The United Nations has confirmed that military forces are impeding humanitarian access to parts of Ethiopia’s war-torn Tigray region, after an exclusive CNN investigation revealed that Eritrean troops were coordinating with Ethiopian forces to cut off critical aid routes.
A court in Cameroon sentenced two transgender women on Tuesday to five years in prison for “attempted homosexuality” and other offenses after they were arrested for the clothes they wore in a restaurant, their lawyers said.
An ancient statue, believed to be looted from Libya during the civil war, has been returned to the country’s authorities.
Nollywood actress and filmmaker Genevieve Nnaji is among the cast of an audio adaptation of Broadway musical ‘FELA!’ premiering on the Clubhouse app this weekend.
Chad’s military claimed victory on Sunday in its weeks-long battle with northern rebels that led to the death of President Idriss Deby on the battlefield.
Tanzania’s new president, Samia Suluhu Hassan, on Friday stressed the importance of face masks in fighting Covid-19, ditching one of the most controversial policies of her late coronavirus-sceptic predecessor.
The head of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church has condemned his own country’s rulers in a video recorded by the director of a US-based charity, saying “they want to destroy the people of Tigray” with actions of “the highest brutality and cruelty.”
The funeral pyres in New Delhi tell the tragic story of an uncontrolled Covid-19 wave.
Halima Cisse, a 25-year-old Malian woman who gave birth to nine babies in Morocco on Tuesday, is in good health. Her nonuplets, five girls and four boys, have a way to go, according to Youssef Alaoui, the medical director of Casablanca’s Ain Borja clinic, where the babies were born.
The kidnappers of at least 20 students abducted in Nigeria have threatened to kill the remaining hostages if their ransom demands are not met, the brother of one of the captives has told CNN.
A French journalist who disappeared in Mali last month said in a video that emerged on social media Wednesday that he had been kidnapped by a jihadist group and pleaded for help from French authorities.
A toddler laid to rest with their head on a pillow in a cave in eastern Kenya is thought to be the oldest human burial ever found in Africa.
A woman from Mali has given birth to nine babies — two more than the seven that ultrasounds had detected — according to the country’s Ministry of Health.
South Africa will clamp down on captive lion breeding after a review panel concluded the industry risked the conservation of wild lions and harmed tourism, the environment minister said on Sunday.