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 […]

Gambia’s Vice President Tests Positive for COVID-19; President Placed Under Isolation

The Vice President of The Gambia, Dr. Isatou Touray, has tested positive for Coronavirus the Gambia Government announced through its various social media sites Yesterday. “The Office of the President informs the public that Her Excellency, the Vice President, Dr. Isatou Touray, has been tested positive of COVID-19. Consequently, the President, Adama Barrow, will be […]

Why Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and co deleted viral video of African doctor

Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and other platforms removed a viral video in which a group of Doctors who labeled themselves as American Frontline Doctors led by a Cameroonian and US-based Pediatrician Doctor Stella Immanuel who claiming to have found a cure to the deadly coronavirus In this video, which was viewed by millions of people and […]

Gambia: Parliament Debates Motion to Legalize Skin Bleaching

The National Assembly of The Gambia on Wednesday 15 July, debated on a motion to repeal the “Skin Bleaching (Prohibition) Act of 1995. The controversial motion to repeal the Act was tabled by the Justice Minister as part of the government’s law reform process. According to the Justice Minister, the Skin Bleaching (Prohibition) Act of […]

W.H.O appoints Former Liberian President, Johnson Sirleaf to head COVID-19 evaluation Panel

The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced the appointment of Liberia’s former president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and New Zealand’s former prime minister to head a panel instituted to review the global response to Covid-19. WHO chief, Dr. Tedros stated that member states of the World Health Organization agreed that, WHO an independent and comprehensive evaluation […]

Breaking News: Burundi President dies of Heart attack

According to an update by the Burundi government, the President, Pierre Nkurunziza has died of heart attack. This was revealed in a statement released by the government on their official twitter account. “The government of the Republic of Burundi announces with very great sadness the unexpected death of his excellency Pierre Nkurunziza, president of the […]