Thousands of Ugandans have been displaced from their homes after heavy rains hit the East African country.
At least 23 more Ugandans have tested positive for Covid-19 as the country’s confirmed cases rose to 198 on Saturday.
The UN-backed Libyan government's forces on Saturday said it took over three military camps from the rival eastern-based army in the south of the capital Tripoli, as the armed conflict between the two rivals continued.
Burundian police detained more than 200 opposition electoral observers during this week’s election, the spokesman for the main opposition National Freedom Council (CNL) told Reuters on Friday, alleging voting irregularities.
South America has become a new epicentre of the COVID-19 pandemic with Brazil hardest-hit, while cases are rising in some African countries that so far have a relatively low death toll, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.
The total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in South Africa has reached 20,125, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said on Friday.
Coronavirus infections in South Africa surged past 20,000 with close to 400 deaths, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said on Friday.
Confirmed cases of coronavirus across Africa passed the 100,000 mark barely 24-hours after the deaths hit 3,000.
United Nations International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (IRMCT), said on Friday that Augustin Bizimana, one of the most wanted fugitives for complicity in Rwanda’s 1994 genocide died 20 years ago.
Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) chairperson Jane Ansah has announced that she has resigned from her position as MEC's chair.
Ten cabinet ministers in South Sudan are now confirmed to have contracted Coronavirus.
Libya's internationally recognised government has launched air strikes against forces loyal to renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar after his forces announced they were pulling back from Tripoli front lines.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Thursday reported that COVID-19 cases in Africa as at May 21, had risen to over 95, 000.
The World Health Organisation has advised countries that COVID-19 vaccines should be classified as a global public good.
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Wednesday fired outspoken deputy information minister Energy Mutodi hours after he insulted three “abducted” opposition officials in a tweet.
Britain will reopen thousands of high street shops, department stores and shopping centres next month, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday.
Contrary to the claims by the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) that vested interests are against the Forensic Audit ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari in October last year, the Niger Delta Renaissance Coalition (NDRC) has restated that all well-meaning Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and persons across the Niger Delta region and beyond support the long-desired forensic audit.
Kazakhstan on Monday eased some restrictions on tightly-controlled public demonstrations but rights groups said they still fell short of international standards.
Lagos State government on Monday said that it has recorded one COVID-19 related death bringing the number of persons who have died from the infection in the State to 47.
Hope smiles on 218 Alamajarai who were repatriated to Kaduna from other parts of the Country as the State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, on Monday assured them of free and compulsory primary education.
President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that Nigeria no longer has money to import food owing to the impact of COVID-19 on the nation’s economy.
More than five million people have been reported to have been infected with coronavirus globally and over 328,000 have died, according to Johns Hopkins University.
Yobe State governor, Mai Mala Buni, has expressed deep shock over the death of the State Chief Judge, Justice Garba Nabaruma who died yesterday at the National Hospital, Abuja.
The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said the state government is trying to get the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 to allow flights from Lagos to Abuja to operate, following the increasing impact of the closure of the airports on the state’s economy.
The European Union (EU) foreign policy chief Josep Borrell, has congratulated Israel on its formation of a new government.