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After long delay, Congo’s Tshisekedi receives COVID-19 vaccine

Congo's President Felix Tshisekedi has received his first dose of the Moderna (MRNA.O) COVID-19 vaccine, the government said on Monday, after a six-month wait...

South Africa loosens COVID curbs as third wave eases

South Africa will ease COVID-19 restrictions and shorten its nationwide curfew from Monday after a decline in infections, President Cyril Ramaphosa said in a...

Ivory Coast military helicopter crashes, killing five on board

A military helicopter crashed in northern Ivory Coast while on a reconnaissance mission near the border with Burkina Faso, killing all five crew members,...

Some Tunisian politicians say they oppose Saied’s reported plans

Some prominent Tunisian politicians on Friday came out against the president suspending or changing the constitution, as one of his advisers has said he...

Tunisian president plans to change political system, suspend constitution -adviser

Tunisian President Kais Saied plans to suspend the constitution and may amend the political system via a referendum, one of his advisers told Reuters...

Ethiopia says Tigrayan forces beaten in Afar, Tigrayans say they redeployed

Ethiopia said on Thursday that rebellious forces from the Tigray region had been defeated in the adjacent Afar region and had withdrawn, but the...

West African leaders due in Guinea as post-coup calm pervades Conakry

A delegation from West Africa's main political and economic bloc was due in Conakry on Thursday, a day after it suspended Guinea's membership in...

School term delayed in Nigerian capital zone amid kidnapping crisis

The start of the school term has been pushed back to an unusually late date in Nigeria's Federal Capital Territory (FCT) without explanation, after...

Somalia on edge as president, PM clash over intelligence chief

Somalia's two most powerful leaders were locked in a deepening standoff on Wednesday after they named different men to head the politically unstable Horn...

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