MV Wakashio ran aground on coral reef on 25 July and is now leaking oil.
Chad’s President Idriss Deby has said that Boko Haram jihadists would continue to wreak havoc in the Lake Chad region despite a huge military offensive against the group earlier this year.
A journalist is instrumental in the introduction of an address system which could help save lives.
The state of King Mswati’s health is just one of many contentious issues that cannot be reported on in eSwatini
France is sending specialist teams and equipment to help Mauritius deal with a fuel spill.
A huge blast rocked a military base in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu near a stadium on Saturday.
The country’s fight against Covid-19 was initially celebrated, but the public mood has now soured.
The country usually exports 10 000 tonnes of the crop each year. But Covid-19 rules have stopped the trade and are ruining farmers
Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara’s decision to run for a third term in October’s presidential election triggered outrage on Friday among opposition and civil society groups, who labelled it a ‘coup’ that risked tipping the country into chaos.
Coronavirus has now infected more than one million people in Africa, but hopes that the pandemic may be peaking in some countries are mingled with fears of a second wave.
DR Congo’s Neeskens Kebano says he never gave up hope of making an impact at Fulham as he helped them to promotion.
South African police fired rubber bullets and stun grenades to disperse dozens of protesters outside the Zimbabwean embassy in Pretoria on Friday, an AFP photographer has said.
Emmerson Mnangagwa has accused ‘dark forces’ of destabilising the country
The airline he jetted to Abuja with said it mistook the music star for a judge with the same surname.
Imam Mahmoud Dicko has emerged as the leader of a movement seeking President Keita’s departure.
A number of Zimbabwean journalists and activists have been arrested as President Emmerson Mnangagwa cracks down on anti-government sentiment and protest action.
Almost 150 people were extrajudicially killed by Malian and Burkinabe security forces in Mali between April and June, the UN has said.
Countries with high infections relative to the size of their populations are South Africa, Djibouti, Gabon, Cape Verde and Sao Tome and Principe.
Covid-19 is inspiring young creatives to find new ways of showcasing their talents using technology.
South Africa accounts for more than half of all cases, while Tanzania’s lack of data is a “concern”.
The sessions wrap up around dawn, when those attending are sent home with strict orders to self-quarantine.