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Kenyan High Commissioner to Nigeria, Wilfred Machage has been confirmed dead, in a statement issued by the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Abuja. The statement added that Ambassador Machage collapsed at home and was pronounced dead at the hospital. The statement reads: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs regrets to announce the sudden death of […]

Cameroon fought hard to overcome 10-man Comoros in the last 16 at the Africa Cup of Nations, despite playing over 83 minutes with a man advantage over their opponent.  Goals from Karl Toko Ekambi and a 70th-minute strike from Vincent Aboubakar were enough for the Indomitable Lions to earn a 2-1 win and claim a […]

President of Burkina Faso, Roch Christian Kabore is reported to have been detained by mutinous soldiers, as uneasy calm reigns in the capital, Ouagadougou, a day after heavy gunfire was heard. The President’s bullet-ridden armored official sports utility vehicle has been seen abandoned on the street. Only on Sunday night, he tweeted congratulations to the […]

Deputy head of the Ukrainian navy has accused the Russian navy of hostile activity in the Sea of Azov – a form of attack that Russian forces “constantly practice”, including in Crimea.  but says Ukraine has been investing in its navy since 2014. Vice Admiral Andriy Tarasov called the threat  “real” but says Ukraine’s armed […]

The isolation period for fully vaccinated people in England who test positive for COVID will be reduced from seven days to five,  health secretary, Sajid Javid has announced. Citing data from the UK Health Security Agency. Javid told the Commons “Two-thirds of positive cases are no longer infectious by the end of day five”.  This […]

A U.S. man with terminal heart disease was implanted with a genetically modified pig heart in a first-of-its-kind surgery, and three days later the patient is doing well, his doctors reported on Monday. The surgery, performed by a team at the University of Maryland Medicine, is among the first to demonstrate the feasibility of a […]

British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, says England will continue with its Plan B Covid measures, for the time being, saying it would be “folly” to think the pandemic was over. Boris Johnson says the measures – which include compulsory mask-wearing in some settings, working from home where possible, and Covid passes for some venues – […]

Russia has warned the United States it will respond if Ukraine is drawn into any US “geopolitical games”, while Washington has threatened “serious costs” for Moscow if the crisis escalates. The response came during a meeting between the Russian and US foreign ministers, Sergei Lavrov and Anthony Blinken in Sweden. Britain’s Foreign Secretary Liz Truss […]

Failure of the world’s rich nations to help vaccinate the poorest nations poses a continual cycle of economic shocks and restrictions in the face of new variants says Chief Economist, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, OECD, Lawrence Boone. Lawrence while unveiling the OECD’s latest set of economic forecasts said “As long as the global […]

The US has warned it will hit Russia with the toughest sanctions. US secretary of state Anthony Blinken on Wednesday warned that Washington will use “high impact economic measures” against Moscow if it decides to invade. This is in response to Russia placing troops on the Ukraine border. The US diplomat following a meeting with […]

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