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Tanzania issues alert over Ebola after new outbreak reported in Uganda

Tanzanian health authorities on Wednesday issued an alert over Ebola, a day after authorities in Uganda declared an outbreak of the deadly illness in...

Ghana records 4.8 percent GDP growth in Q2

Ghana recorded a 4.8 percent expansion in its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) during the second quarter (Q2) this year, according to data released by...

Tunisian judge postpones case against opposition leader

A Tunisian judge on Wednesday put off a terrorism hearing against the main opposition leader Rached Ghannouchi until November, and said he would not...

Senegal President urges world against dragging Africa into “new cold war”

Senegalese President Macky Sall on Tuesday urged the international community not to drag Africa into another cold war, but rather seek the continent for...

Equatorial Guinea abolishes death penalty

Equatorial Guinea has abolished the death penalty, state television announced on Monday citing a new law signed by President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo. Capital punishment...

Chad death toll in clashes between herders and farmers rises to...

Nineteen people were killed in fighting between herders and farmers in southern Chad earlier this month, according to a new toll released on Tuesday...

Uganda declares Ebola virus disease outbreak

Health authorities in Uganda on Tuesday declared an outbreak of Ebola after a case of the relatively rare Sudan strain was confirmed in Mubende...

Zimbabwe’s GDP to decline by half in 2022: IMF

Zimbabwe’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth is expected to decline by about half of its 2021 levels to around 3.5 percent in 2022, the...

South Africa’s foreign minister replaces president as delegation head to UNGA

South Africa’s Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Dr Naledi Pandor, will lead the country’s delegation to the 77th Session of the United Nations...

Death toll in Nigeria floods rises to 92

The death toll from widespread flooding in northern Nigeria’s Jigawa State has increased to 92, police authorities confirmed on Monday. Jigawa was barraged by heavy...