Thursday, October 22, 2020

Mali president and PM ‘arrested’: Live updates

Al Jazeera - Malian soldiers have taken up arms and staged an apparent mutiny at a key base in Kati, a town...

These African World Heritage Sites are under threat from climate change

The Conversation - Very few academics or policy makers are talking about the impact of climate change on heritage. Yet heritage is essential for...

Grenade attack on Cameroon camp for displaced people kills 13

Al Jazeera - At least 15 people have been killed and six wounded in a grenade attack on a camp for displaced...
Mahmoud Dicko's speaches denouncing Keita's governance have electrified protesters

Muslim leader says Mali crisis can be solved without Keita exit

Al Jazeera - Mahmoud Dicko, the influential Muslim leader seen as the driving force behind Mali's protest movement, has said the country's...

West Africa bloc ECOWAS calls for Mali unity government formation

West African leaders have called for the swift creation of a unity government in Mali and a fresh vote after disputed elections,...

Tanzania presidential election to be held on October 28

Tanzania's election commission has set October 28 as the date for the country's highly anticipated presidential election. In a...

Sudan reports sudden drop in Nile waters flowing into its tributaries

Sudan has reported a drop in water levels in the Nile in what experts say could be the result of Ethiopia filling...

South Africans mark Mandela Day with focus on fighting COVID-19

South Africans on Saturday marked the Nelson Mandela International Day with a focus on fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. The...

Africa COVID-19 statistics: 594,955 cases; 13,246 deaths; 295,242 recoveries

By Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban /Africa News/ - There are now more than over 590,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus across the continent,...

Thousands protest in DR Congo over electoral commission appointee

Police have used tear gas to disperse thousands of protesters in the Democratic Republic of Congo capital Kinshasa, four days after five people were...

Mali PM promises to form an ‘open’ government amid mass protests

Malian Prime Minister Boubou Cisse promised to rapidly form a government "open to facing the challenges of the day", adding the death...

Ghana: President Self-Isolates … After Close Associate Tests Positive for COVID-19

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Saturday, commenced a14-day self-isolation after being exposed to an individual who has tested positive for coronavirus...

China pledges $2 mln to support Zimbabwe’s Cyclone Idai recovery efforts

China, through the United Nation Development Program (UNDP) has pledged an additional $2 million in humanitarian assistance for the victims of the...

6 Killed, 15 Injured in Somalia Bombings

At least five people were killed and more than eight others wounded when a government security checkpoint was bombed in Baidoa, Somalia’s...

Zimbabwe: Women Organise a Taskforce to Deal With Water Sanitation and Hygiene Issues During...

Women in Mabvuku has put in place a Women Action Taskforce in responding to non-availability of water in other areas of Mabvuku,...