Egypt’s Al Ahly equalled their best-ever finish at the FIFA Club World Cup when they defeated South American champions, Palmeiras, after their third-place play-off ended goalless on Thursday in Qatar.
An American missionary and philanthropist who set up an orphanage in Kenya has been sent to 15 years in prison and a lifetime of supervision after his conviction for sex crime and abuse of teenage children, a US attorney said on Thursday.
The African Union Mission in Somalia, AMISOM, has awarded medals and certificates to Ugandan soldiers for their outstanding roles in ensuring a safer and stable Somalia.
South Africa has breached the one million mark for COVID-19 cases, with 9,502 new infections announced on Sunday night.
At least 59 media workers have been killed this year, four of them women, the UN said on Wednesday, in a call to stand up for access to information and factual reporting “as a public good”.
Former Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan, arrived in The Gambia on Friday to support the country’s ongoing constitutional review process to forge a workable national...
The UN has released US$36.6 million for civilians caught up in the conflict that hit Ethiopia’s Tigray region since early last month, in order to secure water, sanitation and lifesaving medical supplies.
Ninety-three illegal migrants of different nationalities, including three Tunisians, were rescued on Monday off the southern coasts of Sfax by a unit of the Tunisian navy as they were attempting to illegally get to the coasts in Europe.
The Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority has reopened the airspace in the troubled Tigray region in the north of the country.
Zambia’s First Republican President, Kenneth Kaunda, has received a memento from Gandhi Smriti, a museum where India’s icon Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated.
Libya’s crude oil, gas and condensate export revenues for the month of November totalled US$700.4 million, up 204 per cent from October, the Libyan...
Libya’s Justice Ministry of the Government of National Accord, GNA, has welcomed the decision of the UN Security Council Sanctions Committee to temporarily lift the travel ban on Safia Farkash al-Barassi, wife of the late Libyan leader, Muammar Gadhafi, her daughter, Aicha, and her son, Mohamed, in accordance with Security Council resolution 1970 of 2011.
The President of the Transition in Mali, Bah N’Daw, on Monday announced drastic measures to break the chain of contamination of COVID-19, which is gaining ground in the country.
Tropical Cyclone Gati, which made landfall on 22 November in Puntland’s Bari region in Somalia, has displaced 70,000 people, the UN says.
Nineteen female referees from Africa have been selected to participate in the FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2023, to be jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand, during a reserved period in the FIFA Women’s International Match Calendar between 10 July and 20 August 2023.