Friday, 28th January 2022
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African swine fever

12 Sep 2020
China announced Saturday it was banning imports of pork products from Germany after the European country confirmed its first case of African swine fever.
12 Jul 2020
PIG farmers in Gberigbe Piggery Estate, Ikorodu, Lagos, under the umbrella of Gberigbe Pig Farmers Association, said there is no record of the African Swine Fever (ASF) on the farm, noting that anything contrary is untrue.
28 Jun 2020
For now, lovers of pork may have to refrain from its consumption, as the dreaded African Swine Fever (ASF) has continued to ravage more pig farms across the country.
5 Feb 2020
Hundreds of pigs have died from African swine fever in Bali, authorities said Wednesday, marking the Indonesian holiday island's first recorded outbreak and after the virus claimed some 30,000 hogs in Sumatra.
15 Nov 2019
A floating dead pig infected with African swine fever washed up in Taiwan last week, according to a UN report, which also recorded a fresh mainland China outbreak and an attempt to illegally transport infected pigs.
15 Nov 2018
African swine fever has spread rapidly to more than half of China's provinces despite measures to contain it, the government said, warning that a situation previously described as under control had become "very serious."
3 Aug 2018
Latvia's government on Friday voted to fund the disposal of pig carcasses after a pork producer decided to exterminate all of its livestock when the animals contracted African swine fever.


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French police have arrested the mother of a 10-year-old-boy whose body was found stuffed into a suitcase outside Paris, prosecutors said.
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Nearly 40 percent of people in Ethiopia's Tigray are suffering "an extreme lack of food" in the face of an extended de-facto blockade of the war-hit region, a UN agency said Friday.
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The joint task force has recovered 500 cows and sheep rustled in Shiroro and Munya Local Government areas of Niger state.
53 mins ago
Devastating floods that hit Malaysia in recent weeks caused about $1.4 billion in losses, with widespread damage to homes, businesses and factories, the country's statistics department said on Friday.
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Serbia striker Dusan Vlahovic arrived at Juventus for a medical Friday ahead of a much-anticipated winter break transfer to the Italian giants.