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Chinese scientists clone monkeys

Chinese scientists have successfully cloned two monkeys. Identical long-tailed macaques Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua were cloned using the same process that produced Dolly...

WHO warns about high risk of cholera epidemic in DR Congo

The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned about a high risk of a cholera epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. WHO's Africa director...

Research links Ibuprofen to male infertility

Ibuprofen has a negative impact on the testicles of young men, a study published on Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy...

Surgery death rates in Africa double global average – study

The risk of dying from scheduled surgery in Africa is more than double the global average, researchers said this week, in a study shedding...

Tomatoes, apples can repair damaged lungs of smokers

Smokers who quit smoking and live on a diet high in tomatoes and fruits, particularly apples, have better chances of restoring their lung functions...

Cholera outbreak kills four in Nasarawa

Fresh cholera outbreak has claimed no fewer than four lives and 38 others infected by the diseased in Toto Local Government Area of Nasarawa...

Dangerous drug worth N4.1bn destroyed in Kano

The Kano State Government, on Monday, said it had destroyed illicit drugs worth N4.1 billion confiscated in the state in 2017 alone. Governor of Kano...

Nigeria moves to tackle tuberculosis

The government in Nigeria has deployed health officers, resources and strategies to all the states to investigate, test and treat tuberculosis patients for free. The...

36 people die in disease outbreak in South Africa

Thirty-six people have died in South Africa from an outbreak of the food-borne disease listeriosis, the country’s department of health said on Tuesday. By the...

10,000 Nigerians die of cancer annually – Minister

Nigeria's Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, on Friday in Abuja said 10,000 people die annually due to agony and lack of basic equipment for...

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The transfer of Kylian Mbappe to Paris Saint-Germain from AS Monaco on Thursday on loan with an option to buy reportedly worth an eye-watering...

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