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Malawi court annuls 2019 presidential election
Malawi's constitutional court judges order new vote after May 2019 result annulled
Kenya's former President arap Moi dies aged 95
He was Kenya's longest-serving president, in office for 24 years
Lesotho first lady faces murder charge
Maesaiah Thabane faces charge of murdering her rival the former first lady
Kenya declares national mourning after Moi's death
The late former president will be accorded a state funeral
Malawi president set to challenge ruling annulling election result
Peter Mutharika says he will contest the ruling that overturned his election win.
Lesotho First Lady charged with murder of PM's first wife
Maesaiah Thabane was formally charged after handing herself in to police
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Botswana to hold elephant hunting auctions
The country has the world's largest elephant population
Rwanda minister resigns after assaulting female guard
He later apologised on Twitter, saying he deeply regretted what had happened
Coronavirus: How ready is Africa?
The health systems in many African countries are already struggling
Locust outbreak in Uganda spreads across the north east of the country
The locust swarm which arrived on Sunday is also threatening food supplies
WHO steps up help for African countries with high travel flows with China
Nigeria, Senegal and South Africa are amongst those with close trade links with China
South Sudan talks hit stalemate over division of states
President Kiir and Riek Machar fail to agree on how many states country should have.
Sudan agrees al-Bashir must face ICC
Sudan agrees those wanted by the International Criminal Court should appear there
Kenya says farewell to ex-President Daniel arap Moi
About 30,000 people packed a stadium in Nairobi, for the state funeral of Daniel arap Moi
Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder Joseph Shabalala dies 78
Joseph Shabalala helped introduce the sound of traditional Zulu music to the world
Coronavirus outbreak: What's true and what's not.
Our expert fact-checks some of the rumours surrounding the current Coronavirus outbreak
Angola's Isabel dos Santos has her assets frozen by Portugal
The daughter of ex-president Eduardo is often referred to as 'Africa's richest woman'
Ugandan farmer talks of 'terrifying' sight of crop-eating locusts
East African countries are facing voracious locust swarms of biblical proportion.
Ethiopian Parliament passes law controlling hate speech
Ethiopian lawmakers have approved a law aimed at curbing hate speech and fake news
Sudan leader to 'co-operate' over Bashir trial
Lt-Gen Abdel Fattah al-Burhan agrees to ‘co-operate’ with ICC over al-Bashir trial
Nigerian singer Burna Boy says he’s “the best” since Fela
He made the remarks on social media and attracted thousands of responses
Lagos airport diverts planes, leaving many stranded
Lagos airport diverts planes to other airports because of Sahara dust
Lagos airport diverts planes because of Sahara dust
Travel chaos at Lagos airport as some incoming international flights are diverted
Kenya launches new blood donation drive
Kenya's 'Rise Up Blood Campaign' aims to encourage more people to give blood
Africa's first Coronavirus case confirmed in Egypt
Egypt reports case of Coronavirus diagnosed on a 'foreign' national