AFRICA

FOLLOW US:

Morocco registers 473 new COVID-19 cases, 35 more deaths

Morocco announced on Monday 473 new COVID-19 cases, taking the tally in the North African country since March 2 to 460,144. The number of recoveries...

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...

Malawi imposes first lockdown measures as virus flares

Malawi is set to roll out a first set of anti-coronavirus restrictions this week, the president said, after overruling a court ban on lockdown...

WHO sees poorer countries getting first COVID vaccines this quarter

The first modest batches of coronavirus vaccines are expected to go out under the COVAX scheme for poorer countries in the first quarter of...

UN peacekeeper killed in Central African Republic

A Burundian peacekeeper was killed Friday during an ambush by rebels in the Central African Republic, the United Nations said, the fifth soldier killed...

S. African restaurants association to take government to court over alcohol...

The Restaurants Association of South Africa (RASA) said it was taking the government to court over the alcohol sale ban imposed in late December. RASA...

Russia withdrawing 300 military instructors from CAR

Russia has informed the United Nations that it is sending home 300 military instructors it sent to the Central African Republic to help train...

S. African Communist Party condemns U.S. move to blacklist Cuba

The South African Communist Party (SACP) on Wednesday condemned the United States "in the strongest terms possible" for classifying Cuba as a state sponsor...

Sudan appeals AU to play bigger role in Ethiopia’s Nile dam...

Sudan on Monday reiterated its adherence to the necessity of giving the African Union (AU) experts a bigger role in the negotiations on the...

Burundi launches 2nd mass screening campaign amid rising COVID-19 cases

The government of Burundi on Monday launched a second nationwide mass screening campaign of COVID-19, as the coronavirus cases have been increasing in recent...
CGTN Africa