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Boko Haram militants kill nearly 100 Chadian soldiers in attack

Boko Haram militants kill nearly 100 Chadian soldiers in attack

Boko Haram militants killed nearly 100 Chadian soldiers and wounded dozens more in what President Idriss Deby described as the deadliest attack ever on the country’s military. The soldiers were ambushed on Monday (March 23) in the island village of Boma in the swampy Lake Chad zone in the west of the country, where the […]

Britain’s Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus

Britain’s Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus

Prince Charles, the 71-year-old heir to the British throne, has tested positive for coronavirus. Edward Baran reports. The heir to the British throne, Prince Charles, has tested positive for coronavirus. The royal family confirmed it on Wednesday. Charles, eldest son of Queen Elizabeth, is 71 years old. A statement said the Prince has been displaying […]

Nigeria Reports First Coronavirus Death

Nigeria Reports First Coronavirus Death

The 1st death from #COVID19 in Nigeria has been recorded. The case was a 67 year old male who returned following a medical procedure in UK He had underlying medical conditions- multiple myeloma & diabetes, and was undergoing chemotherapy Our thoughts are with his family.

Bala Mohammed Embarks On Self-Isolation After Contact With Atiku’s Son

Bala Mohammed Embarks On Self-Isolation After Contact With Atiku’s Son

Bala Mohammed, the governor of Bauchi State, has embarked on self-isloation over his recent contact with one of the confirmed cases of Coronavirus disease. Mr Mohammed, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) met with the son of Atiku Abubakar, a former vice president, who announced on Sunday that his son has been confirmed to have tested […]

Harvey Weinstein reportedly tests positive for coronavirus

Harvey Weinstein reportedly tests positive for coronavirus

Former movie producer Harvey Weinstein, who is serving a prison sentence for sexual assault and rape, has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to the head of the state corrections officers union. Weinstein, 68, has been placed in isolation at Wende Correctional Facility, said Michael Powers, president of the New York State Correctional Officers and […]

China reports 39 new coronavirus cases, all imported

China reports 39 new coronavirus cases, all imported

China on Sunday reported a total of 39 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), with all those cases imported from overseas, the National Health Commission said Monday. Of the total, 10 were reported in Beijing, 10 in Shanghai, six in Fujian Province, six in Guangdong Province, two in Shandong Province, two in Gansu […]

S Korea confirms 144 more COVID-19 cases, 977 in total

S Korea confirms 144 more COVID-19 cases, 977 in total

The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) reported 144 more cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and increased the death toll to 10 in South Korea on Tuesday at 16:00 local time. The government, presidential Blue House officials and the ruling Democratic Party held a meeting on Tuesday, deciding to designate Daegu […]

Michael Jordan remembers Kobe Bryant

Michael Jordan remembers Kobe Bryant

A gallery of basketball legends joined thousands of Kobe Bryant fans in Los Angeles on Monday (February 24) to pay tribute to the transcendent NBA star, his daughter and seven others who died in a helicopter crash last month that shocked the world of sports and beyond. The “Celebration of Life” memorial at the Staples […]

The broken lives of Nigeria’s gay law suspects

The broken lives of Nigeria’s gay law suspects

From beatings to lost jobs: men arrested at a birthday party two years ago, accused of being gay, say their punishments have already begun. Strained relationships, lost jobs and violence: for 47 men due to stand trial in Nigeria under an internationally condemned law criminalizing homosexuality, the punishment has already begun. These are the stories […]

Mubarak, the ‘Pharaoh’ toppled by the Arab Spring, dies at 91

Mubarak, the ‘Pharaoh’ toppled by the Arab Spring, dies at 91

Hosni Mubarak, who died on Tuesday, never expected to be president. But when a very public assassination thrust the former bomber pilot into the job, he made it his mission never to give it up. His story became Egypt’s story for the next 30 years until, finally, his people found they could write it themselves, […]

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