Jazz musician Ellis Marsalis Jr. dies at 85 – Good Morning America
Tributes have poured in for the late New Orleans jazz musician who was a force on the piano and died of pneumonia caused by coronavirus.
Stock futures slightly higher despite soaring jobless claims after rebound in crude oil – MarketWatch
U.S. jobless claims soar to 6.6 mln in latest week
BREAKING: COVID-19: Frontline doctor contracts virus in Edo – The Nation Newspaper
A doctor in the frontline of the COVID-19 treatment at the Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Edo State, has contracted the disease, the President…
US unemployment rate ‘could end up north of 30 per cent’ – Sky News Australia
America’s weekly unemployment record has been smashed, as more than 6.6 million Americans apply for unemployment benefits in the past seven days amid the dis…
Coronavirus: Spain deaths pass 10,000 after 950 died in single-day – Vanguard
Spain passed another grim milestone in its coronavirus outbreak on Thursday, reporting that more than 10,000 have now died in the country
Private Sector Coalition’s Donations to COVID-19 Relief Fund Hit N15.325bn – THISDAY Newspapers
Financial contributions to the account set up at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) under the auspices of the Private Sector Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) have grossed N15.325 billion. A statement issued on behalf of the coalition by the Director, Corpo…
COVID-19 cases and deaths rising, debt relief needed for poorest nations: WHO – Reuters
The head of the World Health Organization voiced deep concern on Wednesday about the rapid escalation and global spread of COVID-19 cases from the new coronavirus, which has now reached 205 countries and territories.
COVID-19: Use malaria drugs only for virus emergencies—EU agency – Daily Trust
Anti-malarial drugs, chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine should only be used to treat COVID-19 in clinical trials or in case of “national emergency”, the European Medicine Agency warned Wednesday. Around the world, countries are expanding access to the two com…
WhatsApp could add option for multiple devices per account – 9to5Google
The Facebook-owned WhatsApp appears to be working on a multiple device feature that might let you use one telephone number across hardware.
Coronavirus: Africa records 412 Covid-19 recovery cases as disease hits 49 countries, kill 196 – Daily Post Nigeria
The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) has disclosed that there are now 5,786 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in 49 countries across Africa. The health agency also said that Coronavirus has killed 196 people in Africa and…
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Pape Diouf, Former President of Marseille Soccer Club, Dies at 68 – The New York Times
This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here.Mababa “Pape” Diouf, who became the only black president of a top tier European soccer club when he was appointed to lead France’s Olympique de Marseille, died on Tuesday in Dakar, Senegal. He was 68.The cause…
Manchester United forward closer to comeback from injury – Daily Post
Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford has been given the green light to step up his rehabilitation following positive scans on a back injury. The 22-year-old saw an impressive season brought to an abrupt halt in mid-January, leaving him facing a fight to return for England’s Euro 2020 campaign never mind club matters. But with that…