This South African took on a man’s world of dirtbike racing and made it...

Rocky roads, fast motorbikes, and intense racing are Kirsten Landman's favorite things. Born in Kwa-Zulu Natal, a coastal region in South Africa, Landman has become...

Ghana’s lavish funerals can last up to seven days. Now, a centuries-old tradition has...

Funerals are a big deal in Ghana and it is not uncommon, in some parts, for a ceremony to last up to seven days,...

Teenager diagnosed with coronavirus gives birth to baby girl in Cameroon

Doctors in Cameroon helped a 19-year-old, who tested positive for coronavirus, safely deliver a baby girl. The patient had initially complained about breathing problems but...

Nollywood actress who fronted ‘Stay Home’ campaign arrested after hosting a party during lockdown

Nigerian actress Funke Akindele-Bello has been arrested after hosting a birthday party for her husband during a lockdown in the country -- despite fronting...

Opinion: The pandemic is no time for fiscal distancing

These are very difficult days, as the world faces one of its worst challenges ever: the novel coronavirus pandemic. And it seems almost no...

South Africa gathered homeless people into a sports stadium. Here too, coronavirus divides rich...

The policeman raised his bullhorn to shout instructions, backed up by a group of soldiers piling out of an armored personnel carrier. "Go home. Get...

Kenya has freed nearly 5000 inmates via newly adopted Skype court sessions

Kenya is decongesting its prisons to prevent overcrowding as a way to curtail the spread of coronavirus in the country. In the past month, the...

Members of a top children’s choir in Uganda test positive for coronavirus after UK...

Members of Uganda's internationally known Watoto Church children's choir who just returned from Europe are among 11 new reported cases of coronavirus in the...

‘We don’t work, we don’t eat’: Informal workers face stark choices as Africa’s largest...

Many countries in Africa are imposing lockdowns on their citizens as they race to curb the spread of coronavirus. But it has further highlighted...

Government, banks and wealthy individuals contribute billions to fight coronavirus in Nigeria

The Nigerian government has approved a 10 billion Naira grant (about $27 million) to fight the spread of coronavirus, or COVID-19, in the country. According...

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