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COVID-19 cases in Uganda cross 1,000 mark

Uganda's ministry of health on Thursday reported 23 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of registered cases in the country to 1,000. The...

S. Africa’s Gauteng Province overtakes Western Cape to become COVID-19 epicenter

South Africa's Gauteng Province, the economic hub in the country, has overtaken the Western Cape to become the country's COVID-19 epicenter, Health Minister Zweli...

Sudan’s finance, foreign and energy ministers replaced in reshuffle

Sudan’s prime minister has accepted the resignation of six ministers including the finance, foreign and energy ministers as part of a cabinet reshuffle, a...

Egyptian court upholds life sentence for top Brotherhood leaders

Egypt's Court of Cassation, the country's top appeals court, on Thursday upheld a previous court ruling that sentenced the supreme guide of the outlawed...

‘Next WTO head should be African’: Kenyatta says as he roots...

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Thursday the next World Trade Organization (WTO) head should be African. Kenyatta made the remarks in a statement following...

Eastern Congo militia pledges to surrender after leader forced out

One of the largest rebel groups in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo announced overnight that it had ousted its leader, accusing him of human...

Nearly half of Kenyans have cut household spending over COVID-19 distress

About 41.9 percent of Kenyan households have cut their budget in order to cope with COVID-19 related financial distress, says a government report released...

UNHCR, WFP warn refugees in Africa face hunger amid COVID-19

Millions of refugees across Africa are at risk of hunger and malnutrition due to the COVID-19 pandemic, conflict and disasters, as well as underfunding,...

18 die in Zambia road accidents over long weekend

At least 18 people died while 20 others sustained serious injuries in road traffic accidents recorded during Zambia's long weekend, the police said on...

Kenyan police on high alert after foiling three al-Shabaab attacks in...

Kenyan police said Thursday they are on high alert after repulsing three al-Shabaab attacks in the country's regions bordering Somalia within a week. Rono Bunei,...
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