Over 5,000 deaths under Ethiopia’s Tigray blockade

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By Rédaction Africanews with AP Nearly 1,500 people died of malnutrition in part of Ethiopia's blockaded Tigray region over a four-month period last year, a new report by the region's health bureau says. The report also...

UFC heavyweight World Champion Francis Ngannou, pride of Cameroon

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By Rédaction Africanews with AFP Francis Ngannou is still the UFC heavyweight world champion. The Cameroonian beat Frenchman Cyril Gane on January 22 in California to defend his world title in the prestigious mixed martial arts...

Mali junta warns Danish, French against internal interference

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By AFRICANEWS with AFP Mali's junta has advised French Defence Minister Florence Parly to observe the "greatness of silence" after she accused the army leadership in the Sahel state of provocations. In an interview broadcast on...

President’s power grab could ‘explode’ Tunisia – opposition

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BBC World Service Tunisia's main opposition leader and speaker of the country's suspended parliament has warned of a social situation there that "threatens to explode". Rached Ghannouchi, head of the Islamist Ennahda party, also accused Tunisia's...

Row erupts online over African immigration to US

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Chiagozie Nwonwu BBC News Some 50,000 people have taken part in a combative conversation in Twitter Spaces on the topic of African migration to the US, which has generated wider discussions in Nigeria about the...

Burkina Faso: New leader gives first speech since ousting president

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The new military leader of Burkina Faso has promised a return to the normal constitutional order "when the conditions are right". Lieutenant Colonel Paul-Henri Damiba led a mutiny that ousted President Roch Kaboré on Monday. He...

Afcon 2021: Equatorial Guinea ‘show team value’ in run to last eight – Pablo...

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Equatorial Guinea midfielder Pablo Ganet says his side's team ethic more than makes up for the lack of big names in their squad. The Nzalang Nacional (National Thunder) beat Mali on penalties on Wednesday to reach the...

Malawi president excludes party officials from new cabinet

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Peter Jegwa Lilongwe, Malawi Malawi's President Lazarus Chakwera has named what he calls a "partial cabinet", in which he has left out several senior members. President Chakwera dissolved his entire cabinet on Monday amid a public...

Africa’s week in pictures: 21-27 January 2022

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A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent and beyond:

DHL Global Forwarding, Freight South Africa Certified As Top Employer 2022

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For the third time in a row, DHL Global Forwarding, Freight was recognized as a Top Employer by the Top Employer Institute Due to the successful implementation of HR best practices, the company also receives...

South Africans Are Keen To Go On An Immediate Trip To Countries Opening Their...

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The announcement of South Africa being removed from the red list of the UK and a number of other countries has resulted in an immediate increase in searches for flights from South African travellers....

Infobip Provides Chat Banking Solution To Fintech Start-up Afridig Wallets To Drive Affordable Financial...

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Infobip, a global cloud communications company for businesses and a leader in omnichannel customer engagement, has implemented a WhatsApp-based chat banking solution for fintech start-up Afridig Wallets. Afridig founder and head of product development Zwelabantu...

High Five For Simple Ways To Save Money In 2022

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Hands up if “save money” was one of your New Year’s resolutions for 2022… and how’s that going so far? It’s an admirable and important ambition but with the price of food, fuel, electricity...

A new start in Ivory Coast for Burkinabe refugees fleeing jihadists

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By Rédaction Africanews Thousands have abandoned their homes, their crops and their belongings: driven out by deadly jihadist attacks, more than 6,000 people have left southern Burkina Faso in recent months, walking to Ivory Coast...