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South Africa president denies country is going back to higher lockdown...

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has dismissed reports that the country is planning to move to a higher COVID-19 lockdown level. This comes after Minister of...

American citizen kidnapped in Niger

An American citizen has been kidnapped by gunmen in southern Niger, a senior official told AFP on Tuesday. The American, described as the son of...

Senegal sounds alarm over migration surge after boat disaster

Senegal's government has said it is worried about a "resurgence" of migrants hoping to reach Europe, after a disaster off the West African nation's...

AU, EU vow continued support to peace, security efforts in Sahel...

Expressing deep concern over the growing deteriorating security situation in the Sahel region, the African Union (AU) and the European Union (EU) have strongly...

Zambia electoral body reschedules voter registration exercise ahead of 2021 polls

Zambia's electoral body on Tuesday announced the postponement of the commencement of a voter registration exercise ahead of next year's general elections. The Electoral Commission...

Botswana opens borders for private chartered flights

Authorities in Botswana have announced that the country is ready to receive private charter flights into the country's resort towns starting next month amid...

Egypt, Sudan voice commitment to binding deal over Ethiopia’s Nile dam

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and visiting Chairman of Sudan's Sovereign Council Abdel Fattah al-Burhan on Tuesday expressed the two countries' commitment to a binding...

Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases pass 1.72 million mark

The number of confirmed cases in the African continent has reached 1,727,837, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said on...

Tunisia faces saturation of hospital beds amid rapid increase in COVID-19...

A Tunisian health official said on Monday that the rapid increase in COVID-19 cases across Tunisia will lead to saturation of beds in public...

Nigerian government forces kill 38 bandits: Official

Nigerian military on Monday confirmed 38 bandits killed so far this month during various operations carried out by government forces in the northwest region...
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