WHO, Director-General has said he is confident in China’s ability to control and contain the spread of a new coronavirus

The World Health Organisation’s Director-General has said he is confident in China’s ability to control and contain the spread of a new coronavirus, China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday. At a meeting with authorities in Beijing, Tedros Ghebreyesus said he approved of the Chinese government’s measures to curb the outbreak so far, according […]

Coronavirus spreads across other countries

A virus similar to the SARS pathogen has claimed 106 lives since emerging in a market in the central Chinese city of Wuhan, and spread around the world. Here are the places that have confirmed cases of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus: CHINA As of Tuesday, more than 4,000 people have been infected across China, the […]

Bolivia president asks all ministers to resign

Bolivia’s interim President Jeanine Anez has asked all her ministers to resign a little more than three months before a general election. The news Sunday came just hours after communication minister Roxana Lizarraga resigned in protest at Anez’s decision to stand as a presidential candidate in the May 3 election. Anez assumed the presidency on […]

Facts About Late Basketball Legend Kobe Bryant

Born August 23, 1978 Kobe Bean Bryant better known as Kobe Bryant was an American professional basketball player. The NBA legend died in a tragic helicopter crash yesterday, January 26, 2020, alongside his 13-year-old daughter Gianna as well as eight other persons aboard. Kobe who is dubbed “Black Mamba” is best known for leading the […]

Magnitude 6.3 earthquake strikes Solomon Islands

A 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit the Solomon Islands on Monday, the US Geological Survey said, but no tsunami warning was issued. The powerful quake struck just after 4 pm (0500 GMT) at a depth of 17.7 kilometres (11 miles) some 140 kilometres (90 miles) southeast of the Pacific nation’s capital Honiara, the USGS added. The Solomon […]

Over 500 infected as corona virus spreads

The first fatality of China’s new virus would come to represent a common set of traits for those who died to the disease: he was over the age of 60 and in poor health. Since China reported the emergence of a new coronavirus at the end of December, the SARS-like virus has infected more than […]

‘Why schools should deepen focus on experiential learning’

The need for schools to focus attention on developing students’ knowledge, skills, and ensure they get values from experiences outside a traditional classroom setting has been stressed. Chairman, Board of Trustees, Atlantic Hall, Taiwo Taiwo, said such learning methodology is imperative in the face of the ever-changing world, as it has the capacity to stimulate […]

Several injured in Seattle mass shooting

At least one person was killed and seven others, including a child, were wounded on Wednesday after gunfire broke out in downtown Seattle near a popular tourist area, police and hospital officials said. Police said at least one suspect was being sought in connection with the mass shooting that took place near a McDonald’s fast […]

Greece elects first woman president

Greece’s parliament on Wednesday elected the first woman president in the country’s history, a senior judge with expertise in environmental and constitutional law. A cross-party majority of 261 MPs voted in favour of 63-year-old Ekaterini Sakellaropoulou, parliament chief Costas Tassoulas said. “Ekaterini Sakellaropoulou has been elected president of the republic,” Tassoulas said. The new president, […]