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At least 5 soldiers killed in ambush in Cameroon’s restive Anglophone...

At least five Cameroonian soldiers were killed on Monday in an ambush by suspected armed separatist fighters in the country's restive Anglophone region of...

Zimbabwe summons U.S. envoy over accusations of inciting George Floyd protests

Zimbabwe has summoned the U.S. ambassador in Harare following comments made by a White House official suggesting the Southern African country is among “foreign...

Congo declares new Ebola epidemic, 1,000 km from eastern outbreak

The Democratic Republic of Congo declared a new Ebola epidemic on Monday in the western city of Mbandaka, more than 1,000 kilometers away from...

Uganda reports 40 new COVID-19 cases as tally rises to 457

Uganda on Monday reported 40 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 457, a ministry of health...

Ethiopia’s COVID-19 cases reach 1,257 as 85 more confirmed

Ethiopia on Monday reported 85 more confirmed COVID-19 cases, bringing the tally to 1,257 in the country. All 85 new cases, 51 males and 34...

DRCongo confirms new Ebola case

Democratic Republic of Congo has confirmed a case of Ebola in the western province of Equateur, over 1,000 km (620 miles) away from the...

Ghana to reopen schools partly after weeks of COVID-19 shutdown

Ghana’s schools will reopen partly as the country gradually begins to reopen following a weeks-long shut down aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19. In...

Botswana president cleared to leave COVID-19 quarantine after testing negative

Botswana’s President Mokgweetsi Masisi has been cleared for release from quarantine after spending two weeks in self isolation. The 57-year-old went into quarantine following a...

South Africa loosens lockdown in economic recovery effort

South Africa sought to revive its stuttering economy on Monday with the partial lifting of a coronavirus lockdown, letting people out for work, worship...

South Africa agrees to new SAA bailouts, document shows

The South African government has agreed to more bailouts for South African Airways (SAA), reversing its previous stance, a draft rescue plan showed, with...
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