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South African schools ready to reopen: minister

South Africa is ready to reopen schools on July 26 as COVID-19 figures are reducing and measures have been put in place to reduce...

China donates 470,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses to Nigeria

The Chinese government on Friday donated 470,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Nigeria to bolster the West African country’s fight against the virus. The Chinese...

Rwanda uses lockdown to ramp up COVID-19 testing

The Rwandan government has ramped up COVID-19 testing amid a 10-day lockdown, as the country seeks to map out the virus prevalence. Health authorities increased...

113 illegal West African immigrants return home from Algeria: IOM

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Friday that 113 irregular West African migrants were repatriated from Algeria this week. The IOM said in...

Kenya to promote mini-grids to achieve universal electricity access

Kenya plans to promote the development of mini-grids in order to achieve universal electricity access by the end of 2022, the energy regulator said...

Ghana’s COVID-19 cases surpass 100,000

Ghana's total number of confirmed cases surpassed 100,000 on Friday, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) confirmed. According to the GHS, the West African country's total...

Morocco intercepts 368 irregular migrants in Mediterranean

Morocco's navy coast guards intercepted 368 irregular immigrants in the Mediterranean in past four days, the Moroccan army said on Friday in a statement. The...

Barbra Banda nets second consecutive hat-trick as Zambia draws 4-4 with...

Barbra Banda scored her second hat-trick in consecutive games as Zambia came from 3-1 down to play out an entertaining 4-4 draw with China...

Botswana warns public against use of unauthorized drugs to treat COVID-19

Authorities in Botswana have cautioned sections of the public against advocating for the use of unauthorized medicines to treat the coronavirus. “In view of this...

Namibian people appreciate 13th batch of Chinese medical team service

The people of Namibia have lauded the outgoing 13th batch of the Chinese medical team at the Acupuncture Department at the Katutura State Hospital...
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