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WHO sounds alarm at spread of coronavirus in Africa

The World Health Organization voiced alarm Monday at the spread of COVID-19 in Africa, warning that South Africa's surging numbers could be a "precursor"...

Mnangagwa gets rid of energy minister Gumbo amid power cuts, fuel crisis

HARARE, May 15 ‑ President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Tuesday night dropped energy and power development minister, Joram Gumbo, amid crippling fuel shortages and power...

Bashir fails to appear in court, trial postponed to August 17

JOHANNESBURG, August 1 – The trial of Omar al-Bashir, the ousted leader of Sudan who failed to appear in court on Wednesday due to...

Israeli premier seeks to strengthen security ties with Ethiopia

JOHANNESBURG, September 2 - During Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s visit to Israel on Sunday, his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu called for stronger security...

MDC Alliance leader Chamisa snubs Mnangagwa talks

HARARE, February 7 ‑ Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa on Wednesday snubbed talks called for by President Emmerson Mnangagwa to discuss possible solutions to Zimbabwe's...

Idai death toll hits 139 in Zim, corpses allegedly floating into Mozambique

HARARE, March 21 ‑ The official death toll from Cyclone Idai has hit 139 in Zimbabwe, with fears that the figure could rise, a...

SEACOM partners with Vodacom to expand reach across Africa

JOHANNESBURG, October 16 - Telecoms company SEACOM and Vodacom Business Africa, the enterprise-focused subsidiary of mobile communications company Vodacom, said on Wednesday they had...

DRC military launches attack on militia group in east of country

JOHANNESBURG, November 1- The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) army has launched a military offensive from Beni in North Kivu province, which borders Uganda...

Mali president tries to calm unrest with court dissolution

Mali's embattled president announced the dissolution of the constitutional court in an attempt to calm the major civil unrest gripping the vulnerable African country,...

Kofi Annan peace forum discusses peace and security in Africa

JOHANNESBURG, September 18 – The Kofi Annan International Peace Keeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) has discussed evolving trends in peace and security in Africa at...

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