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Fourteen people were killed and 12 others injured in a road accident along a busy road in northwest Kenya's Turkana County on Saturday night, the police confirmed on Sunday. Turkana Central Sub-County Police Commander Lemmy Njiru said that the accident occurred at around 10 p.m. when a truck driver lost control of the vehicle while avoiding hitting a camel on the Lodwar-Kakuma highway. The investigation of the accident is underway. Kenya's road safety enforcers blame increased road fatalities on speeding and drunk driving.
Three labourers were killed in Aluu community in Rivers on Saturday as the two-storey building on which they were working crumbled. Mr Ngene James, Head, Disaster Management Rescue Team of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Rivers confirmed the incident in a statement issued by the command on Sunday. He said the NSCDC’s rescue team immediately mobilised to the accident site for rescue operation as soon as it received a distress call. “Upon arrival to the disaster scene, we joined in the joint rescue operation by the National Emergency Management Agency and sister security agencies. “Three labourers working at the...
Presidential candidate of Labour Party (LP), Mr Peter Obi has asked Nigerians to hold him...
By Felix Anayo - In the build up to the 2023 general elections, the Network and...
Cancer, one of the deadliest diseases in the world, does not respect race, gender, class...
Algeria’s hopes of winning the African Nations Championship (CHAN) on home soil were crushed in heartbreaking fashion as they lost 5-4 on penalties to...
A takeover of English Championship club Sheffield United by Nigerian billionaire Dozy Mmobuosi is at an advanced stage. The Championship promotion contenders' owner Prince Abdullah...
Nigeria’s under-20 national football team, the Flying Eagles, on Friday in Abuja overpowered their Zambian counterparts, the Junior Chipolopolo, 4-2 at the end of...
Nigeria’s national U-17 football team, Golden Eaglets have been drawn to play Morocco, South Africa and Zambia in Group B of the 2023 Africa...
The Nigeria Under 19 female volleyball team on Monday qualified for the 2023 FIVB Volleyball Girls’ U19 World Championship in Croatia and Hungary. This is...
Sub-Saharan African countries should come up with targeted interventions like enhanced surveillance, timely diagnosis, treatment and care in order to tame the rising fatalities...
Cancer, one of the deadliest diseases in the world, does not respect race, gender, class or age. It is a disease in which some of...
East African leaders called for an immediate ceasefire in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a communique by the East African Community (EAC) said on Saturday. The 20th Extraordinary Summit of the EAC Heads of State was held...
Kenyan public transport operators are embracing the use of electric buses as demand for eco-friendly transportation systems in the country expands. The owners of public transport vehicles, popularly known as Matatus in Kenya, are increasing their uptake of electric buses...
Sub-Saharan African countries should come up with targeted interventions like enhanced surveillance, timely diagnosis, treatment and care in order to tame the rising fatalities linked to cancer, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Saturday during World Cancer Day. Cancer is...
Three labourers were killed in Aluu community in Rivers on Saturday as the two-storey building on which they were working crumbled. Mr Ngene James, Head, Disaster Management Rescue Team of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Rivers...
Makerere University in Uganda is mourning the demise of one of its students, Emmanuel Wamono, who drowned in a swimming pool while trying to save a child. It was gathered that the regrettable incident occurred at Mountain Inn Hotel in...
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Aymen Mahious has become the second Algerian to win the African Nations Championship (CHAN) Golden Boot award after being handed the gong in Algiers on Saturday night. The 25-year old scored five goals in the competition which earned him the...
President Muhammadu Buhari has conferred the title of Ambassador-in Situ to one hundred and fifteen foreign officers for their contributions to the nation’s development and economy. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama presented the letters of conferment on behalf of...
Amb. Michael Freeman, Ambassador of Israel to Nigeria, has extolled the maiden nine-day project on “Art of friendship” in commemoration of the 30th anniversary of Israel-Nigeria renewed diplomatic relations. Freeman said this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on...