COVID-19: Third wave stabilising in Africa, says WHO

The third wave of COVID-19 appears to be stabilising in Africa, says Dr Walter Kazadi Mulombo, WHO Representative to Nigeria.   Mulombo, who stated this at a National Vaccines’ briefing on Tuesday in Abuja, however, added that the number of new cases…
UNECA says movement of people critical to AfCFTA’s success

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) says Africa should focus more on the movement of people within the region for the success of the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA).   Ms. Thokozile Ruzvidzo, Director, Gender, Poverty and…
WHO says “C.1.2” COVID-19 variant not spreading

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the new COVID-19 variant, which was first detected in South Africa, does not appear to be spreading.   WHO spokesperson Margaret Harris told a UN briefing on Tuesday that the variant labelled C.1.2. was…
Makinde assures NULGE of support for grassroots development

Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has reassured the newly elected officers of Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) of his continuous support in ensuring rapid socio-economic development at the grassroots.   Makinde, represented by Mr Bayo Titilola-Sodo, his…