Posts Tagged ‘France’

French Govt Bans The Use Of Hydroxychloroquine To Treat #COVID19

by Seun Adeuyion May 28, 2020
The French government on Wednesday banned the use of hydroxychloroquine for the treatment of COVID-19, reversing a previous order from March that allowed the anti-malarial drug to be used as an experimental treatment for the disease caused by the new coronavirus. The change is effective immediately. Hydroxychloroquine — approved the US Food and Drug Administration […]

Lagos State Govt Urges Residents To Disregard List Of Hospitals Exposed To COVID-19 Cases

by Seun Adeuyion April 24, 2020
The Lagos State Government has urged members of the public to disregard a list making the round on social media of hospitals and health facilities purportedly exposed to COVID19 cases in the State. In a statement shared via the Twitter handle of the State’s Health Ministry, the Executive Secretary, Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency […]

France To Block Companies Registered In Tax Havens From Claiming COVID-19 Bailout Support

by Seun Adeuyion April 24, 2020
French firms registered in offshore tax havens will be barred from claiming aid from the government COVID-19 bailout. According to France Minister of Finance, Bruno Le Maire in an announcement, on Thursday, companies either registered in tax havens or controlling subsidiaries in them were ineligible for the 110 billion euro, or $108 billion, rescue package. BUSINESS […]

BREAKING: France Confirms 3,809 New Cases Of Coronavirus, 299 New Deaths

by Seun Adeuyion March 27, 2020
According to data storyteller, Norbert Elekes, France has reported 3,809 new cases of the covid-19 pandemic and 299 new death. See his tweet:

JUST IN: France Evacuates 260 Citizens From Nigeria Through Lagos Airport

by Seun Adeuyion March 26, 2020
According to NewsWireNGR, about 260 French nationals were this Thursday airlifted from Nigeria through the Murtala Mohammed International Airport Lagos despite the restrictions on international flights in the country. NewsWireNGR quoted an official at the airport as confirming this to Africa Independent Television (AIT). It was disclosed that France had gotten approval from the Nigerian Government to […]

#COVID19: Travellers From France To Cameroon Bribe Immigration Officials To Avoid 14-Day Quarantine

by Seun Adeuyion March 26, 2020
Cameroon has discovered that numerous travellers arriving from France bribed immigration officials at Douala International Airport to avoid the 14-day mandatory quarantine, according to Africa Facts Zone. Federal and provincial public health leaders have recommended that all travellers from outside a country self-isolate for 14 days. These efforts will contribute to slow the introduction and […]