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Somali PM calls for unity to defeat terrorism after death of...

Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Roble has called on Somalis to unite in order to defeat terrorism after the death of four footballers in a...

Ugandan president directs military to oversee COVID-19 screening at int’l airport

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Friday directed the military to take over the COVID-19 screening at the country's Entebbe International Airport. Speaking during a televised...

Obstetrician groups recommend COVID vaccine during pregnancy

Two leading obstetricians’ groups on Friday recommended COVID-19 shots for all pregnant women, citing concerns over rising cases and low vaccination rates. The American College...

West African health officials race to vaccinate amid spikes

A resurgence of coronavirus cases in West Africa is hitting the region hard, inundating cemeteries where funeral numbers are rising and hospitals where beds...

Tokyo logs record 4,058 daily coronavirus cases

The Tokyo metropolitan government confirmed a record 4,058 daily coronavirus cases Saturday, with a spike in infections causing concern while the Olympics are held...

Rwanda lifts lockdown in Kigali and eight other districts

Following a cabinet meeting that convened on Friday, the Rwandan government resolved to lift the 15 day lockdown on Kigali city and eight other...

Mali’s prime minister sets plan to end crisis

Malian Prime Minister Choguel Maiga on Friday laid out a plan to end the country’s political crisis, pledging to improve security and conduct credible...

Tanzania identifies 550 covid-19 vaccination centre

Tanzania has listed 550 coronavirus vaccination centers as it rolls out a mass vaccination campaign on August 3 with priority given to health workers,...

Tunisia to reduce curfew hours as of August: official

Tunisia announced on Friday that the curfew hours in the country will be shortened by three hours and last from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00...

Nigerian sprinter Okagbare out of Tokyo Games after failing drugs test

Nigerian sprinter and 2008 Olympics long jump silver medallist Blessing Okagbare's Tokyo Games ended abruptly on Saturday morning after she was provisionally suspended following a positive...
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