BY BBCAFRICA A medical association election in Nigeria has been interrupted by an armed group that destroyed voting booths and furniture. Local media reports that doctors in Enugu state said the group was paid for by one of the contenders.
By Chidinma Uchechukwumgemezu The number of COVID-19 cases on the African continent have surpassed 1 million, figures from the Centre of Disease Control (CDC) showed on Friday, with South Africa the worst-affected. Some 1,007,336 cases have now been confirmed, with 22,066...
By John Paul Ging Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Cheikh El Ghazouani has replaced his prime minister following the resignation of Ismail Ould Bedda Ould Cheikh Sidiya. The move comes after prosecutors received a key report investigating the activities of former head of...
By Agencies Seven persons were killed and 17 wounded in ethnic clashes over land rights in Kasai, a vast region in central Democratic Republic of Congo, local officials said on Thursday. The violence erupted on Wednesday in the village of Bakua...
By Agencies Rwanda uses robots to protect doctors, who treat COVID-19 patients through minimising contact, Health Minister Daniel Ngamije said on Thursday. Ngamije said this at a news conference in Moscow. “We have some health personnel who have...