Protester killed, dozens wounded in clashes with security forces in South Yemen

Saudi-backed alliance struggles with a collapse of public services in areas they control

Zimbabwe’s government warns against new bout of land grabs

Young Farmers Association demands underused land as state audit exposes huge irregularities in the allocation of farms

Regional envoys meet Guinean junta to urge return to civilian rule

Ecowas delegation met with junta officials in a hotel in the capital, Conakry

Zambian president promises to cut deficit, review mining policies

Rebuilding the economy is the main focus after Zambia became the first country in Africa to default on its sovereign debt during the pandemic

Vaccine-evading variants could arise in Africa, study shows

African and international organisations say low rates of vaccination on the continent could lead to Covid-19 mutations

Morocco’s Islamist rulers suffer huge defeat at polls

Morocco’s long-dominant Islamist party suffered a crushing defeat in parliamentary elections as voters, frustrated over unemployment and corruption in the ...

Africa needs first and second jabs more than rich nations need a third, AU says

Africa CDC head John Nkengasong says such programmes in the West make it hard for Africa to meet its target for vaccinating 60%-70% of people

Somalia leaders in standoff over new intelligence chief

President accuses prime minister of obstructing probe into possible murder of cybersecurity agent and both leaders put forward different men to head agency

Ecowas suspends Guinea and prepares to send delegation after coup

West African bloc calls for the release of President Alpha Conde

Zimbabwe eases lockdown restrictions

President Emmerson Mnangagwa announces extension of business hours and shortens curfew as Covid-19 cases drop sharply

Zimbabwe orders state employees to get vaccinated or resign

Zimbabwe has 125,671 confirmed coronavirus cases and has recorded 4,493 deaths

At least 30 killed by suspected ADF militia in eastern DRC

DRC authorities and rights groups have accused the Islamist-inspired Allied Democratic Forces of killing hundreds of civilians since 2019

Saadi Gaddafi heads to Turkey after release from Libyan jail

Son of late dictator Muammar Gaddafi was extradited from Niger in 2014 and jailed in Tripoli until his release

Guinea junta reopens air routes ahead of meeting with ousted cabinet

Military junta seized power on Sunday after detaining President Alpha Conde, who had been in power since late 2010

Putsch removes Guinea leader Alpha Conde from power

An independent UN human rights expert says Conde’s refusal to cede power had made either a popular uprising or a coup inevitable

Mutinous Guinea military unit seizes power and suspends the constitution

Analyst says takeover may have speculative impact on the price of aluminium

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