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South Sudan confirms 72 more COVID-19 cases

72 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in South Sudan, bringing the total confirmed tally to 1,670, the Ministry of Health announced. The Ministry...

Investing in biodiversity protection will help post-COVID-19 recovery: UNEP

Greater investment in biodiversity conservation should be prioritized by governments and industry in order to hasten economic recovery after disruptions linked to COVID-19 pandemic,...

Burkina Faso government to probe ‘arbitrary killing of civilians’

Burkina Faso’s security forces reportedly killed 31 unarmed men in the country’s north earlier this month, according to a report on Monday by Human...

God, not masks: Magufuli’s Tanzania is an outlier on virus response

Tanzanian President John Magufuli has called on citizens to turn to God and to keep the economy turning, but as coronavirus cases creep up,...

Africa also lost its people on September 11, 2001 attacks

As the United States marked 18 years after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks that claimed nearly 3000 people at the New York World...

Nigeria’s Alex Iwobi reaches deal to sign with Everton

Nigerian forward Alex Iwobi is leaving Arsenal for Everton after agreeing to a five-year contract worth as much as $40 million. Iwobi, 23, became Everton’s...

AC Milan signs AFCON 2019 MVP Ismaël Bennacer

Italian club AC Milan on Sunday announced the signing of Algerian midfielder Ismaël Bennacer on a five-year deal for a reported fee of €16...

Molefi Ntseki appointed interim coach of Bafana Bafana

The South African Football Association on Saturday announced the appointment of current under-17 head coach Molefi Ntseki as interim coach of the national men’s...

Reporter’s Diary: AFCON 2019’s exploits

The biggest ever Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament is now in the past, but the memories may live for years to come. The 32nd...

AFCON 2019 champions Algeria rise 28 spots in latest FIFA rankings

The 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations champions Algeria climbed up 28 spots to 40th place in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking released on...
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