Sudan’s Leaders Say They Thwarted a Military Coup Attempt

NAIROBI, Kenya — Sudanese authorities stated they thwarted an tried navy coup on Tuesday, the newest signal of instability in an African nation battling persistent financial hardship beneath a fragile transitional authorities. Sudanese state tv stated that troopers had tried to grab management of a state media constructing within the metropolis…

Dozens of Endangered Penguins Found Dead With Bee Stings

More than 60 endangered African penguins have been just lately discovered useless, all with a number of bee stings and no different exterior accidents, based on officers in a coastal metropolis in South Africa the place the birds usually migrate. Sixty-three useless African penguins have been discovered Friday on the…

‘Hotel Rwanda’ Dissident Is Found Guilty of Forming and Funding a Terrorist Group

KIGALI, Rwanda — Paul Rusesabagina, the outstanding dissident who was portrayed within the Oscar-nominated film “Hotel Rwanda,” was discovered responsible on Monday of forming and funding an armed terrorist group in a monthslong case that drew worldwide condemnation after authorities officers boasted about having tricked him into returning to Rwanda.…

Fighting a Pandemic, While Launching Africa’s Health Revolution

When Dr. John Nkengasong took the job as the primary head of Africa’s new Centers for Disease Control in 2017, a part of the continent had simply emerged from a devastating Ebola outbreak. Less than three years later, Covid-19 hit. Dr. Nkengasong is now making an attempt to carry collectively…

Covid in Senegal: Vaccine Demand Grows but Supply Is Short

DAKAR, Senegal — When Mbaye Ndiaye, a science instructor in Senegal, arrived in his classroom after getting his first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine in April, his pupils burst right into a spherical of applause. Surprised, he requested them what they have been congratulating him for. “We appreciate your courage,…

Biden Threatens New Ethiopia Sanctions as Tigray War Widens

NAIROBI, Kenya — President Biden signed an government order on Friday threatening sweeping new sanctions in opposition to leaders within the widening conflict in northern Ethiopia, the strongest effort but by the United States to halt the combating and permit urgently wanted humanitarian help to circulation into the area. The…

South African Court Rejects Former President’s Plea to Overturn Prison Sentence

JOHANNESBURG — South Africa’s highest court docket on Friday rejected an attraction to throw out the jail sentence of Jacob Zuma, the previous president who was jailed for refusing to seem earlier than a fee investigating corruption accusations that tainted his tenure because the nation’s chief. Mr. Zuma’s arrest was…

Death of Jihadist Behind Attack on U.S. Soldiers Is Latest Blow for Militants

DAKAR, Senegal — Even earlier than France introduced Wednesday that its forces had killed the chief of the Islamic State within the Greater Sahara, the terrorist group seemed to be struggling. The group that when used to hold out main assaults on navy bases in Niger and Mali, and in…

African Public Health Experts Call on U.N. to Speed Vaccine Delivery

As world leaders ready to collect on the United Nations General Assembly, African public well being specialists known as on Thursday for motion to pace up supply of Covid-19 vaccines to their continent, the place in accordance to the World Health Organization, solely three.6 % of individuals have been absolutely…