The coronavirus pandemic is accelerating in Africa, spreading to rural areas after international travellers brought it to capital cities, the World Health Organization said on Thursday.
Since South Africa went into lockdown four weeks ago to slow the spread of the coronavirus, hairdresser Nasreen Pillay has had no income.
In early March, Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde Gebremariam told an aviation conference in Addis Ababa the coronavirus pandemic was ‘a temporary problem’ — comparable to a natural disaster ...
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday urged creditors to grant a debt standstill for all developing countries, not just the poorest
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 warned, saying action now, will avert a major food crisis later.
European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen arrived in Ethiopia on Saturday, her first trip outside Europe since assuming her post ...
The Burkina Faso army said on Sunday it had killed 32 ‘terrorists’ in two operations in the north of the country, the latest deadly incidents in the West African country struggling to quell a rising militant revolt.
A high-profile delegation from Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has recently completed a tour to enhance humanitarian diplomacy in Africa.
Malaysia is exploring the possibility of making Qatar as its gateway to major markets in Africa, while at the same time, to be the Gulf state’s hub for the Southeast Asian region, an official of the Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (Matrade) has said.
Qatar Chamber has sent a trade delegation to Ethiopia and Kenya to promote Qatar’s economy and to open new channels of cooperation for Qatar businessmen to invest in the African continent and to find a new destination for Qatari products and other exports.
Rescue workers plucked more survivors from trees and roofs to safety on Thursday, a week after a cyclone ripped through southern Africa and triggered devastating floods ...