At least 24 people were killed and 31 injured on Sunday when a freight train carrying stowaways derailed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, police and medical services said.
A police officer was killed in DR Congo on Saturday as violence broke out after the crushing defeat of new President Felix Tshisekedi’s party in the previous day’s senate election.
President Cyril Ramaphosa speaks exclusively to the SABC in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where he attended the African Union Summit.
Africa is on track to meet its own target of ending conflict by 2020, that’s according to South Africa’s International Relations and cooperation minister Lindiwe Sisulu.
Egyptian club Ismaily have been reinstated into the African Champions League after disqualification last month when fans forced the abandonment of a home fixture against Club Africain, the Confederation of African Football said on Monday.
Egypt will take over the leadership of the African Union (AU) for a two-year term when African Heads of State and Government convene for this year’s summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has held talks with the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC),
Morocco will launch their defence of the African Nations Championship (CHAN) title away to neighbours Algeria after the 2020 qualifying draw was confirmed Friday.
Opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi called for national reconciliation on Thursday as he became Democratic Republic of Congo’s president, succeeding Joseph Kabila in Congo’s first transfer of power via an election in 59 years of independence.
The United States has welcomed the decision by the Constitutional Court in the DRC to certify Felix Tshisekedi as the next President of the Democratic Republic of Congo.