Friday 20 October 2017
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Nigeria parliament backs probe into president’s clinic

Abuja – Nigerian lawmakers are to look into the financing of the country’s presidential health facility, after criticism it...

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Oral Health: How To Whiten Teeth Naturally

There are fewer things more important than oral hygiene but unfortunately it is often taken for granted. In fact most systemic diseases...


300,000 Ghanaians on the verge of blindness – Survey

A maiden national survey on blindness and visual impairment has established that 300,000 people representing 1.07 per cent of the Ghanaian...


Plague in Madagascar hits urban areas, kills 2 dozen people

Johannesburg – Authorities in Madagascar are struggling to contain an outbreak of plague that has killed two-dozen people in recent...

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Panic in Madagascar as plague spreads

Antananarivo – Crowds of fearful residents flock to their local pharmacies before dawn, desperate to buy masks and antibiotics to...

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Nigeria cholera death toll rises to 21: official

Kano – The death toll from a cholera outbreak in restive northeast Nigeria has risen to 21, with most of the victims living in a camp...


World’s first child hand transplant a ‘success’

Washington -The first child in the world to undergo a double hand transplant is now able to write, feed and dress himself, doctors said...


Suspected diarrhoea kills 279 people in Sudan: UN

Khartoum – At least 279 people have died and thousands sickened in Sudan from suspected acute diarrhoea since August, UN agencies...

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Ebola in DRC’s isolated far north ‘a logistical challenge’

Kinshasa – An Ebola outbreak in a remote region in Democratic Republic of Congo’s far north poses a logistical challenge for...

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Hepatitis E outbreak kills 25 in Niger refugee camp

Niamey – Bad water and hygiene have led to an epidemic of hepatitis E that has killed 25 people over several months in a refugee camp...