Tag Archives: France

France’s President Emmanuel Macron No Longer Showing COVID-19 Symptoms

French President Emmanuel Macron is free of Covid-19 symptoms, his office said on Thursday, a week after he tested positive for the coronavirus. The president, who was in self-isolation at an official residence near Paris from where he ran meetings remotely, no longer needs to remain in quarantine, the Elysee Palace added. Macron “shows no…

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COVID-19: France Rewards Hundreds Of Frontline Migrant Workers With Citizenship

Hundreds of immigrants in France who are working on the coronavirus frontline have had their citizenship applications fastracked with 74 people already granted permanent stay. Back in September, the interior ministry invited people who “actively contributed” to the fight against the novel coronavirus, such as healthcare professionals, cleaners, childcare, and shop workers, to apply for fast-track…

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COVID-19: France’s President Emmanuel Macron Tests Positive For Deadly Virus

Emmanuel Macron, the President of France has tested positive for the Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, office of the presidency announced on Thursday adding that he would now self-isolate for the next week. “The president tested positive for COVID-19 today,” it said in a statement, adding that he had been tested after the “onset of…

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Global COVID-19 Cases Top Nine Million As WHO Says Pandemic ‘Accelerating’

The total number of coronavirus cases surpassed nine million on Tuesday as the World Health Organization warned the pandemic was accelerating and Saudi Arabia announced it would scale back the hajj Islamic pilgrimage next month. According to multiple reports, Europe has steadily eased its travel lockdowns in recent weeks, and France on Monday took its biggest step…

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US Coronavirus Death Toll Reportedly Surpasses 50,000

The number of reported COVID-19 fatalities has surpassed 50,000 on Friday making up more than a quarter of the world’s known pandemic death toll. This is coming less than three months since the first known coronavirus death in the US. According to a coronavirus tracker by Johns Hopkins University, 52,509 people have now died in the United States from COVID-19…

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FG Issues Travel Ban On 13 Countries Over Coronavirus— Starting From March 21st

Following the record of the third case of coronavirus disease in the country, the Federal Government has reportedly placed a travel ban on 13 Coronavirus epicenters in order to safeguard its citizens. The Government of Nigeria is restricting entry into the country for travelers from China, Italy, Iran, South Korea, Spain, Japan, France, Germany, the United…

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NFF Debunks Claims Of Owing Falcons as Team Refused To Leave Hotel Room After Elimination

Following the elimination of the Super Falcons of Nigeria from the ongoing World Cup in France, the Nigerian players refused to leave their hotel on Saturday, on the basis that they were owed outstanding bonuses, however, the NFF has kicked against such claims, stating that the players have been paid. According to ESPN FC, they were…

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Super Falcons Ease Past South Korea To Redeem World Cup Hope

An own-goal by South Korea’s KIM Doyeon and Asisat Oshoala’s 75th-minute solo effort helped Nigeria’s Super Falcons get their 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup campaign back on track. The Super Falcons on Wednesday boosted Nigeria’s chances of qualifying for the next round in the ongoing FIFA Women World Cup in France with the 2-0 victory…

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