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Burundi changes tack as president declares...

"Everyone must know the coronavirus is a pandemic which transmits easily, and which kills if you take it lightly."

'I'm going to jump': tensions on Ocean Viking...

"I was at sea for a long time. I didn't warn the family, who must think I'm dead," said Said, a 35-year-old Egyptian on the verge of tears."

DR Congo violence displaces over one million...

"The UNHCR urged the authorities in the DRC to strengthen the police and military presence in the east "to improve the security situation and hold the...

IMF warns pandemic set to undo decade of...

Activity is expected to recover in 2021, but countries first will have to get through a year in which many will see tepid growth at best, while those that...

Sixty years since historic Lumumba speech...

Lumumba, a leading member of the independence movement, entered the history books on June 30, 1960, the day that the Republic of Congo, as it then was,...

Malawi opposition leader sworn in as new...

Chakwera's election victory was a dramatic reversal of fortune for the incumbent, Peter Mutharika, whose victory last year was overturned by court.

Zimbabwe suspends mobile banking, stock exchange...

The shock announcement coincided with the month-end when people receive and withdraw their salaries via mobile phone banking.

Ghana leader apologises for embassy demolition:...

Nigeria's Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama on Monday summoned Ghana's top envoy Iva Denoo in Abuja to demand an explanation of the incident.

US concerned over Tanzania bid to 'stifle...

Also on Tuesday the government revoked the licence of the opposition-owned Tanzania Daima newspaper.

Zambia opens airports as tourism sector 'back...

Over the last 24 hours, Zambia recorded eight new coronavirus cases, for a total of 1,497 with 18 deaths. The number of recoveries now stands at 1,223....

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Autopsy finds cop suffocated black man as US braces for more fury

Autopsy finds cop suffocated black man as...

Minneapolis, United States - An autopsy found Monday that an African-American man whose death has set off nationwide unrest...