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Burkina Faso president Kabore wins re-election...

Kabore won a large outright majority in the first round of the presidential election on Sunday, obviating the need for a runoff ballot.

Sory Bamba: Malian music's forgotten great...

One of the original modernisers of Malian music, the 82-year-old infused traditional sounds with funk and jazz. He was also a dedicated talent scout.

Mali ex-president Amadou Toumani Toure dies...

A doctor in Bamako said the former leader had recently undergone heart surgery in the city's Luxembourg Hospital, which he had helped to found.

Africa Cup of Nations fixtures, standings...

Africa Cup of Nations matchday 3 and 4 qualifying fixtures between November 11 and 17 and standings (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against,...

Two sentenced to death over 2015 Mali attacks...

After the announcement of the guilty verdict, Fawaz Ould Ahmed and his co-defendant, Sadou Chaka, were sentenced to death.

Burundi ex-leader sentenced to life over...

Aside from Buyoya, 18 high-ranking military officials and civilians who were close to him received the same sentence.

23 killed in central Mali attacks

A government official based in the region, who declined to be named, said that the civilians happened to be travelling ahead of the military convoy when...

Africa roundup: Liverpool star Keita tests...

A spokesman for the national football federation confirmed that Keita had contracted the virus and was self isolating.

African Union lifts post-coup suspension...

The sanctions included border closures and a ban on commercial trade and financial flows but not basic necessities, drugs, equipment to fight coronavirus,...

Africa roundup: Coach Halilhodzic hails Morocco...

Here, AFP Sport rounds up national team, league and cup news from the continent.

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The health minister, Dr Ruth Aceng, urged health workers to use the new facilities to save the newborns.