South Sudan's Vice-President Riek Machar has tested positive for coronavirus.
A tragic incident occurred on Wednesday night in Kenya, Nairobi County, as a 33-year-old woman, identified as Jane Mwende, committed suicide by hanging herself.
The authorities in Nigeria's southern Rivers state have demolished two hotels for allegedly violating lockdown rules introduced to curb the spread of coronavirus.
Sex workers in Zambia are helping to trace people who have contracted coronavirus after a surge in new infections at the border town of Nakonde, the health minister has said.
A court in Bahirdar, northern Ethiopia, has sentenced the country’s former communications minister and close ally of late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi to six years in prison for corruption.
The African Union (AU) has disclosed that it is in discussion with the Republic of Madagascar to obtain technical data regarding the safety and efficiency of its announced herb for the prevention and treatment of COVID-19.
A coalition of Nigerian legal experts has filed a class action suit against the Peoples Republic of China over the effects of the coronavirus pandemic effect on Nigerians. They are demanding $200 billion as damages for the “loss of lives, economic strangulation, trauma, hardship, social disorientation, mental torture and disruption of normal daily existence of people in Nigeria.”
A prayer warrior has reportedly died after fasting for 14-days against COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.
Forty-four suspected Boko Haram militants in Chad have died in detention from apparent poisoning, the country’s public prosecutor says.
A top aide to Nigerian president has died from COVID-19, the president’s spokesperson confirmed in the early hours of Saturday.