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The World Health Organisation issued its plan on Thursday to prevent any further misconduct by aid workers deployed in its field operations.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 6:01 pm
A ban on protests silenced Eswatini's pro-democracy movement Friday, as regional mediators sought to resolve the deadly unrest that enflamed the kingdom this week.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 3:06 pm
Fuel shortages have forced some aid groups to suspend food distribution in Ethiopia's Tigray region, where famine stalks hundreds of thousands of people, the UN has said.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 1:35 pm
Africa's last absolute monarchy Eswatini has banned protests as regional mediators landed in the kingdom amid rumbling pro-democracy demonstrations.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 10:00 am
Mediators from a regional bloc were expected in Africa's last absolute monarchy Eswatini Thursday, after nurses became the latest group to report shootings with live ammunition at pro-democracy protests.
Posted: October 21, 2021, 4:21 pm
Eswatini security forces used live ammunition to break up a pro-democracy protest by nurses, shooting at least 30 of them, their union has said.
Posted: October 21, 2021, 12:46 pm
At least one person has been killed and dozens wounded in latest pro-democracy protests in tiny southern African kingdom.
Posted: October 21, 2021, 10:32 am
Mauritius is one of the five fastest-growing high-income markets in the world over this period, along with Australia, New Zealand, Switzerland and Malta.
Posted: October 20, 2021, 7:23 pm
A Nigerian tax tribunal cleared MultiChoice, Africa’s biggest pay-TV provider, to appeal a disputed tax bill in the country.
Posted: October 20, 2021, 6:57 pm
Rwandan prosecutors said Wednesday they have filed an appeal against a court ruling that sentenced "Hotel Rwanda" hero Paul Rusesabagina to 25 years in prison on terrorism charges.
Posted: October 20, 2021, 6:13 pm
Senegal recorded zero new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday for the first time since the pandemic began, the health ministry said.
Posted: October 20, 2021, 4:21 pm
Hundreds of trucks packed with goods stand idle in Port Sudan, dozens of container ships lie anchored and untouched. For more than a month demonstrators have blockaded Sudan's key sea port.
Posted: October 20, 2021, 1:55 pm
Activists say they will stage commemorations in several cities in Nigeria, one year after security forces violently suppressed protests.
Posted: October 20, 2021, 11:55 am
South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday marked the 35th anniversary of the death of Mozambique's first president Samora Machel, vowing to go after Islamist insurgents wreaking havoc in the north of the country.
Posted: October 20, 2021, 6:41 am
A unit of Credit Suisse Group AG is pleading guilty for its role in a fundraising scandal that looted money from Mozambique and tipped the country into economic crisis.
Posted: October 19, 2021, 8:22 pm
A Youm7 reporter was broadcasting live from his phone when it was stolen, and the thief kept broadcasting as he drove away.
Posted: October 19, 2021, 6:23 pm
Africa's fabled eastern glaciers will vanish in two decades, 118 million poor people face drought, floods or extreme heat.
Posted: October 19, 2021, 4:37 pm
JOHANNESBURG, Oct 19 - Africa's fabled eastern glaciers will vanish in two decades, 118 million poor people face immanent drought, floods or extreme heat, and climate change could also shave 3% off continental GDP by mid-century, the U.N. climate ag
Posted: October 19, 2021, 1:53 pm
Ethiopia's military launched air strikes on the capital of the war-battered Tigray region, a dramatic escalation in the year-long conflict.
Posted: October 19, 2021, 10:40 am
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Posted: August 13, 2021, 12:36 pm