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Dead animal carcasses lie outside of the village of Dambas in Kenya during a drought in 2006. Chris Jackson/Getty Images

Scientists Sound Alarm Over East Africa Drought

Every few years, it is devastating to watch the same tragedy: a weather cycle that brings debilitating drought and hunger to East Africa, threatening...
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South Africa Expresses Concern Over Guinea Coup

The South African government says it has noted with great concern the ongoing political and security situation in the Republic of Guinea, in Western...
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WATCH It Snow Down in Africa

For anyone outside of the continent of Africa who thinks it never rains or snows down in Africa… take a “Look at all of...
Snow Africa Lesotho

Snow Blankets Southern African Ski Resorts, More Like Alps than Africa

The snow has arrived in bucketloads in Southern Africa, transforming ski resorts into a winter wonderland that looks more like the Alps than Africa! About...
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Gunmen Reportedly Kidnap 150 Students from School in Nigeria

Distraught and heartbroken parents have told news agencies in Nigeria that their children have been plucked overnight from a boarding school and kidnapped. Around 150...
King Mswati of Eswatini (Swaziland)

SA Calls for eSwatini (Swazi) Security Forces to Exercise ‘Total’ Restraint

The South African government says it "notes with great concern" the ongoing political and security situation in the Kingdom of Eswatini, where protestors have...
Businesses Burn in Eswatini as Protestors Ignore Curfew

Eswatini Businesses Burn Overnight as Protestors Ignore Curfew to Protest Against...

Angry protestors in Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) have reportedly ignored a 6pm to 5am curfew set by the government on Tuesday night and are burning...
SADC Troops to Combat Mozambique Terrorism

Southern African Countries Agree to Send Troops to Combat Mozambique Terrorism

President Cyril Ramaphosa and other Southern African heads of state agreed on Wednesday to the deployment of the SADC's Standby troops to Mozambique to...
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A COVID-19 Vaccine Plant in Africa? This is What it Would...

The COVID-19 crisis has revived discussions on localising vaccine manufacturing to the African region to reduce the dependence on imports. The fact that Africa is...
Former Zambian president Kenneth Kaunda at the inauguration of former South African president Thabo Mbeki in 2004. EFE-EPA

Kenneth Kaunda: Last Giant of African Nationalism Leaves Mixed Legacy

Kenneth Kaunda, the former president of Zambia, who has died in hospital in the capital, Lusaka, at the age of 97, was the last...