Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi has announced the immediate allocation of close to $3.4m (£2.8m) for reconstruction in the aftermath of Cyclone Freddy. The cyclone made landfall over the weekend for the second time in a month and the country has received more than a year’s worth of rainfall in the past four weeks.

One week after multi-award winning hitmaker Kiernan ‘AKA’ Forbes was gunned down in Durban, police have revealed that they are working on several leads in their investigation into his murder.

Fuel prices in Cameroon will rise by about 15% from Wednesday after the government agreed to pressure from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to cut fuel subsidies.

State-owned Tanzania Broadcasting Corporation (TBC) reported on Sunday that 15 people had been rescued so far but it was unknown whether there were any fatalities. There were 49 people on the aircraft. “We have managed to save quite a number of people,” Kagera province police commander William Mwampaghale told journalists. The plane departed from the […]

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