Stigma and regulatory barriers delay mpox response

Outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo kills 581 this year

Ghana court jails Chinese national over illegal gold mining

Aisha Huang’s trial sheds light on Chinese involvement in widespread illegal mining in the country

Egypt’s economy tanks as Sisi eyes a third term as president

Devaluation of the Egyptian pound, asset sales and ever higher inflation could follow next week's election

Tanzania flood, landslide death toll rises to more than 60

The landslides and floods have affected 1,150 households, or 5,600 people

Lessons learnt from the Lobito Corridor development

SA could benefit from investment in its rail and port infrastructure along similar lines to the US-EU partnership on the development of the railway line

East Africa force starts withdrawal from DRC

Sadc force is due to replace the EAC troops, but there's no arrival date yet

Not enough funds to help conflict-hit states build homes equipped for climate change

Weak governance systems prevent access to global funding to enable communities to adapt to a harsher climate and repair damage caused by disasters

AfDB trims its forecast for Africa’s economic growth

AFSouthern Africa is set to record the continent’s lowest growth

Home affairs withdraws Zanzibar's designation as a point of entry

This border post will be permanently closed because of continuous flooding of the Limpopo river

Sierra Leone attack: twenty killed and nearly 2,000 prisoners escape

The army says 13 soldiers and three assailants were among those killed in the raid by ‘renegade soldiers’ on Sunday

Mozambique approves new $80bn energy transition blueprint

President is expected to officially present the energy strategy to international partners and potential donors during the COP 28 climate summit

Sierra Leone imposes curfew after attack on Freetown barracks

Gunfire and explosions shake the capital after gunmen launch an attack on military armoury

Death toll of Brazzaville stadium stampede rises to 37

Reports said the stampede happened during an army recruitment drive

More DRC candidates drop presidential bids to back Moise Katumbi

Opposition groups met in SA to decide on a joint candidate ahead the December 20 elections

World Bank sees $12bn of support for Kenya in next three years

Kenya’s public finances have been pressured by the legacy of the Covid-19 pandemic and frequent climate change-induced droughts

Zambia’s debt restructuring suffers a major setback

The country’s bonds drop as ripples reach Ghana and Sri Lanka debt