The 13-year-old was serving a 10-year sentence handed down by an Islamic court for comments about God.
Doctors, nurses, mothers and social workers are apprehended after babies were sold for $5,000.
Sibusiso Moyo, the third Zimbabwean minister to die from the virus, was a potential successor to the president
A teacher was charged with fraud for describing himself as “African”.
France, Mali’s former colonial ruler, first intervened in the country in 2013 to help drive back jihadist forces advancing on Bamako.
United Nations officials report a worsening humanitarian situation in Cabo Delgado province, urging development.
After pledging allegiance to the Islamic State group in 2019, the jihadists escalated attacks, sometimes carrying out beheadings and abducting women and children.
The cardiologist, who works in Cape Town, once headed the apartheid-era secret germ warfare programme.
Britain said on Wednesday it was helping Kenya prepare to roll out the Covid-19 vaccine developed by Astrazeneca and Oxford University, as African nations race to ensure their populations are inoculated.
An Egyptian conglomerate worth billions of dollars invests $120m in the Right To Dream academy, founded in Ghana in 1999, with plans to expand in Egypt and the UK.
The southern African state has recorded a surge in cases since the end of the festive season.
According to presidential spokesperson George Charamba, Moyo died at a hospital from Covid-19 complications on Wednesday morning.
The Mail & Guardian spoke to Somalis about their relatives who disappeared after signing up for military training and fear they may have been killed
A lack of nuanced, in-depth analysis has in the past led to policy blunders – with disastrous consequences
South Africa is the worst-hit country in Africa, but has not yet started doing Covid-19 vaccinations.
Burying loved ones abroad or in a city far from their rural home is considered undignified.
The claimants allege a toxic discharge poisoned water sources and destroyed farmland.
Thirteen of Touadera’s 16 electoral rivals had filed a suit to the Constitutional Court over the provisional results.
A heavy Sudanese troop presence helped restore calm Tuesday in the Darfur region, local sources said, after three days of inter-ethnic violence claimed at least 155 lives and displaced tens of thousands.
We need timely and equitable access to the vaccines, one of Africa’s top health officials says.
Uganda’s government spokesman on Tuesday accused the US ambassador of breaching diplomatic norms and engaging in “mischief” over her attempt to visit opposition leader Bobi Wine, who is confined to his home.