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South African Scientists Discover New COVID-19 Variant With Multiple Mutations

Scientists in South Africa said Thursday they had detected a new Covid-19 variant with multiple mutations, blaming it for a surge in infection numbers. “Unfortunately...

Coup: AU Suspends Sudan

The African Union (AU) said it had suspended Sudan’s participation in its activities until the country’s civilian transitional government “is restored”. The AU said in...

Sudan’s Military Takes Power In Coup 

Sudan’s military seized power Monday, dissolving the transitional government hours after troops arrested the prime minister. Thousands of people flooded into the streets to...

Mali Interim Govt Expels ECOWAS Rep

Mali’s interim government has expelled the representative of West African bloc ECOWAS from the conflict-ridden and coup-prone country, the government said, over actions incompatible...

Zuma Leaves Prison To Attend Brother’s Funeral

South Africa’s jailed ex-president Jacob Zuma was allowed to leave prison on Thursday to attend his brother’s funeral, the government said. Zuma, 79, was sentenced...

Assassination Attempt On President Foiled

The prosecutor general’s office in Madagascar has said it foiled an assassination attempt on President Andry Rajoelina, and arrested several “foreign and Malagasy” suspects. Two...

Tragedy: 13 killed In Petrol Tanker Explosion

Thirteen people were killed and others seriously burned when a “huge fireball” engulfed a crowd in Kenya as they siphoned fuel from an overturned...

Mother Throws 2-Year-Old Toddler From Burning Building

A 2-year-old girl survived unharmed after her mother threw her to safety as they escaped a burning high-rise building in the South African city...

16-Year-Old Boy Impregnates 16-Year-Old Twin Sisters

A Facebook user, Ayisha Toginia has shared on her page the story of 16-year-old twin sisters in the English-speaking part of Cameroun who were...

Court Jails Two Soldiers Over Death Of 107 People

Two Equatorial Guinea soldiers were handed lengthy prison sentences after being found guilty of homicide and negligence over a huge explosion at a military...

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