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Cameroon nightclub fire kills 16

Cameroon's government said Sunday that 16 people were killed in a fire caused by fireworks in a nightclub in the capital Yaounde, the tragedy occurring as the nation hosts the Africa Cup of Nations ...

Cameroon nightclub fire kills 16

Rwandan woman referee creates Africa Cup of Nations history

Rwandan Salima Mukansanga became the first woman to referee an Africa Cup of Nations match when she oversaw the Group B clash between Guinea and Zimbabwe in Yaounde on Tuesday.

Rwandan woman referee creates Africa Cup of Nations history

10 killed in eastern DR Congo attacks

Armed groups have killed seven civilians and three members of the security forces in eastern DR Congo, where a clinic was set ablaze, local sources said on Thursday

10 killed in eastern DR Congo attacks

Omicron variant

Not the time to say pandemic to turn into an endemic disease: WHO

While vaccines remain very effective at preventing death and severe Covid-19 disease, they do not fully prevent transmission, said Tedros

Health professionals assist a Covid-19 patient in the Intensive Care Unit of the Alberto Sabogal Sologuren Hospital, in Lima, on 12 January 2022

Sudan's PM resigns as deadly crackdown on protesters goes on

Sudan's civilian prime minister Abdalla Hamdok resigned Sunday, more than two months after a coup and following another deadly crackdown on protesters, with the military now firmly in control.

Sudan's PM resigns as deadly crackdown on protesters goes on

Three Bangladeshi peacekeepers injured in Central Africa mine blast

Three Bangladeshi peacekeepers were injured when their vehicle drove over a mine in Central African Republic's troubled northwest

Three Bangladeshi peacekeepers injured in Central Africa mine blast

Too many gorillas? The great apes' hunt for space in Rwanda

With hundreds of mountain gorillas in residence, the Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda is a conservation triumph. But this resurgence is not without consequences, as the majestic creatures now ...

A female adult mountain gorilla looks on at the Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda, on 29 October, 2021

South African president Cyril Ramaphosa positive for Covid-19

South African president Cyril Ramaphosa tested positive for Covid-19 on Sunday and was receiving treatment for mild symptoms, the presidency said in a statement

South African president Cyril Ramaphosa positive for Covid-19

Travellers from 7 African countries must stay in 14-day quarantine: CAAB

People travelling from seven African countries including South Africa must stay in 14-day institutional quarantine, said CAAB

Travellers from 7 African countries must stay in 14-day quarantine: CAAB

Omicron variant

Germany to 'shut off' public life for unjabbed, US to set new travel rules

More than two dozen countries and territories have now detected cases, including India on Thursday and the United States on Wednesday

US President Joe Biden speaks about the administration’s response to Covid-19 and the Omicron variant at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland on 2 December 2021
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