A South African inquiry into corruption during Jacob Zuma's time in power is seeking the former president's imprisonment for two years, after he defied a summons and court order to appear and give evidence.
Nigeria's airforce has said its plane, which crashed shortly after take-off from Abuja airport on Sunday morning -- killing everyone on board -- was on a mission to rescue the schoolchildren kidnapped last week.
"Hotel Rwanda's" Paul Rusesabagina appeared in court in Kigali on Wednesday along with 20 others accused of conspiring to launch attacks on Rwandan territory in 2018 and 2019, resulting in at least nine deaths.
Captured in the wild to be kept as high status pets in the gardens of hotels and private homes, gray crowned cranes are an endangered species in Africa. However, Rwanda successfully brought the birds back from the brink, thanks to the help of vet and conservationist, Olivier Nsengimana.
Captured in the wild to be kept as status symbol pets in the gardens of hotels and private homes, gray crowned cranes are an endangered species in Africa. However, over the past decade Rwanda successfully brought them back from the brink, thanks to vet and conservationist, Olivier Nsengimana.
South Africa has offered its stock of Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines to the African Union, a senior health official said, as the country pivots to using shots developed by Johnson & Johnson instead.
At least 60 people died when a passenger barge carrying more than 700 people became shipwrecked on the Congo river at night, Democratic Republic of Congo's humanitarian affairs minister said on Monday.
Guinea declared an Ebola outbreak in one of its regions on Sunday, after the West African nation confirmed at least seven cases of the disease, including three deaths, the country's National Security and Health Agency (ANSS) said.