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UFC 261: Dana White wants round in Africa in...

A round of the Ultimate Fighting Championship should be...

Coronavirus: WHO urges African nations to keep expired vaccines

The World Health Organization (WHO) has urged African countries...

Health Care

Covid vaccination begins in Sudan’s remote northern state

With nearly one billion vaccine doses against Covid-19 administered...

Technology

Gerd: Sudan talks tough with Ethiopia over River Nile dam

Sudan is caught in the middle of a decade-long row between Ethiopia and Egypt over the dam Ethiopia is...

Chad family feud intensifies transition tensions after Idriss Déby’s death

Efforts to stabilise Chad could be undermined by feuds within the former president's family and the military.

Africa’s week in pictures: 16-22 April 2021

A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent.

Coronavirus: WHO urges African nations to keep expired vaccines

The World Health Organization (WHO) has urged African countries not to destroy Covid-19 vaccines that may have passed their...

UFC 261: Dana White wants round in Africa in 2022

A round of the Ultimate Fighting Championship should be staged in Africa by the end of next year, UFC...

Isa Pantami: The Nigerian minister haunted by extremist views

Nigeria's government backs Isa Pantami, who has previously expressed support for jihadi groups.

Space startups: nurturing the next generation

Business Planet ventures into orbit to explore the EU’s big plans to boost startups working in Europe’s Space economy. Despite...

Niger drone company takes off in Sahel

Abdoulaziz Kountché begana drone business in Niger 10 years ago.The entrepreneur and grandson of General and former Nigerien leader...

Safaricom Launches Africa’s third 5G Network

One year after its first 5G trial, Safaricom, the leading Kenyan telecom operator, is introducing an ultra high-speed broadband...

Apple will no longer make Siri’s voice female by default

San Francisco (CNN Business)Apple's Siri will soon stop defaulting to a female-sounding voice.The company said Wednesday that its mobile...

Africa’s second Covid-19 wave was more severe than the first, study

Africa's second coronavirus wave was more severe than the first, according to a new study by the medical journal...

Kenya imposes new lockdown – What are the restrictions?

Kenya has imposed a new lockdown to combat a surge in coronavirus infections.President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday announced a...

Covid vaccination begins in Sudan’s remote northern state

With nearly one billion vaccine doses against Covid-19 administered worldwide, according to an AFP tally, we visited some of...

US has the opportunity to overcome the Covid-19 pandemic but a major challenge lies ahead, expert says

(CNN)On the road toward a return to normalcy, the rapidly climbing number of Covid-19 vaccinations is good news. But...

SpaceX (Elon Musk) In Nigeria Pursuing necessary licenses to Operate Starlink in Nigeria

Elon Musk’s SpaceX Starlink Arrives Nigeria, Meets NCC for Permit. SpaceX has been in discussion with Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) virtually over the past several months...
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