Tanzania President John Magufuli's bizarre denial of COVID-19 echoes the disastrous mistakes of Thabo Mbeki, South Africa's former president, who famously denied the existence of HIV and AIDS.
The victim, identified as 81-year-old Langson Svondero, was with his grandson when he was attacked by a charging hippopotamus, authorities said.
The airline rejected the passenger's own test results before giving her new results without performing a test.
"Playing a central role in the implementation of China's foreign policy objectives, China has witnessed remarkable growth in its trade and investment in many African countries since the turn of the century," Black China Caucus co-founder Mark Akpaninyie told Newsweek.
"The President of the United States has ordered the Department of Defense and the United States Africa Command to reposition the majority of personnel and assets out of Somalia by early 2021," the Pentagon said in a statement.
A group of eight giraffes in Kenya were cut off from their normal range by rising floodwaters.
In the long term, Washington would be better served by addressing African priorities than by trying to counter China at every turn.
Fifty countries, including the U.S., were reported to still be "near the peak of their infection curve," according to data compiled by Reuters.
China is Africa's biggest lender, but with economies facing turmoil during the pandemic, many countries have appealed for debt relief.
A group of protesters gathered in front of the home of the Nigerian Ambassador to the U.S. on Tuesday after reports of the killing of anti-police brutality demonstrators in Lagos.
Tommy the half-ton reptile was meant to be fresh meat for sailors but outlived them all by centuries.
Over 14.7 million people across the globe have been infected since the novel coronavirus was first reported in Wuhan, China.
France's government has introduced a new draft law that calls for the return of various items taken from African nations during the colonial period.
"It is a conservation disaster—but it also has the potential to be a public health crisis," said conservationist Niall McCann.
Annular solar eclipses occur when a new moon passes in front of the sun, covering almost the entirety of the star's face apart from the very edges, leaving a characteristic "ring of fire."
Dust from Africa is expected to reach the southeastern states next week.
Researchers have found the counterclockwise movement is down to the lithosphere, rather than a mantle plume rising from the deep.
Joe Biden is not the man to take on China and its ruthless Communist Party rulers.
Africa does not need more foreign aid. Aid does not build strong societies. Africa needs a strong foundation to allow African societies to bring forward their own creativity and enterprise—like Europe was invited to do after World War Two.
Africa and the world contained Ebola. But without similar international support Africa will lose the fight against coronavirus, pandemic and COVID-19 will remain a global threat. We will all be losers.
The interactive Doodle follows the story of a girl discovering the mbira and teaches users how to play the instrument virtually.
The laminated sign read, "Notice: We've been informed that from now on black people are not allowed to enter the restaurant. For the sake of your health consciously notify the local police for medical isolation."
African nations owe China, its banks and corporations some $143 billion, but are facing a recession due to the pandemic.
More than 100 protesters descended on the testing site before being dispersed by police firing tear gas.
The world's richest nations are struggling to contain coronavirus, and the picture for the developing world looks grim.