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UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres: 'Fighting must stop in Ethiopia'

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres says hostilities must end in Ethiopia so aid can be distributed effectively in the country.

Afcon 2021: Mali v Mauritania

Live coverage of Thursday's Africa Cup of Nations Group F game between Mali and Mauritania (19:00 GMT).

Afcon 2021: The Gambia v Tunisia

Live coverage of Thursday's Africa Cup of Nations Group F game between Gambia and Tunisia (19:00 GMT).

Rare twin elephants born in Kenya

Twins account for only 1% of elephant births, with the last known birth recorded in 2006.

Tanzania: CCM Endorses Dr Tulia for National Assembly Speaker

[Daily News] The ruling Party, Chama cha Mapinduzi (CCM) has nominated deputy speaker, Tulia Ackson to run for the position of Speaker of the National Assembly.

Ghana blast: Many feared dead after huge explosion in Bogoso

Videos show many destroyed buildings and scattered debris near the mining town of Bogoso.

South Africa: Facing Hormone Shortages, South Africa's Trans Men Try Black Market

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] As COVID-19 fuels testosterone shortages, some trans men are turning to risky illegal alternatives

Egypt: New Egypt Bridge Spells End to Life in City of the Dead

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Jobs, homes and graves to go under mass relocation of Cairo slum

Zimbabwe: Govt Slammed Over Giving Community Service for Sexual Offenders

[263Chat] A local organization working with girls, Shamwari Yemwanasikana (SYS) has slammed the government over the passing of lighter sentences to sexual offenders including community service, a situation they said sends them back to the same communities where they committed the crime.

Afcon 2021: Sierra Leone v Equatorial Guinea

Live coverage of Thursday's Africa Cup of Nations Group E game between Sierra Leone and Equatorial Guinea (16:00 GMT).

Afcon 2021: Ivory Coast v Algeria

Live coverage of Thursday's Africa Cup of Nations Group E game between Ivory Coast and Algeria (16:00 GMT).

South Africa: Zozi Tunzi Gets Acting Debut in Viola Davis' 'The Woman King'

[New Zimbabwe] Former Miss Universe, Zozibini Tunzi has bagged her acting debut in Amercian star studded historical film, The Woman King.

South Africa: Ongoing Heavy Rains Classified As National Disaster

[] The National Disaster Management Centre (NDMC) has classified the damaging recent inclement weather in parts of the country as a national disaster.

Zimbabwe: UK Celebrates Zimbabwe's Hat-Trick of Success

[The Herald] United Kingdom Ambassador to Zimbabwe Melanie Robinson, yesterday joined the nation in celebrating a rare hat-trick of success on the sporting field.

Kenya: 'Silicon Savannah' Kenya Targets Loan Apps Abusing Customer Data

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Digital lenders have boosted access to credit in Kenya but some are using 'predatory' practices to profit from the poor, consumers and authorities say

South Africa: Concourt Clarifies Act for Asylum Seekers

[New Frame] The apex court has reversed amendments to the act that made it difficult for refugees to apply for asylum while making it easy for Home Affairs officials to unjustly detain and deport them.

Eritrea: Child Health and Survival - Lessons From Eritrea

[Africa Renewal] The country has one of the lowest child mortality rates in sub-Saharan Africa

Liberian church stampede kills 29 worshippers in Monrovia

At least 29 people, including 11 children, die when robbers attack an open-air service, causing panic.

Kenya: President Kenyatta Bans Scrap Metal Dealings Due to Increased Vandalism

[Capital FM] Nairobi -- President Uhuru Kenyatta has banned any exports or dealings in scrap metal until proper guidelines are put in place to regulate the sector.