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CAF moves next AFCON game from Olembe Stadium after deadly stampede

The Confederation of African Football ordered the next Africa Cup of Nations match which is to be played at the Olembe Stadium in the...

31 killed in new South Sudan communal violence

A local official says at least 31 ethnic Dinka have been killed in clashes with suspected Murle armed youth in South Sudan’s restive Jonglei...

UN chief calls on Burkina Faso coup leaders to lay down...

UN Secretary-General António Guterres says he is concerned about the whereabouts and safety of Burkina Faso's President Roch Kaboré in the aftermath of Sunday's...

Cameroon’s Francis Ngannou defeats Ciryl Gane to unify UFC undisputed heavyweight...

Cameroonian mixed martial arts fighter Francis Ngannou defeated France’s Ciryl Gane by unanimous decision in the main event of UFC 270 on Sunday to...

UN probing alleged killings by CAR forces, Russia paramilitaries

The United Nations (UN) said Friday that it is investigating the alleged killing of dozens of people in the Central African Republic last week...

South African court reserves judgement on objection to building Amazon HQ...

A court in South Africa says it won't yet rule on whether to halt construction of a new regional headquarters for e-commerce giant Amazon...

Vaccines to Africa must have good shelf lives, says Africa CDC...

At least 2.8 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines donated to African countries have expired, the Africa Centers for Disease Control said Thursday, citing short shelf lives...

Monster iceberg released ‘billions of tonnes’ of fresh water into ocean

A giant iceberg that detached from Antarctica in 2017 released the equivalent of 61 million Olympic-sized swimming pools of fresh water as it melted,...

17 killed, 59 injured by explosion in western Ghana

At least 17 people were killed and 59 injured Thursday in an explosion in a western Ghana town. The government says a truck carrying explosives...

UN chief: Mali military should hold elections in short time

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Thursday that Mali’s military government needs to hold delayed elections in “a relatively short amount of time” -- not...
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