South African Airways faces wind-down or liquidation as cash runs out

South African Airways (SAA) faces a wind-down or liquidation after specialists appointed to try to save the state-owned airline said on Thursday they had...

Madagascar launches herbal medicine against coronavirus

Despite a warning by the World Health Organization (WHO) that there is currently no cure for COVID-19, the president of Madagascar, Andry Rajoelina, on...

Mauritania, West African Country With Seven COVID-19 Cases, One Death, Now Coronavirus-free

Authorities in Mauritania say the country does not have an active case of Coronavirus as at today after all six patients tested negative out...

Coronavirus death toll in Africa hits 1,080, confirmed cases rise to 21,317

The death toll from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic on the African continent reached 1,080, as the number of confirmed cases hit 21,317 as of...

African Union member states report 2, 370 recoveries, 13,819 cases, 747 deaths

Fifty-two African Union member states have so far reported 13,814 confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease with 747 deaths and 2, 370 recoveries. See the...

South Africa coronavirus cases exceed 1,000, first two dead reported

Cases of coronavirus in South Africa passed 1,000 on Friday, the health ministry said, while also reporting its first two deaths on the first...

Rwanda imposes nationwide shutdown as coronavirus infections jump across Africa

Rwanda imposed a nationwide shutdown and border controls to combat the coronavirus at the weekend in some of the strictest measures taken in Africa,...

Prince Albert of Monaco tests positive for coronavirus

Prince Albert II of Monaco has tested positive for the new coronavirus, his palace said on Thursday. The 62-year-old sovereign of the enclave on the...

Coronavirus: Zimbabwe declares disaster state even though it has no confirmed cases

Zimbabwe’s president has declared a state of national disaster as the country anticipates the impact of the novel coronavirus (Covid19) – even though there...

African nations impose restrictions as coronavirus crisis looms

The coronavirus has now been confirmed in at least 30 of Africa’s 54 countries, officials said, as regional power South Africa warned of a...

Egypt condemns Turkish deployment of troops to Libya

Egypt, a regional rival of Turkey, has condemned the Turkish parliament’s authorization to send troops to Libya and warned of the consequences. “Egypt condemns in...

Adeboye intercedes for Africa’s turnaround at Congress

Adeola Ogunlade The General Overseer, The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye led a passionate prayer for a great turnaround in Africa...

Algeria elects former PM Abdelmadjid Tebboune as President

Abdelmadjid Tebboune has been elected the new president of Algeria, the Head of the National Independent Election Authority, Mohamed Chorfi announced on Friday. Chorfi announced...

S/Sudan to mediate new peace talks between Sudanese gov’t, rebels

A South Sudan delegation has arrived in Khartoum to mediate in a new round of peace talks between the Sudanese government and rebel groups. The...

S/Africa: Zuma loses bid to stop corruption trial

A South African court on Friday rejected an appeal by former President Jacob Zuma that sought to prevent his prosecution on corruption charges over...

First Shipment Of New Ebola Vaccine Arrives In DR Congo

The Congolese medical authorities said Saturday they had received the first shipment of a new Ebola vaccine as the central African country battles its...

Masisi retains seat as Botswana president

Mokgweetsi Masisi has officially been declared the winner and president of Botswana. Masisi’s victory was announced on Friday morning by the country’s chief justice, Terrence...

Ethiopian Prime Minister wins Nobel Peace Prize

The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed “for his efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation, and in particular...

Ethiopia to launch first-ever satellite in December, says president

The Ethiopian President Sahle-Work Zewde on Monday disclosed that the country’s first-ever satellite would be launched into space in December with the support of...

Tunisians go to polls for legislative elections

  Tunisians will go to polls on Sunday to vote in legislative elections amid political and economic challenges. Last month, contenders from Tunisia’s major political blocs,...
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