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Somalia's new President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud said on Friday he is isolating after testing positive for Covid-19, shortly after returning from a trip to the United Arab Emirates.
Posted: June 24, 2022, 3:48 pm
Jebali says the arrest is politically motivated, as President Saied continues his crackdown on opponents.
Posted: June 24, 2022, 2:30 pm
Commonwealth leaders have met in Kigali to discuss cooperation on topics from trade to health to climate, against a backdrop of criticism of host Rwanda's human rights record and of a British policy to deport asylum seekers.
Posted: June 24, 2022, 11:41 am
Eswatini's "winter revolution" has derailed a European Union-funded project as pro-democracy groups push for the abdication of King Mswati III.
Posted: June 23, 2022, 6:13 pm
Rwanda and German pharma company BioNTech broke ground Thursday on Africa's first mRNA vaccine factory where cutting-edge treatments for diseases like Covid-19 will be made for millions across the continent.
Posted: June 23, 2022, 4:31 pm
Dnata, a subsidiary of the sprawling Emirates Group conglomerate, has been rocked by controversy in Zanzibar, Tanzania, after it emerged that officials flouted a series of aviation regulations in order to award the company a $7-million tender.
Posted: June 23, 2022, 3:31 pm
A coalition of more than 280 organisations from 105 countries has written to President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya to guarantee that there will be no interference with the internet during the general elections.
Posted: June 23, 2022, 10:54 am
Prince Charles laid a wreath on Wednesday at a memorial to the 1994 genocide in Rwanda during the first visit to the country by a British royal.
Posted: June 23, 2022, 6:21 am
On Tuesday night, Chakwera announced that he had suspended the "delegated duties" of his deputy Saulos Klaus Chilima.
Posted: June 22, 2022, 3:32 pm
The Lesotho Mounted Police Service is under fire for shooting and killing two student activists who were part of a group protesting against the reduction of student grants at the National University of Lesotho last week.
Posted: June 21, 2022, 4:37 pm
War in Ukraine has pushed the most vulnerable countries to food security crisis as grain exports blocked.
Posted: June 21, 2022, 3:48 pm
Hundreds of people belonging to the Amhara ethnic group have been killed by rebels in Ethiopia's Oromia region, survivors have said.
Posted: June 21, 2022, 10:29 am
Namibia expects its biggest oil discoveries since independence to help double its economy by 2040.
Posted: June 21, 2022, 10:18 am
The presidents of Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo met in Kenya as the East African Community resolved to send a force to the eastern part of the DRC to 'secure peace'.
Posted: June 21, 2022, 9:00 am
FlySafair is eyeing routes into the rest of Africa, hoping to capitalise on a volatile aviation market and potential boom in post-pandemic travel.
Posted: June 21, 2022, 6:14 am
China offered to play the role of mediator to resolve disputes in the Horn of Africa, on the opening day of a regional gathering in the Ethiopian capital.
Posted: June 20, 2022, 9:31 pm
Gunmen from a criminal gang kidnapped 36 people after attacking several villages and two churches in Nigeria's northwest Kaduna state, a local government official said.
Posted: June 20, 2022, 7:11 pm
Nearly half of Africa has no access to electricity, but $25bn, or over R400bn in annual investments, could bring full coverage by 2030, the International Energy Agency said.
Posted: June 20, 2022, 5:54 pm
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Posted: June 13, 2022, 1:29 pm
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Posted: May 16, 2022, 8:10 pm