The US military is tight-lipped about exactly what its elite forces do in each country, but special operators have long conducted missions that range from capture-or-kill commando raids to training missions
The Japanese owners of the vessel causing an environmental disaster have promised further action and compensation as clean-up continues.
Jose Filomeno dos Santos is the first member of the former presidential family to be prosecuted as part of an anti-corruption drive waged by President Joao Lourenco.
Earlier this month, Niger and Burkino Faso presented CITES with a new report that detailed Zimbabwe’s gross violation of a COP18 resolution, by its capture and sale of 32 very young, not fully weaned elephants to China in October last year.
Concern over the spread of the virus in the country has led to the decision. Other new measures have also been introduced.
Tanzanian destinations out of bounds to travellers from Kenya as dispute over access continues to simmer.
Funding will help to fight the biggest locust outbreak in decades. The situation is being exacerbated by the pandemic.
Tanzania will hold a period of seven days of mourning, during which the national flag will be flown at half mast.
According to the tourism ministry, the sector has lost $750 million this year — roughly half of the total revenue in 2019.
Between 24.6 and 30 million jobs are expected to be lost due to the coronavirus and subsequent lockdowns.
Community transmissions are a growing concern in the country which has recorded just over 1 600 cases.
While lockdown has marred talks, Nigeria’s failure to ratify is still regarded as the biggest stumbling block.
Following the killing of political singer Hachalu Hundessa, mass protests broke out in Ethiopia, leaving three people dead.
Maesaiah Thabane as been ordered to avoid making contact with witnesses and to regularly report to the police station.
Cross-country movement has been blamed for the virus’ spread, with levels of lockdown compliance remaining a serious concern.
The scarcity of fuel and essential food goods is propelling Zimbabwe into its worst economic crisis in over a decade.
The father of 30 children says he plans to slaughter a cow to celebrate. Then he will build a school and a shopping mall for the community.
“We would rather risk the disease than run the risk of having a president that people don’t want.”
The country’s voters are back casting their ballots after a court ruled the 2019 elections invalid due to widespread irregularities.
Swarms said to be of ‘Biblical proportions’ have already caused huge crop damage. Now favourable weather means more locusts are on the way.
After a digital summit was held between 13 African leaders and China’s President, Xi Jinping, all parties have hammered out some new agreements.
As infections in Africa continue to rise, healthcare workers are coming under increased pressure.
Ndayishimiye is reported to be more open and tolerant than his predecessor.
According to police, the net is closing in on Thabane who resigned from power in May.
The ruling party granted him the title of “visionary” earlier this year.