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Ukraine President Zelensky Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelensky, has tested positive for the novel Coronavirus. President Zelensky disclosed this on Monday, November 9, 2020, noting that he is feeling fine as infections surged in the Country. The 42-year-old leader said on his Facebook account that his temperature was 37.5C but that he felt “good”; adding that he will self-isolate […]

Thousands Of Migrants Dying On Trek Across Africa – UN

Thousands of migrants have died after suffering “extreme” abuse while crossing Africa, according to a UN report on Wednesday, July 28, 2020, that estimated 72 people perish each month on the continent’s routes. There has been considerable focus on the thousands lost at sea while trying to cross from Africa to Europe, but a new […]

Nigeria To Evacuate 15 Citizens Stranded In Europe

The Federal Government has commenced the evacuation of another batch of 15 Nigerians stranded in Europe. The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) disclosed this via its Twitter handle, on Thursday, July 9, 2020. As of 11 am, the commission said the evacuees would depart the Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris via an Air France […]

FG Evacuates 65 Nigerians From Europe, Pakistan

has been evacuated by the Federal Government. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama, announced this via his official twitter handle. Onyeama tweeted: “Air France flight departed Paris to Lagos today (Thursday June 18, 2020) ans there were 15 Nigerians on board from France, Germany, Belgium, Holland and Estonia who had registered for the […]

Europe Reopen Borders Amid Coronavirus Fears As China Battles New

A raft of EU nations reopened their borders to fellow Europeans on Monday after months of coronavirus curbs. As caseloads have declined in recent weeks across many parts of Europe, governments have been keen to ease painful lockdowns that have saved lives but devastated economies and wearied confined populations. Belgium, France, Germany, Greece and Ukraine […]

Real Madrid, Bayern, Inter Milan To Launch European Solidarity Cup

Real Madrid, Bayern Munich and Inter Milan will stage a new competition called the ‘European Solidarity Cup’ in 2021 to raise money for medical facilities in Italy and Spain. The three clubs will play each other in a round-robin group, with Inter against Bayern held in Milan, Real facing Inter in Madrid and Bayern hosting […]

COVID-19: Vatican To Hold Easter Celebrations Without Congregation

The Vatican has said its traditional Easter week celebrations would be held this year without worshippers due to the coronavirus. The Prefecture of the Pontifical Household said in a statement on Sunday, March 15, 2020, that “Because of the current global public health emergency, all the liturgical celebrations of Holy Week will take place without […]

Trump Places Ban On Europe Over Coronavirus

US President Donald Trump has announced sweeping travel restrictions on 26 European countries in a bid to combat the spread of the coronavirus. The ban applies to travellers from countries which are members of the Schengen border free travel area. The UK, Ireland and other non-Schengen countries are unaffected including US citizens. The EU condemned the […]

Coronavirus: Italy Closes Schools As Death Toll Rises To 107

Italy on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 closed all schools including Universities until March 15 2020 as the number of deaths from the new coronavirus in the Mediterranean country hit 107. The measure is the most restrictive response to COVID-19 of any European nation and tougher than the closure of schools, but not universities taken by […]

Coronavirus: EU Calls For Calm In Europe Despite Death Cases

The EU’s Health Commissioner, Stella Kyriakides said there is no cause for alarm as Italy battles the world’s third biggest outbreak. After a meeting with with Italian Health Minister, Roberto Speranza, Stella told reporters that this is a situation of concern but we must not give in to panic. Stella added that we must also […]