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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.

G7 summit outlines health pact to stop future pandemics

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

IMF approves $772m disbursement to Angola

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

People wearing protective face masks stand in a queue to receive food aid amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at the Itireleng informal settlement, near Laudium suburb in Pretoria, South Africa on 20 May.

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 ...

Chad's President Idriss Deby

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 ...

At least 40 killed in central Mali jihadist-hunter clashes

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

Mine workers wearing face masks arrive ahead of their shift, amid a nationwide coronavirus disease (COVID-19) lockdown, at a mine of Sibanye-Stillwater company in Carletonville, South Africa on 19 May.

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

15 killed as minibus hits landmine in Somalia: Official

‘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

‘Blind’ France bears responsibility in Rwanda genocide: Report

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.

Megaship blocking Suez Canal may be refloated Saturday

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

From poaching to avocados, Kenya's elephants face new threat
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