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  • Tue, 03 Nov 2020 14:06

    Ex-Sudanese PM sent to UAE after contracting virus

    Former Sudanese Prime Minister Sadiq al-Mahdi has been transferred to the United Arab Emirates for treatment after contracting coronavirus.

  • Tue, 03 Nov 2020 13:57

    Seven killed in mass shooting in South Africa

    Police in the South Africa's city of Cape Town are investigating the killing of seven people in a shooting in the Gugulethu area.

  • Tue, 03 Nov 2020 13:55

    AU Commission chair condemns Ethiopia ethnic killings

    The chairman of the African Union commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has condemned recent killings in Ethiopia following inter-communal violence.

  • Tue, 03 Nov 2020 13:52

    Ugandan opposition figure whisked away by police

    Ugandan presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine, has been taken away by the police after he was cleared to run by the electoral commission, reports the BBC's Patience Atuhaire.

  • Tue, 03 Nov 2020 13:48

    Omar al-Bashir's lawyers 'allege prosecutor bias'

    Bashir has already been convicted of corruptionImage caption: Bashir has already been convicted of corruption

  • Mon, 02 Nov 2020 14:55

    Reports of scattered unrest as Ivory Coast holds vote

    ABIDJAN - Ivory Coast appeared to have averted large-scale violence on Saturday in a presidential election boycotted by the opposition, although there were conflicting reports of scattered unrest in the provinces.

  • Mon, 02 Nov 2020 14:50

    South Africa's Aspen agrees initial deal to make J&J vaccine candidate

    JOHANNESBURG - South African pharmaceutical company Aspen Pharmacare APNJ.J said on Monday it had reached a preliminary agreement with Johnson & Johnson JNJ.N to commercially manufacture its COVID-19 vaccine candidate, sending its shares higher.

  • Mon, 02 Nov 2020 14:36

    Tanzanian President Magufuli Receives Election Win Certificate

    The ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi party candidate - who according to the electoral body won 84% of the vote while rival Tundu Lissu of the Chadema party received 13%, affirmed his win and announced that he has no intention of seeking a third term.

  • Mon, 02 Nov 2020 14:32

    Kenya Sees Lion Cub Boom for the First Time in Decades

    Lion cubs have been spotted in prides from Kenya's Maasai Mara, Nairobi National Parks and the Amboseli park — with the number of lion cubs being born across the country suggesting a baby boom. Perhaps in part due to ongoing initiatives in the region, where conservationism positively meets tradition.