Nigeria’s foreign affairs minister tests positive for COVID-19

Posted by - July 20, 2020

Nigeria’s Foreign Affairs Minister Geoffrey Onyeama has tested positive for Covid-19, the respiratory disease caused by coronavirus. He is a member of a presidential task force on Covid-19 that is coordinating the country’s response to the pandemic. Mr Onyeama announced in a tweet on Sunday that he would be isolating at a health facility. He

COVID-19 Pandemic and the Goodwill of Nigerians

Posted by - April 21, 2020

By Bekeme Olowola The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is an unfolding global tragedy that has led to massive death tolls, damaged economies and caused disruptions to social order across the world. Africa’s largest economy and most populous nation, Nigeria, may not yet have felt the full brunt of the pandemic’s effect on its public health, however

President of Cameroon breaks silence since the pandemic

Posted by - April 17, 2020

Cameroon president Paul Biya for the first time in weeks appeared publicly at a time citizens continued to call for his whereabouts to be made known. Biya on Thursday met with the French ambassador Christophe Guilhou at the presidency. His official social media handles shared a photo of the two men. “Fruitful discussion with Mr

Grand Egyptian Museum to Open 2021, says President Fattah-al

Posted by - April 14, 2020

The Grand Egyptian Museum, located near the pyramids of Giza will not be opened until 2021. The decision has been taken by President Abdel Fattah-al Sisi over the coronavirus pandemic. “The president announced postponing the opening of the Grand Egyptian Museum but we are still working hard to finish it technically and archaeologically as soon