Tuesday, 15 June 2021
G7 summit outlines health pact to stop future pandemics
G7 leaders are on Saturday set to agree a joint declaration aimed at preventing another pandemic, as they resume wide-ranging talks at their first in-person summit in almost two years.
12 Jun 2021, 11:23
IMF approves $772m disbursement to Angola
The International Monetary Fund's executive board has approved a disbursement to Angola of about $772 million after completing a fifth review of the African oil exporter's loan program
10 Jun 2021, 16:13
Africa’s Covid cases close to 4.58m
The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa has reached 4,578,902 as of Tuesday, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said
05 May 2021, 08:47
Chad president Idriss Deby killed on frontline, son to take over
Chad's President Idriss Deby, who ruled his country for more than 30 years and was an important Western ally in the fight against Islamist militants in Africa, has been killed on the frontline ...
20 Apr 2021, 20:18
At least 40 killed in central Mali jihadist-hunter clashes
At least 40 people have been killed in recent clashes between jihadists and traditional hunters, the government of central Mali's Mopti region said Monday, with the fighting displacing about 1,000 ...
19 Apr 2021, 19:25
Africa’s confirmed Covid cases pass 4.4 million
The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa has reached 4,408,245 as of Saturday, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said
18 Apr 2021, 10:14
15 killed as minibus hits landmine in Somalia: Official
Fifteen people died and four others were wounded Wednesday when the minibus they were travelling in ran over a landmine on the outskirts of Somalia's capital Mogadishu
14 Apr 2021, 21:01
‘Blind’ France bears responsibility in Rwanda genocide: Report
Macron has ruled out an official apology for torture and other abuses carried out by French troops in Algeria
27 Mar 2021, 15:23
Megaship blocking Suez Canal may be refloated Saturday
The owner of a megaship blocking Egypt's Suez Canal hopes to refloat it as early as Saturday, as the crisis forced companies to re-route services from the vital shipping lane around Africa.
27 Mar 2021, 13:30
From poaching to avocados, Kenya's elephants face new threat
Just after dawn, Tolstoy lumbers into view. A wandering giant, with tusks almost scraping the earth, this great elephant has roamed beneath Mount Kilimanjaro for nearly 50 years
18 Mar 2021, 11:46