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Universities in Zimbabwe resume classes under strict guidelines

Some of Zimbabwe's universities will allow final year students to return to campus starting Monday in a phased reopening approach as the country starts...

Mauritania’s COVID-19 cases surpass 1,000

Mauritanian health officials reported on Sunday 102 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number to 1,049 in the country. Out...
Covid China Holds Discussions With African Ambassadors Over Fallout

China’s contribution key to avert post-COVID-19 disruptions

Strategic application of China's diplomatic, economic and technological prowess is key to facilitate a seamless transition to a peaceful and prosperous post-COVID-19 world, a...
Mapping Africa

Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases pass 180,000 mark

The number of confirmed COVID-19 positive cases across the African continent reached 183,474, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said...

Ethiopia’s confirmed COVID-19 cases pass 2,000 mark

Ethiopia's confirmed COVID-19 cases reached 2,020 after 86 more people were confirmed, the Ethiopian Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) said in a statement on...

Kenya’s quest to reopen economy hobbled by rising COVID-19 cases

The decision by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to extend anti-COVID-19 containment measures like curfews and partial lockdowns in the hotspots, highlighted the dilemma facing...
Covid Post X

COVID-19 cases in Ghana rise to 9,638 with 176 new infections

Ghana has confirmed 176 more COVID-19 cases, bringing the country's total caseload to 9,638 as of Sunday, said the Ghana Health Service(GHS). ...
Covid Vaccine

China to make COVID-19 vaccine global public good: official

China will make its COVID-19 vaccine a global public good when it is ready for application after successful research and clinical trials, a senior...
UEW Catholic Church

COVID-19: Churches divided on opening on June 7 for in-person service

Government's green light for the re-opening of religious centres on Sunday June 7, as part of efforts to ease COVID-19 restrictions, has divided opinion...

Malawi bans radio phone-in programs

The Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) has suspended all radio phone-in programs in the country on grounds of what the authority described as careless...

UN organizes cycling event in Tanzania to raise awareness on plastics, air pollution

The United Nations in Tanzania on Friday organized a cycling event aimed at raising public awareness on plastics and air pollution. The...

Chinese firm launches shopping festival in Kenya to boost linkage with consumers

Chinese construction firm China Wu Yi on Friday launched an inaugural shopping festival on the outskirts of Kenyan capital Nairobi to showcase its signature...

Zambia disaster management agency calls for assessment of disaster-prone areas before rains

A Zambian government agency responsible for managing disasters on Friday said it was dispatching a team of experts to three districts to conduct a...
agricultural productivity

Expert calls for mechanization of Kenya’s agriculture to boost food security

An expert on Friday called for mechanization of Kenya's agricultural sector in order to boost its food security. George Marechera, business development...
Kenya Wildlife Service

Kenyan wildlife conservationist decries environmental degradation

Kenyan wildlife conservationist on Friday denounced environmental degradation in the East African country. Paula Kahumbu, chief executive officer of WildlifeDirect, attributed the...
AFRICOM in the Sahel

U.S. airstrike kills 1 Al-Shabab militant in southern Somalia

The U.S. army said on Friday it has killed one al-Shabab militant in a precision airstrike on Wednesday in southern Somalia. The...

Malawi woman wrongly put on ARV to get compensation

A Malawi woman who was wrongly diagnosed and has been taking ARVs for three years is expected to get compesnsation from the government. ...

Chinese enterprises attend premier Zambian expo

Eighteen Chinese enterprises were among the 43 foreign firms attending a premier Zambian expo in the mineral-rich Copperbelt province, organizers said on Friday. ...
Mrs Jean Mensah The Chairperson Ec

EC Picks June 7 for Limited Registration

The Electoral Commission has announced that it would undertake a limited voter’s registration exercise in all the district offices and some selected polling centres...

Tanzania says working to bail out fishermen detained in Kenya

Tanzanian authorities said Thursday they are efforting to bail out 109 Tanzanian fishermen arrested in Kenya over the weekend in connection with illegal fishing. The...
illegal mining

South Africa to strengthen measures against illegal mining

South Africa is to strengthen measures to deal with illegal mining, Minister of Mineral Resources Gwede Mantashe said on Thursday. Illegal mining poses many dangers...

Kenyan bourse turnover swells on high foreign input

Trading at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) rose considerably on Thursday as turnover hit 9.5 million U.S. dollars from 32 million shares. Some 21 million...

South African government welcomes sentencing of triple axe muderer

The South African government on Thursday welcomed the sentencing of triple axe ,murderer Henri van Breda for three life sentences, the severest penalty for...

Kenya mulls strategy to reverse decline of exports to Tanzania

Kenya is planning to develop a strategy to reverse the decline of exports to Tanzania, the country's export promotion agency said on Thursday. Peter Biwott,...

Eritrea affirms commitment to peace agreement in border dispute with Ethiopia

Eritrean Minister of Information Yemane Gebremeskel said on Thursday his country maintains its position for the unconditional implementation of a peace agreement with Ethiopia...
Vice President Bawumia

Ghana confident of creating sub-regional petrochemical hub

Government of Ghana seeks to transform its downstream petroleum sector into what will make the country the petro-chemical hub of the West African sub-region,...

Ghana UP three places in FIFA world rankings

Ghana moved up three places to rank 47th in the latest FIFA world rankings released on Thursday. The Black Stars climbed three places from the...

Ghanaian government dissolves GFA over corruption allegations

The Ghanaian government has dissolved its football association and suspended the local premier league with immediate effect, Isaac Kwame Asiamah, the Minister for Youth...
Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin will pay a state visit to China and attend the 18th Meeting of the Council of Heads of State of...

Egypt’s newly appointed PM Mostafa Madbouli

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi on Thursday assigned Housing Minister Mostafa Madbouli to form a new government, an appointment which makes Madbouli Egypt's de facto...