Coronavirus has now spread to dozens of the 47 countries of the WHO Africa region, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on … Read more
Africa’s cases of the coronavirus rose above 1,000 on Saturday while two heads of state appeared to defy their own travel restrictions to attend another … Read more
The locust crisis that has now reached 10 countries could carry on to endanger millions more people, said Keith Cressman, locust forecasting expert for the … Read more
Africa will likely see higher numbers of coronavirus cases in coming weeks because of the likelihood some are slipping through the net, the head of … Read more
Africa should “prepare for the worst” as the coronavirus begins to spread locally, the World Health Organization’s director-general has warned, while South Africa became the … Read more
An increasing numbers of African countries are confirming coronavirus cases, prompting many to announce measures to control the spread of the virus.
Ghana is the … Read more
Cases of the new coronavirus are ramping up in Africa, with six new countries announcing confirmed infections in the past 24 hours.
Across Africa, at … Read more
Whether it’s a matter of faulty detection, climatic factors or simple fluke, the remarkably low rate of coronavirus infection in African countries, with their fragile … Read more
African leaders have decided to work on deploying 3,000 troops to West Africa’s troubled Sahel region as extremist attacks surge, an African Union official said … Read more
The European Commission has announced today €10 million more to respond to one of the worst Desert Locust outbreak in decades in East Africa. The … Read more
Along with climate shocks, conflict and acute food insecurity, the East Africa region now faces a hunger threat from desert locusts, top UN relief officials … Read more
The IMF predicts that the global growth is expected to increase modestly from 2.9 percent in 2019 to 3.3 percent in 2020 and 3.4 percent … Read more
The United Nations has warned if the locust swarms spreading across East Africa are not stopped now it could affect millions of people and cost … Read more
Four countries in Africa have licensed an Ebola vaccine to “cement hard-fought progress” in keeping their people safe from the deadly disease, the World Health … Read more
A vessel operated by Hamburg-based Bernhard Schulte Ship management was attacked by two speedboats in the Gulf of Guinea on Friday.
The Maersk Tema was … Read more
Nearly one in six children around the world — 415 million children in all — were living in a conflict zone in 2018, more than … Read more
The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warned that nymph (baby) desert locusts maturing in Somalia’s rebel-held backcountry, where aerial spraying is next to unrealizable, … Read more
France announced it was bolstering its military presence in Africa’s Sahel region to counter jihadi violence.
French Defence Minister Florence Parly said in a statement … Read more
As locusts by the billions descend on parts of Kenya in the worst outbreak in 70 years, small planes are flying low over affected areas … Read more
U.S. President Donald Trump issued an expanded version of his travel ban on Friday that targets prospective immigrants from Nigeria and five other countries, a … Read more
Africa’s richest woman, Isabel Dos Santos, has been formally accused of embezzlement by prosecutors in Angola.
Attorney General Helder Pitta Gros said the allegations related … Read more
The European Commission is mobilising a humanitarian aid package of €22.8 million to help address emergency food needs and support vulnerable people in Eswatini, Lesotho, … Read more
The Times covers the unveiling of a new Cabinet of 17 ministers and eight parliamentary secretaries. Among the new faces, Byron Camilleri was appointed Home … Read more
Illum says that the real challenge of the eight Prime Minister since Independence starts now that the PL Leadership race is over. The paper lists … Read more
The U.N. envoy for West Africa and the Sahel says the region has experienced “a devastating surge in terrorist attacks against civilian and military targets” … Read more
Kullħadd quotes a survey which says that the majority believe that Joseph Muscat’s leadership brought a ‘positive change’ in their lives. The outgoing Prime Minister … Read more