Monday, 25th September 2023

John Nkengasong

27 Oct 2022
The second International Conference on Public Health in Africa (CPHIA 2022), hosted by Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) and African Union (AU) debuted in 2021 in Kigali, Rwanda.
10 Feb 2022
John Nkengasong, Director, Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on Thursday said Africa’s vaccine production would be a long term project.
2 Dec 2021
The African Union's health watchdog on Thursday appealed for calm over Omicron, the new, heavily mutated Covid-19 variant which has prompted many governments to impose new restrictions.
9 Sep 2021
The African Union's health watchdog accused world leaders Thursday of falling short in their pledge to share coronavirus vaccines with poorer nations, and their failure risked making the disease endemic.
15 Apr 2021
Many Africans who have received their first COVID-19 vaccine do not know when they will get a second shot because deliveries are delayed, the continent’s top public health official said on Thursday.
25 Mar 2021
The fear of a third wave COVID-19 pandemic is growing as new infections rise in Europe, Ethiopia, Kenya, and South Africa. Experts, while giving an update yesterday, on the COVID-19 situation in Africa.....
10 Apr 2020
Even as Asia, Europe and North America battle to keep the spread of coronavirus under control, public health officials are raising the alarm that infection rates in Africa could soon boom, while also undermining international efforts to end the pandemic.
9 Apr 2020
African Union officials said Thursday the continent is struggling to compete with rich countries for testing kits and other equipment necessary to curb the spread of the coronavirus.


12 mins ago
Gov. Dikko Radda of Katsina state has commended the police, military and members of vigilance group for repelling kidnap attempt in Malumfashi Local Government Area.
27 mins ago
The Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) has issued a stern warning to those polluting the environment to stop immediately or face the wrath of the law.
43 mins ago
The United States on Monday condemned a deadly clash between authorities in Kosovo and gunmen near the Serbian border which left one officer dead.
49 mins ago
Sixteen kidnapped victims, comprising 13 students of the Federal University of Gusau, Zamfara and three construction workers, have regained their freedom so far.
1 hour ago
The Nigeria Postal Service (NIPOST) has confirmed that it shut down the operations of no fewer than five 'illegal' courier and logistics companies in Edo State over the weekend.