Nigeria arrests suspected student kidnappers

Three suspects behind the abduction of more than 100 students in the Nigerian state of Kaduna…

At least 23 dead after bus plunges off cliff in Bolivia

At least 23 people, including three children, were killed after a bus plunged off a cliff…

Malawi goes to the polls on Tuesday for historic election rerun

The country’s voters are back casting their ballots after a court ruled the 2019 elections invalid…

Yet more locust plagues on the way in East Africa

Swarms said to be of ‘Biblical proportions’ have already caused huge crop damage. Now favourable weather…

Lesotho Prime Minister Tom Thabane steps down – reports

Lesotho Prime Minister Tom Thabane has reportedly given in to pressure and resigned his post as…

East African countries count losses after devastating floods

As hundreds of thousands are displaced, experts worry about the implications in the response to coronavirus…

Zimbabweans unhappy with arrival of Lindela repatriation group

South Africa’s Minister of Home Affairs Aaron Motsoaledi’s decision to speed up deportations hasn’t made him…

Coronavirus cases in Africa surpass 50,000

South Africa tops the list with almost 8,000 confirmed cases as WHO expresses worry of community…

Tanzania opposition MPs to boycott Parliament after 3 MPs die

Main opposition Chadema party wants Parliament suspended and all legislators, staff and their families tested. Tanzania’s…

Mali elections: Constitutional Court confirms results

Despite attacks from armed groups and the spread of coronavirus, the runoff vote was held in…