Lesotho is ranked as one of the 30 poorest countries in the world, with a Gross National Income of US$2 740 per capita.
The Tigray rebels had been advancing on the capital, prompting many foreign citizens to leave.
First Capital Bank Malawi is offering Christmas bonuses to fully vaccinated staff and warned those still holding out against Covid-19 inoculations risk missing out on annual bonuses next year, according to a circular seen by Bloomberg.
The boat was carrying more than 50 people, most of whom were heading to an Islamic religious event
Hakainde Hichilema came to power on a wave of optimism. Has he delivered?
Nick Mwendwa steps aside as president of Football Kenya Federation (FKF) after being charged with four counts of fraud.
Nigeria’s public health authorities said the new Omicron variant was identified in samples from passengers travelling from South Africa.
Last week, journalists exposed corruption linked to Joseph Kabila. Now a judicial inquiry is looking into the former president’s link with a major bank
“We want those countries investing in South Africa so it is not a one-way process where South African companies invest in their countries,” said President Cyril Ramaphosa ahead of his West Africa tour.
The Gambia has witnessed a flourishing of democracy but its curious election system remains unchanged.
Huge progress has been made in treatment, prevention and understanding of HIV – but falsehoods still hurt people living with it.
If Parliament fails to outlaw homosexuality in Ghana, it “will be a pandemic”, with far-reaching effects, claimed anti-LGBTQI+ proponents during the ongoing public hearings in the country.
Thomas Thabane denies organising the killing of his estranged wife.
Football Kenya Federation head Nick Mwendwa is freed on bail after being charged with stealing $337,700.
African countries no longer want vaccine donations on short notice after China pledges billion doses
China has offered to deliver another billion Covid-19 vaccines to Africa, but AU member states say they no longer want ad hoc donations “with little notice and short shelf lives”.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Tuesday urged Tigrayan rebels to surrender, claiming government forces were nearing victory just one week after he vowed to lead military operations at the front.
One in eight of the world’s children – more than 300 million – live in conflict zones where they are at risk of becoming child soldiers, a charity warned on Tuesday, saying boosting school access was vital in fighting forced recruitment.
What does the ‘scramble’, between major powers, for influence in Africa and its resources mean for its people?
A lack of recycling facilities in Africa has spurred one Dutch company to import broken phones.
The countries affected by the ban are Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Monday he was “deeply concerned” as countries around the world imposed travel restrictions on southern Africa in an attempt to stop the spread of a worrying new Covid-19 variant discovered there.