AP Africa ( @AP_Africa ) Twitter Profile

AP_Africa

AP Africa

The @AP's multi-format news from Africa. Header photo by Ben Curtis.

Johannesburg, South Africa

Joined on 19 October, 2017

https://www.apnews.com/tag/apf-africa

  • 52 Tweets
  • 12k Followers
  • 0 Following

The United States says all soldiers from Eritrea should leave Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region 'immediately' and cites 'credible reports' of abuses. abuses.

 168  25  100

As COVID-19 sweeps through South Africa, an ambulance service for a tightly knit Muslim community in Johannesburg has trained in safe body preparation and practices so that people are still buried according to their tradition.

 117  5  38

A judge rules that Ugandan security forces cannot detain presidential challenger Bobi Wine, rebuking authorities for holding the candidate under house arrest following a disputed election.

 113  2  39

Witnesses say soldiers from Eritrea are killing, looting, even acting as local authorities in Ethiopia’s deadly Tigray conflict, while Ethiopia denies their presence.

 217  27  151

Four Zimbabwean Cabinet ministers have died of COVID-19, including three within the past two weeks, highlighting a resurgence of the disease that is sweeping through this southern African country.

 108  12  75

Ugandan presidential challenger Bobi Wine accuses the longtime president of staging a 'coup' in last week’s election and urges people to protest his loss through nonviolent means. But he suggests he might not go to court to challenge the results.

 9  1  9

Pressure is growing on Somalia’s government amid allegations that Somali soldiers have been sent to fight in neighboring Ethiopia’s deadly Tigray conflict. 'That’s my blood and flesh,' one mother says.

 228  17  150

Zimbabwean Foreign Minister Sibusiso Moyo, the army general who announced the coup against then-president Robert Mugabe on television in 2017, has died from COVID-19, amid a resurgence of the disease.

 64  3  22

Replying to @AP_Europe: "The most dangerous migratory route in the world": A boat hidden in the sand emerges as smugglers seek to take migrants from…

 0  0  49

"The most dangerous migratory route in the world": A boat hidden in the sand emerges as smugglers seek to take migrants from Western Sahara into the Atlantic and on to Spain's Canary Islands. Hundreds died on the journey last year.

 93  10  49

Ugandan presidential challenger Bobi Wine has emerged from last week’s disputed election as the country’s most powerful opposition leader after his party won the most seats of any opposition group in the national assembly.

 133  5  34

South Africa’s pioneer Black food writer Dorah Sitole, who quietly defied apartheid to win respect and a readership for African cuisine, died this month of COVID-19. She inspired and mentored several Black celebrity chefs now popular in the country. ...

 239  7  91

The U.S. military says its troop withdrawal of 700 personnel from Somalia is complete, in one of the last actions of President Donald Trump’s presidency.

 137  15  61

Widespread starvation threatens survivors of more than two months of fighting in Ethiopia's Tigray region. Authorities say more than 4.5 million people need emergency food aid.

 103  16  76

A day after Uganda’s longtime leader was declared the winner of the country’s presidential election, the opposition party dismissed the results as “fraud” and called for the release of their leader, Bobi Wine, who is under house arrest.

 111  14  58

Starvation threatens the survivors of more than two months of fighting in Ethiopia’s Tigray region. Authorities say over 4.5 million people need emergency food.

 302  39  220

New satellite images of a refugee camp in Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region show more than 400 structures have been badly damaged in what a research group believes is the latest 'intentional attack' by fighters.

 16  2  12

Uganda’s electoral commission says President Yoweri Museveni has won a sixth term while top opposition challenger Bobi Wine alleges rigging and officials struggle to explain how polling results were compiled amid an internet blackout.

 143  39  90

BREAKING: Ugandan opposition presidential candidate Bobi Wine says the military has entered and 'taken control' of his home and 'we are in serious trouble.'

 450  27  308

Replying to @AP: Nearly a dozen South Sudanese women and girls who accused soldiers of rape won a rare conviction. The case is raising hopes that su…

 0  0  181

Nearly a dozen South Sudanese women and girls who accused soldiers of rape won a rare conviction. The case is raising hopes that such crimes will increasingly be prosecuted in a country where they are rampant.

 765  7  181

End of content

No more pages to load