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COVID-19: South Africa reopens restaurants as cases rise

“I am breathing again,” sighs Kanto Razafimandimby, on her first night out since South Africa reopened its restaurants and casinos as part of a gradual loosening of lockdown, even as the number of coronavirus continues to rise. “It really feels like my freedom is back,” said the 27-year-old dining with three friends at Verdicchio Restaurant
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Five killed, 10 injured in Somalia bomb attack

At least five people were killed and ten others injured following a bomb attack in Baidoa, southwest Somalia on Saturday, officials said. Somali government spokesman Ismael Mukhtar Omar confirmed the attack, saying the militant group al-Shabab was behind the latest attack in Baidoa town, the administrative capital of Southwest State in Somalia. “Remote control landmine
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COVID-19: Osun locks down four LGs

Bola Bamigbola, Osogbo. Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, on Saturday ordered a total lockdown of four local government areas of the state to curtail community spread of COVID-19. Movement in the affected local government areas would be restricted for seven days in the first instance the governor said. The LGs are; Ilesa East, Ilesa West,
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Commissioner’s death: Akeredolu directs aide to oversee health ministry

Commissioner’s death: Akeredolu directs aide to oversee health ministry Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has directed Dr Jibayo Adeyeye, his Special Adviser on Health, to oversee the activities of the Ministry of Health following the death of Dr Wahab Adegbenro, former Commissioner for Health.
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Catalonia places 200,000 people under coronavirus lockdown

Catalonia places 200,000 people under coronavirus lockdown Spain's northeastern Catalonia region on Saturday locked down an area with around 200,000 residents near the town of Lerida following a surge in cases of the new coronavirus.
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Forex constraint devalues naira to N380/$

Nike Popoola Shortage of forex in the economy caused the naira to fall below the official rate of by 3.5 per cent to N380/$1 from N360/$1 according to the Central Bank of Nigeria. The Deputy Governor, Financial Systems Stability Directorate, CBN, Aishah Ahmad, said this in her presentation at the last Monetary Policy Committee meeting.
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Why I named my grandson, Goodnews –Obesere

Tofarati Ige Fuji star, Abass Akande, popularly known as Obesere, became a grandfather last week and he is still over the moon with joy at the new addition to his extended family. In an interview with Saturday Beats. Obesere revealed the name he gave his grandchild and what informed it. He said, “The first thought
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COVID-19: I’m still asymptomatic, says Oyo youngest commissioner

Ten days after testing positive for coronavirus, Commissioner for Youth Development and Sports in Oyo State, Seun Fakorede, says he remains asymptomatic. 28-years-old Fakorede, who is the youngest commissioner in the state, had said he didn’t know how he contracted COVID-19 because he took necessary precautions. “I tested positive for COVID-19 and I want you
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Dimma Umeh Wants Us To Stop Using These Beauty Products

Dimma Umeh is back with a new video on her channel and this time, she lets us in on all the things we need to stop using right now! We love it when beauty guru’s really go there with their unique perspectives and this no holds barred video from Dimma is a must watch. We The post Dimma Umeh Wants Us To Stop Using These Beauty Products appeared first on BellaNaija - Showcasing Africa to the world ...
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Fire razes over 100 shops in Calabar market

Goods worth millions of Naira were on Friday night destroyed by fire which gutted over 100 shops in the popular Marian market in Calabar, the Cross River capital. It was gathered that the fire, which started from one of the shops in the fruit section, spread to other shops. Details later… READ ALSO: I earned more
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Despite my feats, someone offered me N20 as alms for being deaf –Lawrence, Ford Foundation alumnus

Idemudia Lawrence is an Assistant Director with the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development. The alumnus of the Ford Foundation International Fellowship Programme shares his story as a member of the deaf community with ALEXANDER OKERE How did you become deaf? It was on a fine New Year Day (January 1,
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A Good Samaritan Finds himself in “hot soup” on this Episode of AY Makun’s “Call To Bar”

On this hilarious episode of AY Makun’s “Call To Bar” series, an unsuspecting good samaritan attempts to help a beautiful damsel in distress and lands himself in trouble. Watch the video below: The post A Good Samaritan Finds himself in “hot soup” on this Episode of AY Makun’s “Call To Bar” appeared first on BellaNaija - Showcasing Africa to the world. Read today!.
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Do Public Proposals Work? Abimbola Craig has some Thoughts

Abimbola Craig is back with another episode of her vlog, and this time she is talking about public proposals. Abimbola shares her views on public marriage proposals and why she feels they don’t work. Watch her vlog below: The post Do Public Proposals Work? Abimbola Craig has some Thoughts appeared first on BellaNaija - Showcasing Africa to the world. Read today!.
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