Bird Flu: Namibia, Botswana ban poultry imports from South Africa
“The restriction is a precautionary measure to avoid equal infection here as well as protect our people,” Botswana said.
South Africa bans sale of live hens to contain bird flu
Highly pathogenic among fowl, the risk of human infection is low.
Kenya gives girls free sanitary pads to boost school attendance
“We are treating the access to sanitary pads as a basic human right.”
Botswana’s second president, Ketumile Masire, is dead
He died at the age of 91 after being admitted in hospital.
Zambia suspends 48 lawmakers for snubbing president’s speech
The suspensions affect 48 of the opposition party’s 58 MPs.
Second body found in collapsed Kenyan building: Red Cross
Two children were pulled out alive on Tuesday evening.
Five men jailed for smoking, eating in public during Ramadan
Arresting people for eating publicly during Ramadan is not uncommon in the Arab world.
Morocco to send food to Qatar after Gulf states cut ties
Qatar says it has resources to endure the diplomatic isolation.
Nigeria pledges support for Egypt’s candidate for UNESCO top job
The two countries speak of their friendship and partnership.
Zimbabwe gets EU $2.6m for human rights protection
The grant came under the framework of the 11th European Development Fund.
Equatorial Guinea signs oil production-sharing deal with ExxonMobil
Equatorial Guinea is the third largest producer of oil in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Botched vaccinations kill 15 children in South Sudan
The deaths occurred in the remote village of Nachodokopele, where about 300 people were vaccinated.
Ethiopia cuts off internet after high school exam leaks
It is not the first time that Addis Ababa has pulled the plug on the internet.
Burundi leader, Nkurunziza, dismisses 23 army officers
The officers had gone to do their master’s or doctorate studies in France, Belgium or Canada.
Pope puts off South Sudan visit amid security concerns
South Sudan is suffering from famine and a civil war that started more than three years ago.
South Africa: Ruling ANC debates motion to remove Zuma
Mr. Zuma had been South African president since 2009 and won re-election in 2014.