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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.

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  • 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 13:48

    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.

  • Mon, 02 Nov 2020 14:14

    Ivory Coast: First Results Trickle In

    Guarded by a heavy police presence, Ivory Coast's electoral commission has started to announce the preliminary result of the presidential vote.