Kinshasa's parliament is expected to pass a vote of no confidence against DR Congo's prime minister. It's President Tshisekedi's latest attempt to rid himself of an onerous coalition. But his problems are far from over.
As another wave of locusts looms over East Africa, farmers are struggling to come to grips with the destruction of yet another harvest.
Analysts say that by handing over a militia leader to the International Criminal Court, CAR President Faustin-Archange Touadera has sent a clear signal to the rebels that they cannot expect impunity.
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Ghana: Funeral of Jerry Rawlings +++ Covid-19 vaccine myths worry authorities in South Africa +++
Security forces can no longer detain the singer-turned-politician in his own home. It remains to be seen whether the military will oblige by the court order.
Ghana has begun its final farewell to Jerry Rawlings, who ruled the West African nation for two decades first as a military leader and then as elected president. The burial of "JJ" will take place on Wednesday.
Ten years after the Arab Spring uprising overthrew the former military-backed president, prisons in Egypt are just as bad as ever, Amnesty International has reported.
The Gulf of Guinea, where the attack took place, is considered the most dangerous sea in the world for piracy. One crew member was killed and 15 others were taken hostage after a struggle on board.
Tropical Cyclone Eloise has hit Mozambique, bringing rain and powerful winds of around 130 kilometers per hour. Forecasters believe it will now move toward Zimbabwe, Botswana and South Africa.
Ten years ago, upheaval, hope and dreams of a better future swept through the streets of the Egyptian capital, Cairo. Today, there is nothing left but fading memories, writes Farida Layl*.
Zimbabwe's transport and foreign ministers have both succumbed to the disease within less than two days of each other. Four ministers have died so far, with several more reportedly fighting for their lives in hospital.
Burkina Faso has a thriving theater tradition. But terrorism and the coronavirus are curtailing the activities of its only permanent theater.
Officials say 60% of Africa's 1.3 billion people will need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to achieve continent-wide herd immunity. But with cases surging, governments are scrambling to secure supplies.
The World Food Programme says there's been no international response to its plea for aid for Madagascar, where starvation looms in a worsening famine +++ Zimbabwe holds a state funeral for senior government officials who died of COVID-19 +++ Uganda's world champion kickboxer Patricia Opolot shares her battle to make it to the top
More than two months after his passing, Ghana is granting a state funeral to the late leader.
We hear from young people who are against old customs, and others who are balancing old traditions with a new lifestyle.
What makes Chinonso Eche's style so unusual is that he does tricks with not just one but two balls.
Nigerians are in love with a newly constructed house entirely made of bamboo.
In Kenya, 32 health care workers have died of COVID-19, and more than 3,000 have been infected. Medical workers on strike are demanding better pay, health care coverage and adequate protective gear. Their biggest hope now is that the COVID vaccine arrives soon.
Made in Lagos, Nigeria to keep costs low, the film is a prominent first in animating African cultural history.
A startup in Rwanda is bringing new solar-powered irrigation technology to farmers. They hope to boost production and reduce carbon emissions by replacing their old systems that are run with polluting fuel pumps.
The coronavirus is changing and taking on new characteristics that can make it harder to fight.
A German professor is working on an innovative project to use popcorn as a polystyrene replacement.
Two children, two continents, one major health crisis. A look at how communities are coping with water problems.
This week, the show focuses on gender-based violence in South Africa, which has some of the highest rates of violence against women worldwide. In an extended version of our street debate, we will talk to survivors of domestic abuse and rape to find out how South African society needs to change.
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