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Ebola: DR Congo announces fresh cases

Health officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have reported a fresh Ebola outbreak in the country's northwest, just weeks before they...

COVID-19: South Africans queue, welcome sale of alcohol with songs

Long queues have formed outside shops selling alcohol in South Africa as restrictions on its sale are lifted for the first time in two...

Rwanda makes U-turn on easing lockdown

Rwanda has reversed its planned easing of coronavirus restrictions on Monday after recording the first death from the virus and a rise in new...

COVID-19: S’Africa delays school re-opening by a week

South Africa has delayed reopening of schools by a week to allow school administrators more time to prepare. Final year students in primary and secondary...

Gunmen kill 20 at Burkina Faso cattle market

At least 20 people have been killed in eastern Burkina Faso when gunmen stormed a cattle market on Sunday, reports say. Gunmen on motorbikes fired...

Ethiopian soldier kills man over ringing phone

An Ethiopian soldier shot a man dead in front of several people after his phone rang during a public meeting, Amnesty International says. It is...

54 killed by militiamen in Northeast DR Congo

At least 54 people were killed in an attack by the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) between the late hours of Tuesday and early hours...

AfDB: Akinwunmi Adesina and the ‘invisible’ Enemies

It is said that in the game of interest, the only loser is the one who has no one to protect his interest, the...

AfDB lends Mauritius €188 million for COVID-19 fight

The African Development Bank Group’s Board of Directors, on Friday, said it has approved a €188 million euro loan to the Republic of Mauritius...

Uganda gets World Bank $48m to fight Locust Invasion

The World Bank said its board of executive directors has approved $48 million to help Uganda fight a desert locust invasion threatening livelihoods. The funds,...

At least 1,000 people killed in S’Sudan Ethnic Clashes

No less than 1,000 people were killed in a single day during tribal clashes in the volatile nation of South Sudan, an official said...

Zimbabwe to audit COVID-19 donations

The Zimbabwe Government will audit all donations it has received in the fight against COVID-19 to ensure transparency and accountability. The Office of the Auditor-General...

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COVID-19: Nigeria Private jet operators lose over $5bn

Private Jets Nigeria (aviation service provider), has disclosed that the association had suffered five billion dollars financial lose due to the outbreak of COVID-19...