The Kenyan government will dispatch a fact-finding mission to the Lebanese capital to look into reports of mistreatment at the country's consulate, according to a government official.
Uganda has registered its first Covid-19 death, according to the country's Ministry of Health.
Boko Haram militants have killed five hostages, including four aid workers, who were abducted last month in northeastern Nigeria, a UN spokeswoman told CNN on Thursday.
Nine years of talks and several fragile agreements over how to share the water of the world's longest river were almost thrown out of the window last week — all because of a bout of heavy rain.
A Kenyan community whose children and residents were sickened by lead from a battery smelting plant has been awarded $12 million (1.3 billion Kenyan shillings) following a civil lawsuit.
Zindzi Mandela, South Africa's ambassador to Denmark and daughter of anti-apartheid leaders Nelson and Winnie Mandela, tested positive for Covid-19 on the day she died, her son Zondwa Mandela told South Africa's public broadcaster, SABC, Wednesday.
Tributes have poured in after Nigeria's first female combat helicopter pilot was killed in a freak car accident Tuesday.