UN provides dignity kits to South Sudanese women

Victims of gender-based violence in South Sudan have been assisted with dignity kits, said a UN official on Monday.
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The Virtual Meeting between The African Union Commission (AUC) and The Association of Power...

The African Union Commission (AUC) and the Association of Power Utilities of Africa (APUA) jointly convened a virtual meeting of CEOs of...

Kenya floods kill 194 people, displace tens of thousands

Floods and landslides caused by heavy rain in Kenya have killed nearly 200 people, displaced 100,000 and strained critical infrastructure, officials said...

Plane carrying aid crashes in southern Somalia

A plane carrying aid supplies crashed in Somalia's southern Bay region on Monday, killing seven people on board, a security official said.

Zimbabwe Asks for International Aid to Clear Debt Amid Virus: FT

Zimbabwe has pleaded for international help to clear billions of dollars in debt to avoid economic collapse and mitigate the impact of...

Ethiopia Offers Tax Relief for Companies Hurt by Virus Fallout

Ethiopia offered tax relief to companies affected by the fallout from the coronavirus, state television reported, citing the finance minister.

All passengers aboard the ferry that capsized in L.Victoria rescued

Kenya Red Cross said on Saturday that all passengers aboard the ferry that capsized in Lake Victoria were rescued.

IMF OKs $3.4 billion emergency aid for Nigeria’s pandemic response

The International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday its executive board approved $3.4 billion in emergency financial assistance for Nigeria to support the...

Heavy rains cause flash floods in western Kenya

Several people are feared dead and many more are missing after heavy rainfall caused flash floods and landslides in parts of western...

Food shortages spark protests in South Africa amid coronavirus lockdown

Protests have broken out across South Africa after the coronavirus outbreak prompted nationwide food shortages. Looters raided grocery stores...

Nigerian president’s chief of staff dies from coronavirus -presidency spokesman

The Nigerian president’s chief of staff, Abba Kyari, died on Friday after contracting the new coronavirus, two presidency spokesmen said on Twitter.

Nigerian security forces kill 18 during curfew enforcement

At least 18 people in Nigeria have been killed by security forces during the enforcement of measures to curb the spread of...

Zimbabwe ‘s Shattered Economy Poses a Serious Challenge to Fighting COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has left Zimbabwe in an extremely difficult situation. As of early April, the number of infections and deaths from...

African ambassadors in China complain to government over ‘discrimination’

African ambassadors in China have written to the country’s foreign minister over what they call discrimination against Africans as the country seeks...

Afghan gov’t forces step up operations in Badakhshan province, killing dozens of militants

Over two dozen militants were killed in Afghanistan's northern province of Badakhshan as the government forces have stepped up operations amid reports...