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COVID-19: Pope warns against vaccine priority for rich, says social injustice must be avoided

Agency Report Pope Francis has warned against any prospect that rich people would get priority for a coronavirus vaccine. According to him in remarks during his weekly public audience on Wednesday, Francis said: ”the pandemic is a crisis. You don’t come out of it the same —either better or worse.″ He added that “we must Read more

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Five countries responsible for 80% of COVID-19 cases in West Africa – WAHO

Agency Report Five countries have been identified as responsible for over 80 per cent of the COVID-19 cases in West Africa, the West African Health Organisation says. Five countries have been identified as responsible for over 80 per cent of the COVID-19 cases in West Africa, the West African Health Organisation (WAHO) said. Addressing Members Read more

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Senior African UN officials condemn “pervasive and systemic racism” in U.S

Agency Report Twenty-two senior United Nations officials have issued a joint statement condemning “pervasive and systemic racism” in the United States and beyond. The officials, who are Africans or of African descent, urged authorities and the international community to “go beyond and do more” than just condemning the act. Among the signatories are the Director-General, World Health Read more

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Buhari presides over ‘first ever’ virtual FEC meeting

…first of it’s kind in the history of the Federal Executive Council, involved Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha. By NAN President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday chaired the maiden virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, where he Read more

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COVID-19: Kaduna government discharges six patients, confirms one new case

By NAN “Five cases were earlier discharged in the one week, starting from April 14, 2020,’’ The Kaduna State Ministry of Health says it has confirmed one new case of the coronavirus (COVID-19). With the new case, the number of active cases in the state has increased from three to four. The state’s Commissioner for Read more