Coronavirus cases rising quickly across Africa
There are now more than 2,400 confirmed cases of the coronavirus across Africa, and there have been over 60 reported deaths. Many governments on the continent have enacted strict measures to slow the spread of the pandemic, closing borders and asking their citizens to stay home. But for people living in close quarters, social distancing or self-isolation are not possible.
Mali opposition leader goes missing with 11 others - party
Mali's main opposition leader Soumaila Cisse is missing and thought to be kidnapped along with 11 members of his delegation, his party said on Thursday (March 26), during election campaigning in a region where jihadists frequently strike.
Africans adjust to life in the time of coronavirus
Several African governments have imposed states of emergency in an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19. In cities like Dakar, its time to get used to a new normal as various African governments this week declared states of emergency amid the coronavirus crisis.