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Ethiopia confirms COVID-19 cases exceeding 131,000

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Ethiopia rose to 131,546 after 351 new cases were reported, the East African country's Ministry of...

Death toll from tribal violence in Sudan’s West Darfur State rises...

The bloody tribal violence, which broke up in El Geneina, the capital city of Sudan's West Darfur State, has killed at least 129 and...

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...

Piracy surging off West Africa, Angola ready to do something about...

Angola is looking for ways to fight a surge in piracy in the Gulf of Guinea, the Great Lakes region and other areas along...

New evidence shows South Africa COVID-19 variant more infectious

Scientists uncovered new biological evidence which shows that the South African COVID-19 variant is more infectious, as it binds more readily and strongly to...

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...

WHO expects weekly virus deaths to top 100,000

Global deaths from COVID-19 are expected to top 100,000 per week "very soon", from more than 93,000 reported last week, the World Health Organization's...

Ghanaian teachers, students worry about rising COVID-19 cases as schools reopen

Many teachers and students in Ghana said on Monday that after several months of school closure due to COVID-19, it is good the government...

Zambia to withdraw unlicensed COVID-19 medicines

The Zambian government on Monday called on the country's medicines regulator to withdraw all unlicensed medicines being used in the treatment of COVID-19. Minister of...

UN chief calls for protection of civilians as violence spikes in...

The United Nations Secretary-General has voiced deep concern over escalating violence in West Darfur and called on the Sudanese authorities to “expend all efforts”...
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