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South Africa closes border as Covid-19 cases rise

South Africa’s has announced the closure of its borders till February 15 to curb the spread of coronavirus. In a televised address, President Cyril Ramaphosa said the number of infections...

Zimbabwe’s President questions US democratic credentials after riots

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has questioned the democratic credentials of the US following the violent protests which killed at least four people. The riots occurred after supporters...

Zambians angry over supply of faulty condoms and gloves

Zambians have expressed outrage over the supply of defective condoms and sterile gloves. A parliamentary committee has heard how a local company Honey Bee supplied...

South Africa: Covid-19 vaccinations to begin in February

South Africa, which has been hard hit by a second wave of Covid-19 cases, hopes to obtain its first vaccine doses for the disease...

Covid-19: Zimbabwe reimposes nationwide lockdown

The government of Zimbabwe has reimposed a national lockdown to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. There has been a surge in cases in the...

Zambia: Two police officers sacked for killing demonstrators

Two police officers in Zambia have been dismissed for killing some demonstrators. They have been sacked on the orders of Zambian President Edgar Lungu following...

South Africa Covid-19 cases hit 1 million mark

South Africa has recorded more than one million Covid-19 infections following the discovery of new variant of the virus. The country has now confirmed 1,004,413 Covid-19...

Flights from South Africa banned over Covid-19 variant

Flights from South Africa have been banned by five countries following news of the discovery of a new variant of coronavirus which has sparked...

South African scientists probe new variant of Covid-19

South African scientists are getting support from the World Health Organization in investigating a new variant of coronavirus. Scientists have detected the new variant of...

Prime Minister of Eswatini dies after testing positive for Covid-19

The Prime Minister of Eswatini, Ambrose Dlamini has died after testing positive for coronavirus four weeks ago. In a statement the government announced the death...

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Ghana: Court dismisses petition challenging re-election of Akufo-Addo

Ghana's Supreme Court has dismissed a petition filed by Ghana's former President, John Mahama challenging the re-election of incumbent President Nana Akufo-Addo. Mr. Mahama was...

Over 20 migrants die after they were thrown into sea off Djibouti

The United Nation has said more than 20 African migrants died after their smugglers threw them overboard off the coast of Djibouti. According to the...

Over 7,000 Nigerian refugees flee to Niger

Some 7,600 Nigerian refugees have reportedly fled to Niger since January this year. The United Nations which made the revelation said the violence in north-western Nigeria has...

Plane crash kills 10 people in South Sudan

At least ten people have died in a plane crash in South Sudan. The incident occurred in the eastern Jonglei State, at Pieri airstrip shortly...

Morocco cuts all ties with German embassy

Morocco has suspended all ties with the German embassy in the country over its stance on Western Sahara. The suspension of relations was announced by...
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