South Africa records 2,810 new virus cases, 259…

The number of established coronavirus cases in South Africa surpassed 568,900 Wednesday after 2,810 new infections had been reported.   Some 259 human beings succumbed to COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the complete number…

DRC announces withdrawal of Zambian troops from their…

Zambian troops occupying two villages in the southeast Democratic Republic of Congo have withdrawn after regional mediation led to a step forward in a long-running border dispute, the Congolese authorities has announced. Fighting broke out…

Suicide car bombing kills 9, injures 14 in…

At least nine people had been killed and 14 others injured on Saturday in a suicide vehicle bombing in the Somalian capital, officers said. Salad Mohamed, a senior police officer in Mogadishu advised KnowAfrika via…

Egypt: COVID-19 deaths close to 5,000

Fatalities from the novel coronavirus rose to 4,971 in Egypt, the nation’s fitness officers said Saturday. Twenty people died and 141 others have been recognized with the virus in the previous 24 hours. Total cases…

Ivory Coast: Ouattara declares candidacy for 3rd term

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara introduced Thursday that he will run for a 1/3 term, no matter in the past pointing out otherwise.  In a televised tackle marking the country’s sixtieth anniversary of independence, Ouattara…

Gambia shuts borders as Coronavirus cases rise

Gambian President Adama Barrow declared a country of emergency Wednesday, shutting his country’s borders and airspace amid a rise in coronavirus cases.   COVID-19 instances in Gambia have surged over 60% in the final seven…