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December 1, 2021

No evidence to suggest vaccine may be less effective against Omicron variant – WHO

Early indications suggest most Omicron coronavirus cases are “mild”, an official at the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said. Speaking on behalf of the organisation, the […]
December 1, 2021

Reps retain NIPOST’s powers over stamp duty in new amendment

The House of Representatives, on Tuesday adopted the report by the Committee on Communications on the Nigerian Postal Service Act (Amendment) Bill, which will create Nigerian […]
December 1, 2021

South Africans rely on Wifi hotspots amid high cost of data

Studies by South African academics on mobile pricing suggest that the costs of mobile services, including data and voice calls remains among the highest in the […]
December 1, 2021

Scientists at Hong Kong University First in Asia to Isolate Omicron Coronavirus Variant

Hong Kong scientists have succeeded in isolating Omicron variant from clinical specimens which will help in developing vaccines against the new Covid-19 strain, The University of […]
December 1, 2021

Zimbabwe begins new round of Covid-19 vaccination

At public and private hospitals here in Zimbabwe, a new round of Covid 19 vaccination has begun, due to the discovery of new Covid 19 variant, […]
December 1, 2021

China promises to help Africa fight Covid 19

China has promised to help African countries overcome the shock of the Covid 19 pandemic and the effects of global warming while refraining from imposing its […]
December 1, 2021

The omicron COVID-19 variant was in Europe before South Africa, scientists reveal

Dutch health authorities announced on Tuesday that they found the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus in cases dating back as long as 11 days, indicating that it was already […]
December 1, 2021

Canada Bans Travel From 3 African Countries Over ‘Omicron’ Variant Scare

Canada on Tuesday banned travellers from Egypt, Nigeria and Malawi over fears of the spread of the new Omicron coronavirus variant, bringing to 10 the number […]