The coronavirus pandemic has now infected some 18 million people and has killed more than 693,000. Here are the latest updates for August 3:
The continent's economy could shrink up to 1.1 percent this year, trade could fall 35 percent from 2019 levels, and oil producers, tourist destinations will be hit hard, a study by African Union says.
Thirty-three of Africa’s 54 countries now have novel coronavirus cases. Though the pandemic is in its early days on the continent, health experts have warned that even facilities in Africa's richest nation could be overwhelmed by the virus' spread.
Turkish President says Haftar turned his back on both the Moscow and Berlin summits and is violating the ceasefire in Libya.
For more than a decade, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has devoted a lot of his time to cultivating friendly relations with African countries, and his 2020 tour to the continent is part of that long-standing approach.
Tension have been building in The Gambia, a tiny West African country, over President Adama Barrow's decision to stay in office for five years after initially pledging to step down after three.
Myanmar's gamble to send Suu Kyi to represent the country at the International Court of Justice has backfired.
Gambia's lead lawyer presenting a genocide case against Myanmar says it cannot be trusted to hold its soldiers accountable for alleged atrocities against its Rohingya Muslim minority.
At the heart of Gambia’s brave attempt to seek justice for the Rohingya, lies a very personal story.
Myanmar's civilian leader and Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi admitted during the ICJ hearing that the army may have used "disproportionate force" but said that did not prove it was trying to wipe out the Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state.
At least 62 migrants who are mostly Gambians died on Wednesday when their makeshift vessel capsized off the coast of Mauritania.
The latest shipwreck is one of the deadliest disasters this year among migrants trying to make the perilous journey to Europe.
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