Islamic State claims Mozambique attack close to gas projects
Islamic State claimed the attack through its Amaq news agency, which said dozens of soldiers and police officers had been killed or injured. The government has not provided a figure of dead or injured.
Boko Haram militants kill 92 Chadian soldiers - president
Footage on state TV showed Deby, who has ruled Chad since 1990 and survived several rebellions and coup attempts, walking among the charred remains of burned-out vehicles.
US could be next 'virus epicentre' as India locks down, global recession looms
India joined the ranks of Britain and other countries clamping down to hold back the virus as business activity collapsed from Japan to the United States at a record pace in March.
UK calls for 250,000 volunteers as virus deaths surge
However, public transport in London was busy during the morning rush hour and the streets were far from deserted amid confusion over the government’s advice to workers.
African jazz legend Manu Dibango dies from coronavirus in France
In the early 1960s, his style of playing took on more African rhythms as he collaborated with Brussels-based musicians from Congo and he began touring in Africa, developing his trademark pumping saxophone rhythms.
Asterix's second 'father' Uderzo dies at 92
Albert Uderzo and author Rene Goscinny are known as the 'fathers' of the French comic series about a small village of Gauls who stand up to Roman occupiers.
Africans improvise sanitisers, masks to plug shortages
Across Africa, dwindling supplies of sanitiser and surgical masks could prove a boon for entrepreneurs seeking to plug shortages.
SA's foreign direct investment dips in 2019
Since the beginning of February, as coronavirus infections climbed, the rand plunged more than 10%, bond yields rose to all-time highs, while around R4.5 trillion exited the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.
WADA to continue testing 'where possible' amid coronavirus
The coronavirus outbreak upended many upcoming international sporting events, most recently casting doubt on whether the Tokyo Summer Games could advance as scheduled.
Players accept games may have to take place without fans - PFA's Barnes
English soccer has been suspended until at least 30 April due to the coronavirus crisis, although the Football Association, Premier League and EFL have agreed to extend the season indefinitely.
Rand on the ropes as virus fears mount
With South Africa reporting a sharp jump in confirmed coronavirus cases on Monday to 402, from less than 50 just over a week ago, sentiment towards the rand and other local assets is set to remain on the ropes.
Du Plessis named among contracted players by Cricket South Africa
Faf Du Plessis has handed over the captaincy in all three formats to wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock.
Ex-boss Moyo's appeal dismissed - Old Mutual
The Supreme Court of Appeal has refused ex-Old Mutual Chief Executive Peter Moyo leave to appeal a decision overturning his temporary reinstatement and dismissing the case against his sacking in June, Old Mutual said on Monday.
Nigeria confirms first fatality from coronavirus - NCDC
The patient was a 67-year-old man who returned following a medical procedure in the United Kingdom with underlying medical conditions.
Tunisia allocates $850 million to combat effects of coronavirus
Tunisia has confirmed 60 cases of the disease, which is expected to hit its tourism sector, which accounts for about 10% of gross domestic product.
Le Clos faces uncertain training future amid Olympic doubts
Le Clos had set up in Turkey after an earlier camp in Italy had been cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak, but is now at home in Cape Town.
Gin to disinfectant: Belgian distillery joins fight against coronavirus
In the town of Wichelen, the Rubbens distillery decided to play its part: it started treating the alcohol that normally goes into gin and genever - a juniper-flavoured liquor - with ether, producing a disinfectant liquid for hands and surfaces.
Australia freezes proposed domestic rugby competition due to coronavirus
Rugby Australia said the remodelled competition had a planned start date of 3 April but had been suspended until at least 1 May.