Cape Town – From Eskom announcing stage 4 load shedding; to DRC ‘drunk’ soldiers running amok and killing at least 15 people in separate attacks… Read these and other stories making the headlines from around the African continent.
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Twenty million people are at risk of starvation this year as delayed rains worsen an already brutal drought in Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia, the UN warned on… Read more
South Africa’s government on Tuesday sought to reassure a worried public about efforts to help the east coast, where millions remained without water more than a week… Read more
Two drunken Congolese soldiers have gunned down a total of 15 people in separate attacks in volatile eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities said on Monday. One… Read more
An Egyptian court has reduced TikTok influencer Haneen Hossam’s 10-year “human trafficking” sentence to three years, a judicial source told AFP on Monday. While the jail time… Read more
A year ago, the West African state of Chad was stunned when its 30-year leader, Idriss Deby Itno died from wounds after leading an operation against rebels…. Read more
Algeria announced on Monday that the return of its ambassador to Madrid depends on “clarifications” from Spain regarding its recent policy u-turn on the disputed Western Sahara…. Read more
Senegal’s international airport has called on airlines to ensure that planes have enough jet fuel for return flights, amid a kerosene shortage in the West African nation. In… Read more
Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara on Tuesday said he had appointed Tiemoko Meyliet Kone, the governor of the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO), as his… Read more
Iyesatu Turay, who lives in a sprawling slum of corrugated-iron shacks in Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown, says she doesn’t have enough food to feed her family. Life… Read more
Eskom says it has implemented stage 4 load shedding after more generation units failed. “Regretfully, Eskom has just been forced to implement stage 4 load-shedding at… Read more
Kelly Rowland has taken to Instagram to share with her 2.8 million followers, some of the highlights from her recent trip to South Africa. The highlights… Read more