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A two-day-old baby has died of Covid-19 in South Africa


Posted: Thu, 21 May 2020 12:15:37 GMT
A two-day-old baby has died of coronavirus-related condition in South Africa, the government said Thursday.

Nigerian channel sanctioned over 5G conspiracy theory claims


Posted: Tue, 19 May 2020 15:07:25 GMT
British media regulator Ofcom has imposed sanctions against a channel founded by Nigerian megachurch preacher Chris Oyakhilome for airing "unsubstantiated claims" linking 5G to the coronavirus pandemic.

Lesotho PM resigns from office


Posted: Tue, 19 May 2020 12:29:00 GMT
Lesotho's Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has resigned after months of pressure over his alleged involvement in the murder of his estranged wife in 2017.

Tanzania hospitals overwhelmed, US Embassy says


Posted: Wed, 13 May 2020 18:39:29 GMT
The US Embassy in Tanzania, claiming that many hospitals in the main city Dar es Salaam have been overwhelmed in recent weeks, contends the risk of contracting Covid-19 there is "extremely high."

Fossilized human footprints found in Tanzania


Posted: Thu, 14 May 2020 15:01:22 GMT

A worker infected 533 others at a factory in Ghana


Posted: Mon, 11 May 2020 13:03:36 GMT

Nigeria man sentenced to death by Zoom


Posted: Thu, 07 May 2020 14:30:09 GMT

Sudan bans female genital mutilation


Posted: Fri, 01 May 2020 19:28:03 GMT

'Chaos' in Kenyan slum as Covid-19 takes toll


Posted: Wed, 29 Apr 2020 03:01:09 GMT
Nairobi's slums are home to the poorest of Kenyan society. Poor sanitation and overcrowding make social distancing an impossible task, raising fears about the potential spread of the novel coronavirus. CNN's Farai Sevenzo reports.

She discovered Nigeria's first confirmed Covid-19 case


Posted: Fri, 08 May 2020 11:58:27 GMT

Meet the Nigerian kids ingeniously remaking famous videos with household objects


Posted: Sat, 11 Apr 2020 08:47:30 GMT
A group of Nigerian kids are proving that when it comes to getting creative, less can sometimes be more.

Pregnant women in Madagascar get free transport to hospitals during coronavirus pandemic


Posted: Wed, 20 May 2020 14:23:30 GMT
Raholimalala Avotiana is rocking her newborn baby boy to sleep. It's her fourth day at the Maternity Hospital of Befelatanana in Antananarivo, Madagascar's capital.

Ghana's lavish funerals has gone online


Posted: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 11:24:13 GMT

How Makoko, a floating slum, went digital


Posted: Wed, 26 Feb 2020 11:50:30 GMT

Nigerian citizen: I prefer to die from Covid-19 than hunger


Posted: Tue, 21 Apr 2020 15:09:18 GMT
Nigeria's lockdown is making life increasingly difficult for the country's poor. CNN's Stephanie Busari reports from Lagos on the desperation many face.

South African health official: We can't repeat HIV failures


Posted: Wed, 29 Apr 2020 09:41:07 GMT
CNN's David McKenzie reports from South Africa where the painful lessons of the HIV/AIDS crisis two decades ago could help combat the current spread of Covid-19.

Coronavirus could hit African countries hardest, experts say


Posted: Mon, 16 Mar 2020 11:00:17 GMT
CNN's David McKenzie reports from the settlements of Tembisa, South Africa, where following basic precautions to fight the novel coronavirus can be "unrealistic."

Nigeria's tuk-tuk vehicle ban sparks chaos


Posted: Fri, 14 Feb 2020 00:38:50 GMT

'Sex for grades' scandal in Nigeria


Posted: Wed, 23 May 2018 16:32:19 GMT

These men protect Africa's endangered animals


Posted: Mon, 17 Feb 2020 16:53:24 GMT

Zambian radio group tackles big subjects on the airwaves


Posted: Wed, 12 Feb 2020 16:13:33 GMT
'Agents of Change,' a radio development program, is giving young Zambians the tools to enact change.

The woman bringing Nigerian creatives together


Posted: Fri, 06 Dec 2019 15:35:55 GMT