Loading...
The Financial Express

South Africa partly lifts lockdown to try to fix battered economy

South Africa partly lifted a two month-old coronavirus lockdown on...

Armed bandits kill at least 18 in Nigeria's Katsina state

Armed bandits in Nigeria’s northwestern state of Katsina killed at...

Rwanda genocide suspect arrested in France after decades on the run

Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga, who is accused of funding...

Ghana president says one person infected 533 with COVID-19 at fish factory

A worker at a fish-processing factory in Ghana’s Atlantic seafront...

Kenya and Uganda hit by power blackout

Kenya and Uganda were hit by a power blackout on...

Niger’s labor minister dies from coronavirus

Niger’s Labor and Employment Minister Mohamed Ben Omar died from...

Nigeria extends closure of airports due to coronavirus spread

Nigerian airports will remain closed to international flights for another...

Ghana turns to drones to enable faster coronavirus testing

Ghana is using delivery drones from US-based startup Zipline to...

Nigerian president's chief of staff dies from coronavirus

The Nigerian president’s chief of staff died on Friday from...

Millions face hunger as African cities impose coronavirus lockdowns

Shehu Isah Daiyanu Dumus has run out of cash and...

Haiti to reopen textile factories despite coronavirus fears

Haiti will reopen its key textile industry next week, Prime...

South Africa says police caught in liquor sales after coronavirus alcohol ban

South Africa, which banned the sale of all alcohol and...

Morocco makes face masks compulsory due to coronavirus

Morocco made wearing face masks mandatory starting on Tuesday for...

Virus prevention measures turn violent in some African countries

Police fired tear gas at a crowd of Kenyan ferry...

Haiti hospital chief kidnapped amid virus emergency

The director of one of Haiti’s top hospitals was kidnapped...

Coronavirus: South Africa begins three-week lockdown

South African security forces have begun enforcing a three-week nationwide...

South Sudan imposes curfew amid COVID-19 pandemic

South Sudan has imposed a 30-day night-time curfew as part...

Mali reports first two cases of coronavirus

Mali reported on Wednesday its first two cases of coronavirus,...

Boko Haram militants kill 92 Chadian soldiers: President

Boko Haram militants killed 92 Chadian soldiers and wounded 47...

What Africa is doing to fight coronavirus

The World Health Organization has warned of the risk that...

Gas blast kills 15, destroys several buildings in Nigeria

An explosion at a gas processing plant on Sunday killed...

Grief, controversy mark anniversary of Ethiopian plane crash

The year since the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing...

Sudan’s PM survives assassination attempt in Khartoum

Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdok has survived an assassination attempt...