WHO: Africa’s COVID-19 cases now over 115,000; Ugwuanyi distributes palliatives to NURTW, Okada, Keke drivers

The World Health Organisation (WHO), on Tuesday, reported that coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Africa as at May 26, had risen to over 115,000. The WHO Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, gave the update on its official twitter handle @WHOAFRO. “There are over 115,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent – with more than 46,000 recoveries and 3,400 deaths,” it said. The figures showed that South Africa, Algeria and Nigeria had the highest reported cases in Africa. According to the report, South Africa had 23,615 cases and 418…

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South-East Governors reject IGP’s community policing template

The South-East zone, on Sunday, declared that it would not implement the community policing template rolled out by the police hierarchy. This was contained in a communiqué presented by the zone after their enlarged meeting in Enugu. The communiqué was read by chairman of the Forum and Ebonyi State Governor, Chief David Umahi. Enugunow reports that he was flanked by the host Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, their Imo State counterpart, Senator Hope Uzodimma, Deputy Governor of Anambra State, Dr. Ikem Okeke, his Abia State counterpart, Rt. Hon. Ude Oko Chukwu, President-General…

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