Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said the country will fight against ‘vaccine apartheid’ in Africa as the coronavirus continues to ravage the world.
Most economists see structural transformation as one of the main routes to Africa’s sustainable development.
Suspected terrorists from Boko Haram killed 15 people and wounded six others in a grenade attack on a camp for displaced people in northern Cameroon on Sunday.
A pandemic-delayed African free trade deal, if fully implemented, could boost incomes across the continent, pull millions out of poverty.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Wednesday that the coronavirus pandemic threatens the progress of Africa and could push millions into extreme poverty.
Major landmarks including Vatican’s Saint Peter's Basilica and the Acropolis in Athens reopened Monday as Europe accelerated its lockdown easing, but mounting coronavirus infections in Brazil, India, and South Africa showed the worst is still to come in many countries.
There are more than 40,000 cases of the deadly coronavirus across Africa, according to Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data released on Saturday.
At least seven deaths and over 700 cases have been reported in a cholera outbreak in Somalia, the United Nations said on Sunday.
At least 50 people were killed amid violent clashes in a Northeastern region of Central African Republic, according to a local official.
The UN deputy chief said Friday there is an “alarming” crisis in education, pointing to the 258 million children under the age of 17 out of school.