Sudan reports sudden drop in Nile waters flowing into its tributaries

Sudan has reported a drop in water levels in the Nile in what experts say could be the result of Ethiopia filling...

South Africans mark Mandela Day with focus on fighting COVID-19

South Africans on Saturday marked the Nelson Mandela International Day with a focus on fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. The...

Africa COVID-19 statistics: 594,955 cases; 13,246 deaths; 295,242 recoveries

By Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban /Africa News/ - There are now more than over 590,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus across the continent,...

Thousands protest in DR Congo over electoral commission appointee

Police have used tear gas to disperse thousands of protesters in the Democratic Republic of Congo capital Kinshasa, four days after five people were...

Mali PM promises to form an ‘open’ government amid mass protests

Malian Prime Minister Boubou Cisse promised to rapidly form a government "open to facing the challenges of the day", adding the death...

Ghana: President Self-Isolates … After Close Associate Tests Positive for COVID-19

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Saturday, commenced a14-day self-isolation after being exposed to an individual who has tested positive for coronavirus...

China pledges $2 mln to support Zimbabwe’s Cyclone Idai recovery efforts

China, through the United Nation Development Program (UNDP) has pledged an additional $2 million in humanitarian assistance for the victims of the...

6 Killed, 15 Injured in Somalia Bombings

At least five people were killed and more than eight others wounded when a government security checkpoint was bombed in Baidoa, Somalia’s...

Zimbabwe: Women Organise a Taskforce to Deal With Water Sanitation and Hygiene Issues During...

Women in Mabvuku has put in place a Women Action Taskforce in responding to non-availability of water in other areas of Mabvuku,...

Fire at Astron Energy’s South African refinery kills at least two – source

Astron Energy’s 100,000 barrel per day refinery in Cape Town was hit by an explosion in the early hours of Thursday, the...

Zimbabwe hospital puts 197 workers under self-quarantine after nurse tested positive

At least 197 health workers at one of Zimbabwe's top referral centers - Mpilo Central Hospital in Bulawayo - have been placed...

UN sends reproductive health kits to South Sudan

The UN Population Fund (UNFPA) on Thursday donated essential reproductive health supplies to South Sudan's Health Ministry. The supplies...

Sudan must pay $4.3bn in punitive damages for 1998 bombings, US Supreme Court rules

The US Supreme Court has ruled that Sudan is liable for as much as $4.3bn in punitive damages for the 1998 bombings...
Madagascar's president defends controversial homegrown Covid-19 cure

Exclusive: Madagascar’s president defends controversial homegrown Covid-19 cure

In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24 and RFI, Madagascar's President Andry Rajoelina defended his promotion of a controversial homegrown remedy for Covid-19 despite an absence of...

Senegal to re-open mosques, ease restrictions as coronavirus cases jump

 Senegalese President Macky Sall announced the re-opening of mosques and churches and the easing of other restrictions imposed to contain the coronavirus,...