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South Sudan’s Machar hints at postponement of 2023 election

South Sudan’s First Vice President and leader of the main opposition group, Sudan People’s Liberation Army in Opposition (SPLA-IO), Dr. Riek Machar, on Thursday said...

World Bank, Angola sign $250 million agreement to improve education

The World Bank and Angola on Wednesday signed a 250 million U.S. dollar financing agreement to improve the African country's education and help it...

Zimbabwe grapples with steady increase in COVID-19 infections

COVID-19 infections have been on a steady rise in Zimbabwe over the past 10 days -- from a low of 27 on November 22...

‘No need to panic’ over Omicron variant: Africa CDC

The African Union's health watchdog on Thursday appealed for calm over Omicron, the new, heavily mutated COVID-19 variant which has prompted many governments to...

Botswana achieves WHO COVID-19 vaccination target

Botswana has achieved the World Health Organization (WHO) target of vaccinating 40 percent of the entire population by December 2021, President Mokgweetsi Masisi said...

UN rights chief: Burkina Faso is facing a security crisis

If insecurity in Burkina Faso keeps up, the West African nation could spiral into a humanitarian and human rights “catastrophe,” the UN human rights...

Uganda strives to consolidate gains in HIV/AIDS fight amid COVID-19

Uganda is striving to consolidate the country's gains in the fight against HIV/AIDS despite the impact of COVID-19, a senior health official said on...

Mohamed Salah, Hakim Ziyech on target as Liverpool, Chelsea win

The latest round of English Premier League matches saw some African players in action and put on an excellent display for their respective clubs....

South Africa’s new COVID-19 cases double in 1 day amid Omicron...

South Africa’s new cases of COVID-19 nearly doubled in a day, authorities reported Wednesday, signaling a dramatic surge in the country where scientists detected...

Tanzania sees drop in new HIV/AIDS infections, deaths

Tanzanian Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa said on Wednesday new HIV/AIDS infections dropped by 38.2 percent from 110,000 in 2010 to 68,000 in 2020. In his...
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