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

Central Africa

Independent body set up to investigate sex abuse claims in DR Congo

More than 50 women accused aid workers from the WHO and leading charities of demanding sex in...

Measles in Central African Republic is slowing down

A total of 2.6 million children were immunized in the vaccination campaigns, with particular emphasis on children...

More than 50,000 in DR Congo flee armed attacks

The UN refugee agency UNHCR said those displaced include an overwhelming number of children – including many...

Cameroon reopens schools after seven month lockdown

The Central African country has recorded 20,924 coronavirus cases, with 19,764 recoveries and 420 deaths, according to...

Illegal mining in DR Congo is the dangerous gold supply chain

Small-scale gold miners in DR Congo are the often-exploited first link in a supply chain that extends...

UN mission links DR Congo massacres to inter-ethnic violence

The Ituri region has been riven in recent years not only by the rebel violence but by...

DR Congo gold mine collapse leaves 50 feared dead

At least 50 people are likely dead under the rubble of a collapsed gold mine near Kamituga...

Amnesty calls on DR Congo to protect Denis Mukwege

Amnesty International said it was alarmed that no concrete actions have been taken by the Congolese authorities...

Armed rebels enter Bunia city in DR Congo

Armed men from CODECO group demand the release of jailed fellow fighters in Bunia city. (African Stand) —...

Seven killed, 14 wounded in suicide attack in Cameroon

(African Stand) — At least seven people were killed and 14 others wounded in a suicide bomb attack...

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...

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...

Will Libya settle for elections or another transitional stage?

Since Muammar al-Gaddafi’s fall, Libya has entered several transitional stages but will the warzone country finally settle for elections? (The African Stand) — Calls have...

Hot Topics

Leeds 0-1 Wolves: Jimenez grabs winner at Elland Road

Leeds United 0-1 Wolves: Raul Jimenez grabs winner with a deflected strike at Elland Road after Romain Saiss had a goal chalked off by...

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...