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News Update October 12, 2017

Ebola vaccine trials ‘successful’

The first study of two separate vaccines against the Ebola virus has found that they can both protect against the […]


George Weah
News Update October 12, 2017

Ex-footballer, George Weah, favoured to win Liberia Presidential election

Former footballer, George Weah, is favoured to be the winner in the 2017 Liberia presidential election. Weah who is the only African […]


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News Update October 12, 2017

FG To begin mass yellow fever vaccination in December

The federal government will begin a nationwide vaccination against yellow fever by December, the Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole has […]


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News Update October 12, 2017

Dora Akunyili’s Daughter wins 2017 MacArthur Genius Award

Njideka Akunyili Crosby, daughter of former NAFDAC boss, late Dora Akunyili, has been announced as one of the recipients of […]


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News Update October 11, 2017

Kaduna primary teachers fail six-year-old pupils’ exam

21, 780 primary school teachers in Kaduna will be sacked after they failed the exams set for their six-year-old pupils. […]


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General Stories September 21, 2017

Nigerian health workers declare indefinite strike

The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) on Wednesday declared a nationwide indefinite strike. This was made known by the Chairman […]


Top longest serving presidents
Knowledge Arena October 10, 2017

Top 10 Africa’s longest-serving presidents

It is common to hear that African leaders have ruled a sovereign country for more 15 years, as a matter […]


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General Stories September 20, 2017

Togo to hold referendum on presidential term limit

Togo will hold a referendum to decide on the politically divisive issue of presidential term limits, the Reuters news agency […]


Lionel Messi
General Stories September 20, 2017

Messi hits four as Barca defeats Eibar

Lionel Messi added four more goals to his soaring early season tally as Barcelona maintained their 100% start to the […]


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General Stories September 20, 2017

Leicester City 2, Liverpool 0

Leicester City saw off a wasteful Liverpool at the King Power Stadium to reach the fourth round of the Carabao […]


Rescuers use heavy machine to search for survivors under the rubble of a collapsed building after an earthquake in Pidie Jaya, Aceh province, Indonesia, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016. A strong undersea earthquake rocked Indonesia's Aceh province early on Wednesday, killing at a number of people and causing dozens of buildings to collapse. (AP Photo/Heri Juanda)
General Stories September 20, 2017

Strong earthquake kills over 200 in Mexico

Over 200 people have been reported dead as a strong earthquake struck central Mexico, toppling dozens of buildings in the […]