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China pledges solidarity with Africa in COVID-19 fight

President Xi Jinping of China has today assured African countries that his country will continue supporting COVID-19 containment measures on the continent. The Chinese leader...

South Sudan accepts with “no conditions” an increased UN peacekeeping force

A top South Sudan official says the government has accepted to have with "no conditions" an increased peacekeeping force as mandated by the U.N....

20 killed as blast rocks Nigeria’s Yola market

At least 20 people are feared dead after a suicide bomber detonated a bomb in Yola, the capital of Adamawa state in north eastern...

Kenyans on Twitter react to death sentences handed to men who...

Three Kenyan men have been sentenced to death for attacking, stripping and robbing a woman in a bus three years ago. The death sentence was...

South African retail group TFG Swoops in, buy Jet assets from...

The Foschini Group (TFG) is set to buy 371 stores and selected assets of Jet for 480 million rand ($28.7 million) from Edcon’s administrators,...

China’s State Administration of Press holds the first animation film show...

A Chinese Animation Film Show was held in Kenya's capital of Nairobi. In the movie theater, over 100 kids from Watu Wa Maana Children's Center...

Nigeria’s military commanders shift command base

Top Nigerian military commanders have started arriving in Maiduguri as part of a process to shift the military command base to the epicenter of...

#SierraLeoneDecides: Country votes for new president

Sierra Leone voters queued for hours in steamy humidity on Wednesday to elect a new leader they hope will bring an end to years...

Swedish Academy announces no Nobel Prize in Literature in 2018

The Swedish Academy has decided it will not award the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2018, and instead will announce the winner next year,...

Guinea-Bissau president dissolves government

Guinea-Bissau's President Jose Mario Vaz has dismissed the government following a row with the prime minister in the troubled country, a presidential decree said...
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