Lesotho's Minister of Small Business, Thesele Maseribana, has appealed to President Cyrill Ramaphosa to urgently open doors for neighbouring SADC leaders to assist in expediting dialogue around the unrest in South Africa.
International Relations Minister, Naledi Pandor, says government is also working on ensuring the free flow of goods to neighbouring countries such as Namibia, Eswatini and Zimbabwe.
Ethiopian police have detained hundreds of ethnic Tigrayans in Addis Ababa since federal government forces lost control of the Tigray region’s capital on June 28, according to some of those who say they were released.
Former Congolese Prime Minister Matata Ponyo Mapon has been freed from house arrest after he agreed to make himself available to answer questions about the alleged misappropriation of government funds.
Eswatini citizens have raised concerns over the shortage of fuel in the country. This comes after a series of violent protests that began three weeks ago in the kingdom.
Ethiopia's war in the northern region of Tigray looked set to intensify on Wednesday as the prime minister signalled the end of a government ceasefire and the neighbouring Amhara region said it would go on the offensive against Tigrayan forces.
Eswatini citizens have raised concerns over the shortage of fuel in the country
In Charles Nicolle Hospital in the Tunisian capital, the emergency department is filled with patients who are sharing oxygen in rooms and even hallways.
Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Mousa Faki Mahamat, has condemned the ongoing violence and looting in South Africa and called for immediate restoration of order in the country.
Zimbabwe is aiming to vaccinate 1 million people against COVID-19 in the next two weeks, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Tuesday as he extended tough lockdown measures by another 14 days.
The deployment of the Southern African Development Community (SADeC) standby force to Mozambique hangs in the balance as Mozambique delays signing the Status of Forces Agreement needed to allow army troops from a foreign country to join a local mission.
The president of Mozambique, Filipe Nyusi, has confirmed the arrival of troops from Rwanda to support the fight against terrorist attacks in Cabo Delgado.
The United States is gravely concerned about reports of hostilities in Ethiopia's Tigray and condemns any retaliatory attacks against civilians in the region, a State Department spokesman said on Monday.
The Zimbabwean economy will lose up to 25 million US dollars if the ongoing riots in SA continue for another week. This is according to Takunda Mugaga, president of the Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce.
More than five million people in Kenya's informal sector, the country's largest employer, have lost their jobs since March 2020 when Kenya first declared its first positive case of COVID-19 and instituted stringent measures to control its spread, according to the Federation of Kenya Employers.
Some of the citizens who died during violent protests in Eswatini have been laid to rest.
Six students and two officials who were kidnapped last month from a school in Nigeria's Kaduna state were released after relatives paid ransom money, a school official and parent said on Friday.
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's Prosperity Party won the most seats in Ethiopia's parliamentary election, the election board said on Saturday, a victory that assures him another term in office.
Newly appointed Algerian Prime Minister Ayman Benabderrahmane is infected with COVID-19, Algerian state TV said on Saturday.
The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) national chairperson of Swaziland, Hlobisile Sibandze, says King Mswati III should explain why some people have been killed in the kingdom.
Several countries promised to help Tunisia fight the coronavirus on Friday as the north African country recorded its highest daily death toll since the pandemic began, putting its health care system under severe stress and depleting oxygen supplies.
Activists in Uganda have heaped praise on South Africa's judicial system following the start of Jacob Zuma's jail term. They say the case demonstrates the rule of law.
Construction of a new plant in Senegal to manufacture COVID-19 vaccines is expected to begin later this year, and the facility should produce 25 million doses per month by the end of 2022, the financers of the project said on Friday.
The UN Security Council says it will support attempts by the African Union to mediate talks between Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan as they try to resolve a long-running dispute over the operation of the Great Renaissance Dam.
The contingent consists of members of the Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) and Rwanda National Police (RNP).
The United Nations Security Council members are supporting the African Union's mediation efforts on the Nile dam row between Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt.
Zimbabwe received two million COVID-19 vaccines from China's Sinovac on Thursday. It is the single largest shipment which is expected to boost a vaccination campaign that had been slowed by shortages while infections and deaths rise.
News of the incarceration of former president Jacob Zuma has been met with mixed reactions, even some tinge of envy in Kenya.
The global vaccine distribution scheme COVAX aims to deliver 520 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to Africa this year, its managing director said, with supplies ramping up from September after delays caused by Indian export restrictions.
Leader of the National Liberation Congress in Eswatini, Sibongile Mazibuko, says the arrest warrants issued against two members of Eswatini's parliament are aimed at silencing those who are calling for democracy.