Global Statistics

All countries
40,559,729
Confirmed
Updated on October 19, 2020 11:37 pm
All countries
29,792,370
Recovered
Updated on October 19, 2020 11:37 pm
All countries
1,121,499
Deaths
Updated on October 19, 2020 11:37 pm
Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Opinion

Ethiopia does not need permission to start filling GERD

The Blue Nile hydropower dam has been constructed in accordance with international legal principles and Ethiopia has...

Why Ethiopia is on brink of break up as tensions escalate

Why Ethiopia is on brink of break up as tensions escalate in the Tigray region and Oromo...

Cameroon says struggle obliterating anglophone region economies

Authorities state the progressing battling has made expense incomes in the English-speaking Northwest district drop from $800,000...

Saudi Arabia and the wretchedness of African immigrants

The recent claims about the treatment meted out to African immigrants by Saudi authorities who have kept...

Why Ghana and Nigeria are in a heated war

Nigerian-owned stores in Ghana have been seized and demolished while wares have been looted or destroyed but...

Do protests in Africa make a difference?

Do protests in Africa make a difference? with the calls for the protests galvanised popular sentiment and...

British government needs lucidity on Mali’s goals

This overthrow was not unforeseen as it followed a very long time of mass fights against supposed...

Ivory Coast and Burkina Faso are turning to anti-terrorism technology

Ivory Coast and Burkina Faso are turning to anti-terrorism technology as concerns arise over the threat of...

Is the UAE paying legislators to sabotage Tunisia’s well-known government?

Is the UAE paying legislators to sabotage Tunisia's well-known government with Gulf absolutism working to destroy the...

Pandemic could push 49 million Africans into poverty

Africa is the least affected continent in the pandemic, recording nearly 500,000 infections and almost 11,700 deaths. Nairobi,...

Top Stories

South African health minister tests positive for coronavirus

Zweli Mkhize and his wife tested positive for the virus on Sunday and are self- isolating at home and he is the fifth cabinet...

Venezuelan envoy asks ECOWAS court to stop his extradition

Alex Saab, the special envoy to the Venezuelan government, has asked the ECOWAS court of justice, to halt the plan to extradite him from...

Vote counting begins in Guinea’s tense election

Main opposition candidate Diallo suggests President Conde may ‘cheat’ in order to ‘grant himself a presidency for life’. (The African Stand) — Vote counting is...

Thousands in Kenya’s Baringo county displaced due to floods

Schools, hospitals, houses remain submerged in water as lakes on the floor of Great Rift Valley rise  (The African Stand) — Nearly 30 schools in...

Tottenham vs LASK: Europa League Predictions and Betting Tips

Tottenham vs LASK: Europa League Predictions and Betting Tips as Jose Mourinho will be looking back to bounce back from Sunday's draw with West...

Hot Topics

US lawmakers urge Egypt to free political prisoners

The warning comes two weeks before US elections in which President Donald Trump, who has formed a close alliance with Sisi, is trailing in...

Ivanovic shines as West Brom hold Burnley in a goalless draw

West Brom 0-0 Burnley: Clarets claim the first point of Premier League season in a goalless draw with newly-promoted Baggies. (The African Stand) — West...

Abiy Ahmed says Ethiopia has created 10,000 jobs

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said the Ethiopian economy will grow beyond $100 billion thresholds in GDP” (The African Stand) — Ethiopia's prime minister said Monday...