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Cuban doctors arrive to help South Africa fight coronavirus

More than 200 doctors from Cuba have arrived in South Africa to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The doctors, including community health and infectious disease specialists, arrived early Monday morning and were welcomed by military and health authorities. South Africa requested assistance from the Cuban government, which is sending more …

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Sudan PM Abdalla Hamdok survives assassination attempt

Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has survived an assassination attempt after a bomb blast occured near his convoy in the country’s capital, Khartoum on Monday. According to reports emanating from Sudan, a bomb explosion hit Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok’s envoy as it was heading to his office but no one got hurt …

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Cameroon confirms first case of coronavirus

Cameroon on Friday confirmed its first case of the Covid-19 coronavirus case, after a 58-year-old French national who had arrived in the capital, Yaounde on February 24, tested positive. It is also the first known case in the Central African sub-region and the latest in sub-Saharan Africa after Nigeria, Senegal …

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Australian tourist killed by elephant in Namibia

An Australian man has been killed by an elephant in Namibia, the African nation’s government says. The 59-year-old man was camping with a group of tourists when he was killed by the animal, Namibia’s Ministry of Tourism said in a Facebook post. “Sadly today the ministry received a report that …

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Kruger National Park: 14 lions on the loose in South Africa

The pride of lions and lionesses and cubs managed to break out of the famous Kruger National Park and have been spotted roaming free five miles outside the perimeter fence. Rangers are monitoring the animals, and authorities plan to capture them and release them back into the reserve. Limpopo province officials …

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