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Health authorities in Malawi have dismissed as false reports that first Ebola case has been recorded in the country's border district of Karonga.
The World Bank says Sudan must repay the $16 billion it owes to creditors before it will consider loaning the country more debt relief.
Uganda is set to immunize more than 18 million children against measles and rubella, in a five-day mass immunization campaign. The campaign, funded by the country's government, AVI - the Vaccine Alliance; the United Nations Children's Fund; and the
Three Africans are among the nominees announced by the IAAF for Male World Athlete of 2019.
A Chinese ground crew are in Zimbabwe to prepare 33 baby elephants for imminent shipment to China, according to sources near Hwang National Park.
Independent law professor Kais Saied has overwhelmingly won Tunisia's presidential run-off, according to a polling agency.
Kenya's rising debt has become a concern to the World Bank, with the international organisation warning Nairobi not to borrow more money than it can repay.
Rwanda has increased its women representation in Parliament, beating its current world record of 64 percent.
Uganda is considering the re-introduction of the Anti-Homosexuality Bill which proposes a life sentence for engaging in "homosexual activity". The bill also proposed the death penality for "aggravated homosexuality".
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has won the 2019 Nobel peace prize for his efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation.
Nigerian International music superstar, David Adeleke , better known as Davido, has announced securing an endorsement deal from a Nigerian diaper- brand for his unborn child.
Nigeria's technology ecosystem raised a total of $178 million in 166 investment deals in 2018, and the figures are rising in 2019.
Cape Town, which is determined to become the Halaal hub of Africa, is hosting the second Halaal Week
A global organisation funding the fight against three major diseases is hoping for 14 billion dollars in funding at a donor conference opening on Wednesday in the French city of Lyon. The Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria says that
In a first for the African continent, a full knee replacement operation has been carried out using the state-of-the-art Mako robotic arm assisted surgery system.
A senior lecturer at the University of Ghana is threatening to sue the BBC over a report that alleged he gave his students grades based on their willingness to engage in sex with him.
One of Africa's best-known social entrepreneurs is launching a new global forum designed to tackle world poverty and will hold the event in Kenya's Kibera, the continent's largest urban slum.
An Ethiopian Airline jet was forced to make an emergency landing after one of its engines caught fire. Boeing 767 aircraft landed in Dakar with all 90 passengers and crew aboard unharmed.
The largest mosque in West Africa has officially opened its doors, reports Construction Review Online (CR). It stands 255 feet, sits on a six-hectare site and can take in 15,000 worshipers inside and another 15,000 on an outside esplanade.
Rwanda's Mara Group launched two smartphones, describing them as the first "Made in Africa" models and giving a boost to the country's ambitions to become a regional technology hub.
Ethiopia announced plans to launch its own satellite by December, this year, for agricultural purposes.
Hundreds of thousands of people in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa are celebrating a festival widely seen as promoting peace and unity.
The tech giant said it removed 443 Facebook and 125 Instagram accounts, as well as 200 pages and 76 groups originating in the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Nigeria and Indonesia.
About 90 percent of cars, including those on display at dealerships in Nigeria were smuggled into the country by unscrupulous elements, says Nigeria's customs.
Zimbabwe is to introduce a new currency in November to curb current cash shortages in the country.
The US has reopened its embassy in Somalia nearly 30 years after it closed it after civil war broke out in the country.
An 18th Century Ethiopian crown will finally be returned home after being hidden in a Dutch flat for over two decades. It was discovered by now Dutch citizen,Sirak Asfaw, in a suitcase belonging to his fellow Ethiopian guest.
Nearly 210 million of old 1,000 shilling ($10) notes has been returned, the central bank announced. This means 7.3bn shillings became worthless pieces of paper, bank governor Patrick Njoroge said.
Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party will transfer ownership of the palatial home in Harare where President Robert Mugabe lived, to his family, the Herald newspaper quoted a party official as saying.
The Duchess of Sussex has spoken about the importance of supporting victims of gender-based violence.
At least 25 people have been killed, with a further 60 missing, after groups linked to Al Qaeda attacked two military bases in central Mali.
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja on a three-day state visit to South Africa following, to discuss the welfare of Nigerians in that country.
Car lovers from around the world splashed out more than $27 million at an auction Sunday for dozens of luxury cars seized from the son of Equatorial Guinea's president.
A gilded coffin looted by art thieves in the wake of the Arab Spring and unwittingly purchased by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York has been returned to the Egyptian authorities.
South Africa's Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini has said that those found guilty of rape should be castrated.
In 1997, Princess Diana walked through a field scattered with deadly landmines in Angola. The images became world-famous. Harry as retraced her steps over 20 years later
Baby Archie made his Sussex Royal Tour debut during a private meeting with Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu in Cape Town.
Self-proclaimed Prime Minister Nadera Awad Nasif has unveiled the Kingdom of the Yellow Mountain, a monarchy nestled between Egypt and Sudan in Africa, and named the king, Fawzy Al-Saud.
Airtel Seychelles unveiled the 30 metre structure at Anse Francois in Pointe Laure on the eastern side of Mahe.
Afghan group says US President Donald Trump's abrupt cancellation of peace talks will harm Washington more.
Identifying the key sources, pathways, hotspots, and impacts of marine litter and microplastics were the aim of a 10-day training in Seychelles to improve the data collection capacity of environmental officers.
Transnet Chairman Popo Molefe has told world leaders at the World Economic Forum (WEF) , that the state owned entity is self sufficient and does not need or depend on state bailouts.
President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday told the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa it was imperative that the countries on the continent fight corruption, in order to pave the way for more foreign investment that would help to ease inequality.
African women have called on business and state leaders at the World Economic Forum to head solution
Women from across the African continent have called on heads of states and business leaders at the World Economic Forum (WEF) to prioritise the safety of women and children in the continent.