Virus prevention measures have taken a violent turn in parts of Africa as countries impose lockdowns and curfews or seal off major cities.
Fears are growing about the spread of the coronavirus in Africa after Zimbabwe announced its first case — in one of Africa’s most visited tourist locations.
More African countries have closed their borders as the spread of coronavirus threatened to turn the continent of 1.3 billion people into an alarming new front for the pandemic.
Sports projects in Africa that tackle social issues affecting women and girls are to receive £1.75 million joint funding from the Scottish Government and Comic Relief.
Uganda is scrambling to respond to the arrival of the biggest locust outbreak that parts of East Africa have seen in decades.
The Duke of Sussex’s claim that a Sunday newspaper wrote an inaccurate article about wildlife pictures posted on his Instagram account has been dismissed by a newspaper industry regulator.
A South African billionaire businessman has apologised for telling US President Donald Trump that “Africa loves you” during the World Economic Forum in Davos last week.
Locusts by the millions are chomping their way across a large part of Africa in the worst outbreak some places have seen in 70 years.
Boris Johnson has vowed to invite African leaders to the UK “regularly” following the investment summit in London this week.
The Duke of Sussex has arrived in Canada to be reunited with wife Meghan and son Archie.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have told African leaders about their aspiration to tour the continent which holds “a very special place” in William’s heart.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have hosted a glittering Buckingham Palace reception for world leaders from Africa.
Boris Johnson has set out his post-Brexit trade pitch to African leaders with his vision to put “people before passports” in an immigration system overhaul.
The 22 richest men in the world have more wealth than 325 million women in Africa, a report by Oxfam has found.
Boris Johnson will call for the UK to be the “investment partner of choice” for Africa at a conference in London on Monday.
Malaria could be wiped out as early as 2050 with the right tools, enough funding and sufficient political will power, according to scientists.
Malaria control in Africa is at risk from the spread of multi-drug resistance, scientists say.
For Fraser Yates, graduating from the sport and exercise science course marks the beginning of a year-long journey he hopes will see him do his bit for others.
The Duke of Sussex will be joined on stage by singer Rita Ora at a Hampton Court Palace fundraising concert in aid of his Sentebale charity.
Singer Rita Ora is to perform at a Hampton Court Palace fundraising concert in aid of the Duke of Sussex’s Sentebale charity.
A north-east engineering firm has been awarded new contracts worth more than $50 million.
Researchers at Chester Zoo have captured “momentous” footage of rare giant pangolins, sometimes known as scaly anteaters for their protective armour, revealing new insights into the secretive nocturnal species only found in equatorial Africa.
At least 60% of wild coffees are threatened with extinction, including the species behind one of the world’s most popular beverages, scientists warn.
Hundreds of thousands of books have been donated to Africa this year by a north-east charity.
American rapper Pitbull has recorded a cover version of Toto’s classic rock ballad Africa, to the bemusement of hundreds of listeners online.
Hollywood star Gerard Butler has shared a meal with pupils in Haiti who are being helped by school feeding charity Mary’s Meals.
An Aberdeen writer has published a book exploring African connections within Scottish literature.
Melania Trump has visited a former slave holding facility on the coast of Ghana and said she will “never forget” it.
An African artefact used in a coming-of-age ceremony has gone on display for the first time in more than 70 years.
Shares in Sage Group tanked on Friday as the software firm revised down its forecast for annual sales following a poor first half.