Malawian Millionaire “Prophet” Released Without Conditions

By Kizzi Asala with AFP Free to Go on A Legal Technicality Malawian millionaire preacher Shepherd Bushiri - who is also currently a fugitive...

Another Egyptian rights group member arrested

by bbcafrica A senior member of an Egyptian rights group has been arrested, days after two of his colleagues were detained.

Tigray crisis: Somalia sacks foreign minister

BBC Monitoring The world through its media Somali Prime Minister, Mohamed Hussein Roble, has sacked Foreign Affairs Minister, Ahmed Isse Awad, hours after a row over the country’s position...

Mali activists, army feud over composition of interim parliament

By Ronald Lwere Kato In Mali, a new political storm is forming as political parties and activists are locked in a standoff with the military over the composition...

Mozambique denies fears of assets seizure over debt

Jose Tembe BBC News, Maputo Mozambique’s Finance Minister, Adriano Maleiane, has dismissed fears that China might seize the country's assets in case of a payment default for loans.

B. Faso: Sahel towns struggle to contain IDP’s

By Rédaction Africanews Sahel towns in Burkina Faso are struggling to cope with a massive influx of new inhabitants. Locals are beginning to flee...

Fela Kuti’s party revived after #EndSARS campaign

by bbcafrica The #Endsars protests in Nigeria may have been halted by the strong action taken by army and police, but many activists are...

African authors upbeat after missing out on Booker Prize

by bbcafrica Two African authors who were finalists for the Booker Prize 2020 have expressed optimism after missing out on the prize.

Ethiopia: WHO boss denies backing dissidents in Tigray

By Rédaction Africanews Ethiopia on Thursday said its forces had won a string of victories as they closed in on Mekelle, capital of Tigray state.

Cricket: Three South African players in isolation

By Rédaction Africanews A South Africa cricketer has tested positive for Covid-19 and two other players who have been in close contact with him are now in isolation...

Ethiopia accuses WHO chief of backing TPLF

BBC World Service Ethiopia's army chief has accused the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) of lobbying in favour of the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF), which is...

Somalia withdraws statement backing Ethiopia

Abdi Dahir BBC Monitoring, Nairobi Somalia has sent mixed messages on its stand on the conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray state after its foreign affairs ministry retracted a statement that...

Liberia court cancels vote to cut president’s term

BBC Monitoring The world through its media The Liberian Supreme Court has ruled in favour of the opposition to postpone a referendum on constitutional changes to decrease the length...

Mozambique Islamist insurgency displaces 500,000

Jose Tembe BBC News, Maputo Mozambique's Prime Minster Carlos Agostinho do Rosario has said that more than 500,000 people have been displaced by the militant Islamist insurgency in the...