WHO: Increase of yellow fever in Angola

Yellow fever is spread by the same mosquito species responsible for transmitting the Zika virus throughout the Americas.

EU calls on Botswana to rethink death penalty

The EU issued the statement after the execution of Patrick Gabaankanye following his March 2014 conviction for the aggravated murder of a 75-year old blind man during a robbery.

UN Security Council lifts Liberia arms embargo

The move rewards the sustained progress made rebuilding the country since the 1999-2003 civil war.

Mozambique government and Renamo resume talks

The next step is a face-to-face meeting between President Filipe Nyusi and Alfonso Dhlakama.

Africa’s economic prospects good: Ban Ki-moon

The UN chief said on Africa Day that growth is projected to increase to 4.4 percent in 2016 from 3.7% last year.

China holds key to Africa's renewable energy

'China’s approach of doing things in a big way has made the country become the leader in the world by availing affordable energy to the populations.'

Mugabe will lead from the grave says First Lady

Grace said Mugabe had been chosen by God because he was a principled leader who was loyal and loved the people of Zimbabwe and Africa at large.

Report: Global food system in need of overhaul

More than two billion people suffer from micronutrient deficiencies – mainly vitamin A, iodine, iron and zinc – and more than two billion people are overweight or obese.


Human rights for women high on Pan-African Parliament’s agenda

The legislative organ of the AU, Pan-African Parliament, has placed eliminating human rights violation experienced by women living in Africa at the top of its agenda.


Ten things you need to know about Africa Day

Why do we celebrate Africa Day on May 25 every year? Let's take a brief look at the history of the day, and the recent history of the continent


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