaian revolutionary leader, Jerry John Rawlings dies at 73

Former Ghanaian revolutionary leader, Flight Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings has reportedly died on Thursday, November 12th, 2020. Highly placed family members have confirmed the news to local Ghanaian media outlets; the actual cause of death is not yet disclosed to the general public but reports have it that he died after a short illness. According […]

Wakanda City will be built across Africa; not only Senegal – Akon

When Senegalese-American superstar and philanthropist Aliaume Damala, with stage name Akon, announced his plan to commence the construction of a futuristic city in His homeland Senegal, some people embraced the idea and touted it as visionary whilst others criticized his choice of country for the project; to these people, Akon has chosen Senegal because he […]

The Gambia: Chinese Citizens demand to be flown home as corona cases rise

The sudden spike in Coronavirus cases in The Gambia has prompted many Chinese residents to protest outside of their embassy, demanding immediate chartered flight back to China. According to the Standard Newspaper of The Gambia, Chinese embassy officials revealed to them that their citizens want to be flown out of the country and they’re working on making […]

Seven African countries to start COVID-19 antibody testing – CDC

The current head of Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention disclosed during a weekly briefing on Thursday, August 13th, that seven countries would soon commence the planned COVID-19 antibody testing in Africa. According to Dr. John Nkengasong, “Liberia, Sierra Leone, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Cameroon, Nigeria, Morocco are the first set of countries that committed to […]

Russia Produces First Covid-19 Vaccine – Putin Claims

A month after the United States, Britain and Canada accused Russia of using hackers to steal vaccine research from Western laboratories. President Vladimir Putin has today, August 11, 2020, announced that the Eastern European country has officially recorded its corona-virus vaccine as the first country to do so amid the global race to produce a […]

WHO Running Out of Funds to Combat Covid-19 – Dr. Tedros

World Health Organization Chief Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has today revealed that the UN global health agency is running out of funds to combat the global coronavirus pandemic. Dr. Tedros made this revelation in the daily briefing on the global status of the virus in Geneva.  This update comes two months after President Donald Trump […]

The Nigerian Senator who inspired the series ‘Orange is the new black’ died of COVID

Former Nigerian senator and businessman believed to have inspired Piper Kerman’s popular Netflix series, “Orange is the New Black,” Buruji Kashamu is reportedly dead.  A local Nigerian media outlet, The Premium Times, confirmed his demise by reporting that a close associate to the deceased Senator alleged that he died as a result of COVID-19. “I […]