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Tanzania’s Kwanza TV decries suspension for sharing COVID public notice by US Embassy

Tanzania’s online TV, Kwanza TV, has decried the move by the government to shut them down following coverage of a COVID-19 story. In a press...

Toxic chemicals used to beautify vegetables in Africa

Millions of people have been put at risk as food sellers across Africa use toxic chemicals to improve the look of foods example meat,...

Burundi adopts new approach to COVID-19 after Nkurunzinza’s mess

Burundi has adopted a mass testing approach to COVID-19, a far-removed approach from Nkurunzinza’s approach. Pierre Nkurunzinza, the late Burundian President, largely let his administration...

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COVID-19 cases in Africa exceed 500,000, Kenya now among ten worst-hit in the continent

Confirmed Coronavirus disease cases in Africa have exceeded 500,000. In the latest data from John Hopkins University and Africa CDC, the number of confirmed cases...

Madagascar goes back to lockdown after surge in cases

Madagascar has reimposed a lockdown after witnessing a surge of new COVID-19 infections. According to news sources, the country has placed its capital, Antananarivo (in...

Akufo-Addo, Ghana’s President, self-isolates after contact tests positive for COVID-19

Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo has gone into self-isolation after some of his contacts tested positive for COVID-19. According to a press release by the Information...

South Africa begins to reopen even as cases shoot upwards

South Africa has moved to reopen restaurants and other public places even as COVID-19 cases rise in the country. According to sources, restaurants and casinos...

Tanzania health ministry confirms closure of COVID-19 treatment facilities due to low numbers

Tanzania has shut down 74 out of 85 designated COVID-19 facilities due to low numbers, the country’s health minister has stated. The Ministry informed the...

Protests break out in Ethiopia over the murder of an artist

Ethnic tensions have risen in Ethiopia following the murder of Hachalu Hundessa, a prominent singer. According to News Agency, AFP, three people were killed and...

Chakwera is Malawi’s new president after beating incumbent, Mutharika

Malawi’s opposition leader, Lazarus Chakwera, has been declared the winner in the country’s Presidential election re-run. Dr Chakwera went up against incumbent, Peter Mutharika, after...

Uganda hits an impressive 91% COVID-19 recovery rate

Uganda continues its impressive fight against COVID-19 after posting 761 recoveries from 833 infections. Furthermore, he country has yet to report a COVID-19-related death since...

South Africa joins countries taking part in human trial Covid-19 for possible vaccine

South Africa becomes the latest country to join countries taking part in the human trial with the aim of getting a cure for the...

The Somali army not equipped to dislodge Al-Shabaab, states the US

On Wednesday, a report by the US State Department has said that the Somali army can't lack the ability to dislodge the Al Shabaab...

Fact finding mission into abuses in Libya

After mass graves were discovered recently in Libya, which are suspected to constitute war crimes, the International Criminal Court prosecutors have begun investigating the...

Andela closes all offices in Africa

Andela, which is one of the most renowned companies in Africa with its headquarters in New York, has been critically hit by the effects...

10 bodies discovered in mass graves in Libya

On Tuesday, director of the Department of Search for Remains of the Libyan General Authority for Research and Identification of Missing Persons, Lutfi Al-Misurati,...

South Africa passes 100,000 COVID cases, 1/3 of Africa’s cases

South Africa’s COVID-19 infections have now crossed 100,000. In their latest data, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases stood at 106,108. That followed two days...

One-year-old baby rescued from pit latrine in Tanzania

A one-year-old child has been rescued from a pit latrine in Tanzania. According to the Africa story live, the child was dumped into the pit...

The harrowing crisis of COVID-19 to Kenyans according to Infotrak

A survey by data company, Infotrak, has revealed that 87% of Kenyans are struggling to feed their families during this lockdown period. The survey was...

Anti-regime protests continue in Mali amidst rising COVID cases

Thousands of protesters continue to take to the streets of Bamako, Mali, to call for the resignation of the country’s President. The ongoing protests have...

Early interventions see Uganda put COVID under control

Uganda has reported an increase of 14 new COVID-19 cases, raising the country’s total to 755. In their daily updates, the country reported that the...

China offers African countries debt relief as a reprieve following the covid-19 pandemic

President Xi Jinping of China has promised to offer African countries a debt relief following the covid-19 pandemic. Mr. Jinping spoke during an Africa China...

Burundi to swear in Evariste Ndayishimiye as President

Following the sudden death of Pierre Nkurunzinza last week, Burundi will swear in the newly elected President Evariste Ndayishimiye today. Ndayashimiye won the hotly contested...

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Champions League: Manchester City suspended on historic decision

The Sports Arbitral Tribunal (CAS) has announced that it will issue its verdict this morning on the Citizens' appeal. A verdict that will...

Ruto betrays Kalenjins – Elders call on DP to stop viewing them as voting machines

Kalenjin elders have blasted deputy president William Ruto accusing him of viewing the community as voting machines. According to them, the DP is taking...

KeNHA locks down a section of Mombasa Road

The Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA) has temporarily closed down Mombasa Road's southern bypass for two days. The news comes after the upcoming groundwork road...

NMS boss and governor Sonko in new supremacy battle

Following the implementation of new development projects in the capital, governor Sonko, and NMS boss could experience a new supremacy battle. This comes after NMS...

Zindzi Mandela former South Africa’s Ambassador to Denmark and Nelson Mandela’s daughter dies

The daughter to former South Africa's President Nelson Mandela has passed on at the age of 59 years. The family of Zindzi confirmed her death...

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No chewing of Miraa and Muguka! – Presidential escorts given stern warning after reported COVID-19 cases at State House

Presidential escorts have been warned against chewing of Miraa and Muguka effective 6 July 2020. Through an internal memo by the Head of the Presidential...

Toxic chemicals used to beautify vegetables in Africa

Millions of people have been put at risk as food sellers across Africa use toxic chemicals to improve the look of foods example meat,...

I have been tasked to build 24 hospitals in 100 days and I will achieve it – NMS Director-General Mohamed Badi declares

Nairobi Metropolitan Services Director-General Mohammed Badi on Friday 10 July 2020 revealed his plans for the next 100 days as he strives to bring...

We will expel Babu Owino from the party if he is found guilty – ODM Secretary General Sifuna says

Orange Democratic Movement party Secretary General Edwin Sifuna has stated that the party will expel one of their own, Embakasi East Member of Parliament...

Champions League: it looks very complicated for OL, more favorable draw for PSG!

After several months of sleep, the Champions League is back! If it will be necessary to wait for the month of August for...

Mutahi Kagwe risks spending 6 months in jail after court finds him guilty

Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe is starring at six months in prison after the Labour and Employment court found him guilty. Justice Onesmus Makau found...
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