02 July 2022


Monkeypox cases triple in Europe, WHO says, Africa concerned (15)
MARIA CHENG and FARAI MUTSAKA, Associated Press July 1, 2022Updated: July 1, 2022 12:26 p.m. FILE - This 2003 electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows mature, oval-shaped monkeypox virions, left, and spherical immature virions, right, obtained from a sample of human skin associated with the 2003 prairie dog outbreak.
Serena's conqueror Tan into Wimbledon fourth round (4)
02/07/2022 - 13:26 London (AFP) - Harmony Tan, who knocked Serena Williams out of Wimbledon, demolished British wild card Katie Boulter 6-1, 6-1 on Saturday in just 51 minutes to reach the fourth round. The 24-year-old French player broke Boulter five times in a dominant display to disappoint the crowd on Court Two. Tan was in charge from the start, racing into a 3-0 lead, and she never relinquished her grip, showing impressive consistency to grind down her opponent.
African officials: Monkeypox spread is already an emergency (2)
Health African officials: Monkeypox spread is already an emergency African officials: Monkeypox spread is already an emergency HARARE, Zimbabwe - Health authorities in Africa say they are treating the expanding monkeypox outbreak there as an emergency and are calling on rich countries to share the world's limited supply of vaccines in an effort to avoid the glaring equity problems seen during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nigeria: Germany to Return 1,130 Stolen Benin Bronzes to Nigeria (2)
1 July 2022 Premium Times (Abuja) By Chiamaka Okafor Nigeria's minister of information and communication, Lai Mohammed, described the planned return as the "single largest repatriation of artefacts anywhere in the world." The Nigerian government on Friday in Berlin signed a declaration that will see the return of 1,130 Benin Bronzes from Germany. According to a press release by the Nigerian Ministry of Information and
Nigerian Ports Authority Records First Ship Berth at Lekki Seaport (3)
By David Adekunle, Lagos Last updated Jul 2, 2022 The Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, has received Three Ship-to-Shore, STS, and 10 Rubber-Tyred Gantries, RTG, cranes critical to the commencement of operations of the $1.5bn Lekki Deep Seaport. The Managing Director of NPA, Mohammed Bello-Koko described the successful delivery of the three STS and the RTG cranes as a major step towards berthing Nigeria's first Deep Seaport.
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