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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...

UN’s Libya peace envoy quits on grounds of stress

The UN's special envoy for Libya has resigned saying his...

Nigeria confirms first case of coronavirus

Nigeria has confirmed its first case of coronavirus, the health...

Egypt's former president Hosni Mubarak dies at 91

Egypt's former president Hosni Mubarak passed away on Tuesday at...

Sudan to investigate violence against protesters in Khartoum

Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok on Saturday ordered an investigation...

23 dead in Niger aid stampede: Officials

At least 23 people died in a stampede as Nigerian...

26 dead in central Nigeria attacks

A total of 26 people were killed in recent attacks...

At least 14 student killed in Kenya school stampede

Fourteen children were killed in a stampede as they rushed...