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New evidence shows South Africa COVID-19 variant more infectious

Scientists uncovered new biological evidence which shows that the South African COVID-19 variant is more infectious, as it binds more readily and strongly to...

Rwanda’s capital back to lockdown due to surge in COVID-19 cases

Rwandan cabinet on Monday brought the capital city of Kigali back to a lockdown due to a surge in COVID-19 cases. The lockdown, which became...

WHO expects weekly virus deaths to top 100,000

Global deaths from COVID-19 are expected to top 100,000 per week "very soon", from more than 93,000 reported last week, the World Health Organization's...

Ghanaian teachers, students worry about rising COVID-19 cases as schools reopen

Many teachers and students in Ghana said on Monday that after several months of school closure due to COVID-19, it is good the government...

Zambia to withdraw unlicensed COVID-19 medicines

The Zambian government on Monday called on the country's medicines regulator to withdraw all unlicensed medicines being used in the treatment of COVID-19. Minister of...

UNHCR discloses funding gap to meet needs of refugees, IDPs in...

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Monday disclosed it only received 39 percent of the 385.1 million U.S. dollars it needs...

UN chief calls for protection of civilians as violence spikes in...

The United Nations Secretary-General has voiced deep concern over escalating violence in West Darfur and called on the Sudanese authorities to “expend all efforts”...

CHAN 2020: DR Congo edges Congo, Niger draws with Libya in...

The Democratic Republic of Congo began its quest for a third Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) title with a narrow 1-0 win against Congo in...

Nigerian military kills 35 bandits, recovers dozens of animals in Zamfara...

The Nigerian military on Monday said that it killed 35 suspected bandits and recovered dozens of animals in two security operations in Zamfara state...

Kenya reports 65 new COVID-19 cases as total edges towards 100,000

The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Kenya rose to 99,227 after the Ministry of health reported 65 new cases on Monday. “65 people...
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