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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Lesotho Records First Coronavirus Case

Lesotho, the last African country to have been unaffected by a coronavirus, on Wednesday announced it had detected its first case of COVID-19. The virus...

COVID-19: AU In Discussions With Madagascar Over Herbal Cure

The African Union says it is discussing with the Republic of Madagascar over the safety and efficacy of a herbal remedy recently announced by...

Minister Dies In Niger Republic

Niger’s minister of employment and labour, Mohamed Ben Omar, died on Sunday, his party said, without stating the cause of death. He died Sunday afternoon...

Three Ministers Test Positive For COVID-19

The Prime Minister of Guinea-Bissau, Nuno Nabiam, and three ministers, on Wednesday, tested positive for Coronavirus. Health Minister, Antonio Deuna, confirmed this, revealing that they...

UN Warns COVID-19 Could Double Food Insecurity In 9 African Countries

The spread of COVID-19 risks devastating countries across East Africa, where food insecurity could more than double in just three months, the United Nations...

Saudi Arabia Partially Lifts Curfew, Allows Some Businesses To Reopen

Saudi King Salman ordered the curfew partially lifted starting from Sunday until May 13, allowing people to go out from 9 am (0600 GMT)...

WHO Appoints Okonjo-Iweala COVID-19 Special Envoy

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday named former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, as a Special Envoy for the newly inaugurated Access...

Ramadan 2020: Saudi Arabia , UAE Announce Friday First Day Of Ramadan

Saudi Arabia moon-sighting committee has announced that Friday, April 24 will be the first day of Ramadan as Thursday is the 30th of Sha’ban. The...

COVID-19: Chinese Billionaire, Donates 500,000 Test Kits, 300 Ventilators To Nigeria, Others

Jack Ma, the founder of Alibaba Group, on Monday, announced the donation of more medical equipment to Africa in the fight against the COVID-19...

Saudi Islamic Body Recommends Home Worshipping During Ramadan

Saudi Arabia’s top Islamic authority has called on Muslims around the world to perform prayers at home during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan...