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Malawi President Elect Lazarus Chakwera

Malawi President Chakwera to visit Zimbabwe as part of regional tour

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Malawi President Lazarus Chakwera is due to visit Zimbabwe on a two-day official visit starting Wednesday as part of a regional tour following his...
A computer graphic rendering of the museum and its surroundings when it is expected to finish in July, 2021. Photo courtesy of Li Li.

Kenya mulls construction of museum on human evolution

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Kenya will construct a state-of-the-art museum in the scenic Rift Valley region to help showcase its archaeological treasures and boost post-pandemic recovery of the...
Rescued illegal immigrants are seen in Tajura, eastern Tripoli, Libya, Feb. 18, 2020. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Tuesday that Libyan Coast Guard rescued more than 300 illegal immigrants off the Libyan coast on Monday. More than 1,500 illegal immigrants have been rescued off the Libyan coast so far in 2020, said the IOM. (Photo by Hamza Turkia/Xinhua)

Millions of migrant workers stay put over COVID-19

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Nearly 30 million migrant workers in China have chosen to stay in their hometowns so far this year due to the impact of...
Athletics Championships

Kenya set to host test run ahead of Continental Tour

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Athletics Kenya (AK) will on Saturday host a test run to experiment with the country's level of preparedness ahead of the World Athletics Continental...
Makeshift Hospital

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide

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The following are the latest updates on the COVID-19 global confirmed cases in hardest-hit countries by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering...
Makeshift Hospital

Denmark’s Chief of Defense among 29 infected with COVID-19 after attending course

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Following the end of the yearly Chief of Defense's Security Policy Course, 29 of the 34 participants have tested positive for COVID-19, said...
Black Stars Training

Ghana’s Black Stars to play Mali, Equatorial Guinea in friendlies ahead of AFCON qualifier

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Ghana's men's national team, the Black Stars, will play Mali and Equatorial Guinea in the international friendlies on Oct. 9 and 12 respectively...
Medical workers treat a COVID-19 patient at the coronavirus unit in Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Center, Bnei Brak, April 13, 2020. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

Spanish health minister warns of “difficult weeks” ahead in Madrid due to coronavirus

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Spanish Health Minister Salvador Illa on Thursday warned that the region of Madrid was facing "difficult weeks" as it struggled to control the dramatic...
Two rhinoceros are seen in the Chobe National Park, northern Botswana, March. 24, 2015. The Kasane Conference on The Illegal Wildlife Trade was held on Tuesday in Kasane, the gateway to the Chobe National Park, with delegations from 35 countries and around 20 international organizations. (Xinhua/Lu Tianran)(azp)

Lack of economic opportunities fuel wildlife illegal trade: report

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Lack of economic opportunities and desire to provide for families were some of the reasons that led poachers to get involved in illegal wildlife...
Serge Gnabry (L) of Bayern Munich celebrates after scoring his team's third goal as Marc-Andre ter Stegen of Barcelona fails to catch the ball during the 2019-2020 UEFA Champions League quarterfinal match between Bayern Munich and Barcelona in Lisbon, Portugal, Aug. 14, 2020. (UEFA/Handout via Xinhua)

Esteghlal cruises into 2020 AFC Champions League Round of 16

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Esteghlal FC have cruised into the 2020 AFC Champions League Round of 16 with a comfortable 3-0 victory over Group A leader Al...

Zimbabwe bourse launches online trading platform to give investors more control of their investments

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The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) on Wednesday launched an online trading platform targeted at retail or individual investors. ZSE Direct will...
Staff unload Chinese medical supplies from an airplane at the Kotota International Airport in Accra, capital of Ghana, April 6, 2020. China's medical supplies for 18 African countries have arrived here on Monday, and are scheduled to be delivered to the other 17 countries within a few days. The beneficiary African countries are Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Gabon, Sierra Leone, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Cote d'Ivoire, Gambia, Liberia, Mali, Burkina Faso, Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Togo, Benin, Cape Verde, as well as Sao Tome and Principe. (Xinhua/Xu Zheng)

China has donated 2.9 million USD worth of medical supplies to Namibia in combating...

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Donations of medical supplies from China to Namibia against the COVID-19 pandemic are now roughly worth 50 million Namibian dollars (2.9 million U.S....
Makeshift Hospital

Health official says majority of Americans “remain susceptible” to COVID-19

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Robert Redfield, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), said on Wednesday that a majority of Americans remain susceptible...
Antonio Guterres

Tragic COVID-19 pandemic creates a moment of possibility: UN chief

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The COVID-19 pandemic is a tragedy, but it has also created a moment of possibility, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Wednesday, urging governments...
Carioca Championship - Flamengo v Bangu - Maracana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - June 18, 2020 Flamengo coach Jorge Jesus reacts during the match, following the resumption of play behind closed doors after the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Brazilian government approves return of fans to stadiums

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Football fans in Brazil could soon return to stadiums on a limited basis, the South American country's health ministry said on Tuesday. ...
Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi

Egyptian president calls for political settlement of major regional affairs

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Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said Tuesday that the various hotspot issues that weigh on regional peace and stability should be solved via political...
English Premier League

Real Sociedad confirm sale of Spain defender Llorente to Leeds United

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La Liga club Real Sociedad on Tuesday confirmed the transfer of defender Diego Llorente to recently promoted Premier League club Leeds United. ...
Europaba Big X

4 more countries join hosts of pan-EU medical stocks

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Denmark, Greece, Hungary and Sweden have joined Germany and Romania as host countries of the rescEU medical stocks, European Commissioner for Crisis Management...
UN General Assembly

General Debate of UN General Assembly opens

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The General Debate of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly opened on Tuesday with the theme of "The future we want,...
“Proponents of the New Paradigm in Africa have a new milestone to celebrate, with the opening of a new segment of the Mombasa-Kisumu Standard Gauge Rail (SGR) line in Kenya. On October 16, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta led a celebration to open Segment 2A, a 120 kilometer (75 mile) extension from the capital (and current terminus) of Nairobi, to Naivasha, a large town northwest of the capital. Opening of this—admittedly rather short—segment nonetheless brings the SGR project one step closer to its planned destination: Kampala, the capital city of neighboring, landlocked Uganda.”

Kenya’s private sector vows to accelerate adoption of circular economy

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Kenya's private sector on Tuesday vowed to accelerate the adoption of the circular economy in order to promote environmental sustainability. Karin Boomsma,...
United Nations

General Debate of UN General Assembly opens

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The General Debate of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly opened on Tuesday with the theme of "The future we want,...

Rescuers race to save 270 stranded pilot whales in Australia as one third of...

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Rescuers are racing against time to save lives as 270 pilot whales were stranded off the west coast of Australia's Tasmania and about...
UNICEF

UNICEF urges re-opening of schools in Eastern, Southern Africa

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The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday called on governments, parents, and teachers across Eastern and Southern Africa to urgently and safely re-open...
United Nations

UN Women chief calls for bold policies to prevent reversal of women’s cause

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UN Women's executive director, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, on Friday called for bold policies to prevent the reversal of women's cause as a result of COVID-19. ...
Beirut Blast

Focus of humanitarian aid after Beirut blasts shifts to mid-term: UN

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The United Nations and partners on Friday issued a report card on aid following the Beirut blasts and said the focus is changing to...

Zambia’s energy regulator refutes reports of impending fuel price hike

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Zambia's energy regulator on Friday refuted reports that it intends to effect a price increase of fuel by 20 percent. Kwali...
Covid-19

AU calls for solidarity with South Sudan against “paramount challenges” of COVID-19

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The African Union (AU) Commission on Friday emphasized the importance of African solidarity with South Sudan in face of "the paramount challenges it...
Emmerson Mnangagwa

Zimbabwean president refutes reports of political, economic crisis

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Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday reiterated that there is no crisis in the country which calls for foreign mediation. The...
Medical workers treat a COVID-19 patient at the coronavirus unit in Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Center, Bnei Brak, April 13, 2020. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

Second wave of coronavirus coming to UK, PM warns

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday warned that a second wave of COVID-19 in Britain is "coming in", and his government may...
Mining Arrest

UNICEF official in Lebanon warns of danger of illegal immigration

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The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Representative in Lebanon Yukie Mokuo warned of the danger of illegal immigration attempts by Lebanese children and...