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Springbok number eight Duane Vermeulen joins Irish outfit Ulster

Veteran number eight Duane Vermeulen has signed for Irish provincial side Ulster on a two-year deal until 2023. Vermeulen replaces fellow South African back-row Marcell...

Senegal vows to advance Africa’s environmental agenda

Senegalese Minister for Environment and Sustainable Development Abdou Karim Sall pledged on Thursday to advance the African environmental agenda, the Senegalese News Agency reported...

Libya to reopen border with Tunisia

The Libyan government on Thursday announced that it will reopen its border with neighboring Tunisia starting from Friday, after more than two months of...

Guinea ruling Junta’s talks with mining companies

Guinea’s National Committee for Rally and Development (CNRD), the military junta that toppled President Alpha Conde earlier this month, held talks with representatives of...

Guinea declares end of Marburg virus disease outbreak

Guinea on Thursday declared the end of the Marburg virus disease outbreak having recorded no new cases over the past 42 days. The country reported...

77million students across six countries globally not in school 18 months...

77 million students across some six countries around the world remain out of school as the facilities continue to be almost completely closed, eighteen...

Africa risks missing out on vaccination target amid supply cutback

Africa faces a shortfall of almost 500 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines required to hit its year-end target of fully vaccinating 40% of its...

ECOWAS leaders in second meeting over Guinea military coup

Leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) started a crucial extraordinary summit here Thursday over the military coup in Guinea. The summit...

Africa’s COVID-19 cases near 8.1 mln: Africa CDC

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 8,096,504 as of Thursday afternoon, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)...

UN says 1.5 C global warming limit ‘impossible’ without major action

A new climate change report out Thursday shows that limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius will be impossible without immediate, large-scale emissions cuts,...
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