Several soldiers are arrested in Gambia over a foiled alleged coup plot. Authorities say they're in pursuit of three other suspected accomplices. Also in Gambia, a parliamentary committee recommends that the government ban and prosecute an Indian pharmaceutical company accused of causing the deaths of at least 70 children. And in Kenya, a new "hustler fund" has allowed more than 15 million people to access micro-loans.
2 Feb 2022
Guinea-Bissau's president says the situation is back under control after an attempted coup in the country. Earlier in the day, gunfire was heard at the presidential palace. Also, South Africa is coming out of its fourth wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, with schools set to reopen. And we hear from the first woman referee at the Africa Cup of Nations. Rwanda's Salima Mukansanga says she is honoured, excited and wants to encourage more women and girls to do the same.
23 Jun 2019
After reports of a coup attempt, the prime minister of Ethiopia has said the army chief of staff has been shot. Unknown elements reportedly attempted to topple a regional government.