Liberia's future as stable democracy uncertain

The head of the UN Mission in Liberia called for international attention and support for the new transition government.

Kenyans first in Africa to get generic of latest AIDS drug

A generic of Dolutegravir is being given to 20,000 patients in Kenya before being rolled out in Nigeria and Uganda later this year.

Migrants feared dead in Niger's Sahara desert

It is not clear why the drivers abandoned their passengers, but rival militias and militants seeking money often stop migrant convoys and are a constant hazard for smugglers.

Sudan hopes US travel ban won't harm sanctions bid

The US Supreme Court on Monday partially reinstated President Donald Trump's travel ban imposing restrictions on citizens from Sudan, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Yemen and Syria.

Zimbabwe to commemorate Olympic Day with public sports participation event

Football, netball, volleyball, rugby, basketball and table tennis will be on offer, as well as displays of karate, wushu, cycling and judo.

Angolan police kill separatist: activists

Nearly 1,000 people marched at the weekend to protest against alleged police brutality towards campaigners calling for the independence of an eastern region.

Zimbabweans march on Pretoria embassy

The demonstrators are demanding the right to vote back in their home country.

Construction on wetlands ramps up water stress in Zimbabwe

Environmental activists in Zimbabwe say they are struggling to keep up with the rate of wetlands encroachment.


Record 65.6 million people displaced worldwide: UN

Tuesday is World Refugee Day and many of the displaced are fleeing conflicts in Africa. According to the UNHCR, thirty percent of the world’s refugees are in Africa.


Climate imperils Ethiopia's coffee output: study

If global warming continues unabated, up to 60 percent of land currently used to grow coffee beans will be unsuitable for production by the last three decades of the century.

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