Category: Health

Uganda’s Museveni declares Covid-19 prayer holiday

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has declared Saturday a national prayer day for Covid-19. The president said he got the idea from a Ugandan citizen who had a vision from God.…

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Nigeria delays return of international flights

The Nigerian authorities have postponed the resumption of international passenger flights by a week. The flights will now resume on 5 September instead of the previously announced date of 29…

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Virgin Atlantic set to launch new services to Pakistan from London and Manchester

Virgin Atlantic is pleased to announce it will be launching flights to Pakistan in December 2020. Operating three new routes from London Heathrow to Lahore, London Heathrow to Islamabad, as…

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Kenya Health Workers Threaten Nationwide Strike Over Inferior PPEs, Fraud

Kenya’s health workers threatened a nationwide strike amid allegations of corruption in the procurement of personal protective equipment, which they say is compromising safety as they battle the coronavirus pandemic.…

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WHO declares Africa free of wild polio disease

  THE World Health Organisation (WHO), has certified Africa free of the wild polio virus, after Nigeria, the last country in the continent did not record a single case three…

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PTF:International passengers who evade Nigerian tests face travel ban

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 on Monday at the its  briefing in Abuja said International passengers who evade tests in Nigeria will be put on the travel watch list…

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Virgin Atlantic provides complimentary COVID-19 global insurance cover for all bookings

▪ To support customers and provide additional peace of mind, Virgin Atlantic has introduced Virgin Atlantic COVID-19 Cover, which will apply to all existing and new bookings, travelling from 24 August…

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Lagos Health Commissioner Tests Positive to COVID-19, Self Isolates

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi has tested positive to COVID-19. Announcing this yesterday, the Commissioner for Information, Mr. Gbenga Omotoso said the professor became aware of…

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Lagos to reopen cinemas, bars, tourism centres as it issues guidelines to be met

In a move towards the reopening of cinemas and event centres, the Lagos State Government has listed some modalities, sets of protocols and guidelines that need to be put in…

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Akin Abayomi, Lagos Health Commissioner, tests positive for COVID-19

Professor Akin Abayomi, the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, has tested positive for coronavirus. Gbenga Omotoso, Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Lagos State, disclosed this in a statement on Monday.…

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