Thousands of Zimbabweans ‘deemed stateless’

Shingai Nyoka BBC News, Harare Thousands of Zimbabweans are struggling to access education, healthcare and housing because they have been classed as stateless, Amnesty International says.

Congo’s long-time leader sworn in for another term

The president of Congo-Brazzaville, Denis Sassou-Nguesso, has been sworn in for a fourth consecutive term. Social embed from twitter https://twitter.com/PR_Congo/status/1383032111221899265?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1383032111221899265%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.bbc.com%2Fnews%2Fworld%2Fafrica He...

Friends & Family Toast to Amaju Pinnick’s Career as He Moves on to FIFA...

Following the appointment of Amaju Melvin Pinnick as a representative of Africa on the FIFA Executive council, friends, colleagues and partners celebrated him at a star-studded event.

The Chadian women crushing gravel to make ends meet in dust and heat

By Rédaction Africanews In one hand Idjele grips a heavy hammer, in the other a block of concrete that she smashes into pieces with heavy blows that narrowly...

Uganda govt acknowledges the arrest of over 1,000 people

By Rédaction Africanews with AFP Three month after the presidential elections, the Government of Uganda has acknowledged that over 1,000 people were detained prior to the elections.

Isaac Atanga: Ghanaian insists MLS was ‘best choice’ for him

By Ibrahim Ridwan Asante Football Writer, Toronto When Major League Soccer (MLS) side Cincinnati FC signed Ghanaian youngster Isaac Atanga on 31 March from Danish top-flight side Nordsjaelland it...

Ghanaian actress jailed for posting a nude photo

Favour Nunoo BBC Pidgin, Accra Ghanaian actress Rosemond Brown, popularly known as Akuapem Poloo, has been sentenced to three months in prison for posting a naked photo of herself...

Chad election: Voter turnout low in one district

By Africanews and AFP Voter turnout was low in one district in Chad's presidential election amid calls for a boycott by the opposition. The...

Boat sinks off Tunisia killing 20 migrants

Tunisian coastguards say at least 20 African migrants died when their boat sank off the country's east coast. Others are missing, but a search has been called off because...

F1 in Africa: The fast and the fragile

By Ben Sutherland BBC Sport Africa The second race of the 2021 F1 season is on Sunday with the Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix. Over the winter break, the head of...

Nigerians arrested for breaking Ramadan rules

Eight people have been arrested by Islamic police in Nigeria’s northern state of Kano for allegedly refusing to fast during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. The Hisbah police...

Much needed food aid reaches the Central African Republic

By Africanews and AP Relief for some in the Central African Republic after some 2,500 families in Grimari, a town hit by the violence that erupted after December's presidential...

Remembering the Duke of Edinburgh’s award in South Africa

By Rédaction Africanews Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh's funeral will take place on Saturday (17 April) at Windsor Castle. Philip, Queen Elizabeth II's husband of 73 years, died...

Gay couple fights Namibian government over surrogate-born twins

By Kizzi Asala and Africanews with AFP On a calm autumn afternoon, newborn twins Maya and Paula lay peacefully on a mattress at a Johannesburg house, blissfully taking...