US to pull its troops out of Niger

After the coup, the authorities have joined Mali and Burkina Faso juntas in ending military deals

Heatwaves exact a heavy toll in West Africa

Temperatures soar to highest in 200 years in parts of the region

LGBTQ+ Ghanaians await ruling that could load the gun aimed at them

Parliament unanimously passed a bill restricting gay rights in February, but President Nana Akufo-Addo has delayed signing it

Tanzania, Rwanda and Zimbabwe join African recall of cough syrup

The countries join Nigeria, Kenya and SA in recalling the same batch of the syrup

USAID set to increase funding for conflict in Sudan

Additional $100m will go toward emergency food assistance, nutrition support and other life-saving aid

Protesters in Niger demand US exit as Russian troops arrive

The arrival of Russian military instructors and equipment is further evidence of the cabal’s openness to closer co-operation with Moscow

This is why is Sudan still at war a year on

The warring parties are also in competition for sprawling business interests that reach beyond Sudan’s borders

Kenya latest to recall J&J cough syrup over suspected toxicity

Nigeria’s health regulator earlier this week pulled the SA-made product

EU gives coffee exporter Uganda $43m

The grant will help Africa’s largest coffee exporter comply with forest policy

Jury still out on Zimbabwe’s latest currency

The Zimbabwe Gold replaces the Zimdollar, which has lost about 80% of its value so far in 2024

Mozambique ferry disaster claims 94 lives

The capsized vessel was an overloaded fishing boat and was not licensed to transport people, says Maritime Transport Institute administrator

Three Sadc soldiers die in mortar attack in DRC

The dead and three injured soldiers were all said to be from Tanzania, which contributes to the force with SA and Malawi

Ivory Coast braces for deforestation law as EU presses ahead

Companies will need to prove their goods were not grown on deforested land

WATCH: Energy, mining & aviation industries march on in Africa

Business Day TV speaks to Nicholas Norbrook, managing editor of The Africa Report

Rwanda commemorates 1994 genocide

President says the conditions to led to the mass killings will not be allowed in the country’s politics again

Somalia expels Ethiopia envoy, shuts consulates over Somaliland port deal

Worsening relations between Somalia and Ethiopia raise fears of regional instability