South Africa will enforce a three-week lockdown over coronavirus, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced Monday.
Egypt has declared a curfew starting from Wednesday, March 25) to counter the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. The north African country is one of the most impacted on the continent.
Chinese authorities have announced they will end a two-month lockdown of the most of virus-affected central Hubei province in April, as domestic cases of the virus continue to subside.
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia: A first planeload of protective and medical equipment donated to Africa by Chinese billionaire and Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma to help it fight COVID-19 arrived in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on Sunday (Mar 22).
FOR nearly two decades Zimbabwe has been reeling under a serious economic meltdown characterised by political upheavals, with the leadership and most African nations blaming these challenges on the economic embargo imposed on the country by western powers at the turn of the new millennium.
Kenya might be the largest economy in the region but Tanzania is home to the most dollar millionaires.
The United States has taken the soft power competition to Africa’s Zambia, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique where it plans to link the three countries with a network of high-speed trains.
Malawian authorities have mounted a crackdown on dissent ahead of the general election rerun on 19 May by arresting two prominent human rights activists, Amnesty International said today.
Malawi’s army is being hailed for protecting protesters who have been calling for electoral justice, following last year’s disputed presidential elections.
Countries around the world are stepping up efforts to tackle a new coronavirus that originated in China's Wuhan city.