Army deployed as South Africans begin three-week quarantine
We take a look at reactions to Spanish King Felipe's visit to a Madrid emergency hospital. Plus, South Africa begins a three-week confinement period.
Coronavirus: South Africa announces three-week lockdown
Authorities across Africa are bracing for the coronavirus pandemic to hit home. We take a closer look at the situation in South Africa, where a three-week lockdown has been announced.
South Africa quarantines 1,700 on cruise ship
A cruise liner and a cargo vessel are being held in Cape Town after a crew member on one of the ships showed signs of coronavirus.
Coronavirus outbreak: 12 out of 54 African countries reported infections
12 out of Africa's 54 countries have reported cases of coronavirus, however the region has seen fewer cases than others outside of the continent. We spoke to Dr. Michel Yao, the head of the World Health Organization's Emergency Response in Africa, for more analysis. Egypt's tourism industry is feeling the impact of the spread of the virus with many fearing economic recovery could stall. Finally, South Africa's tourism association issued new guidelines to condemn the domestication of wild animals for tour
Coronavirus outbreak: 13 cases confirmed in South Africa
The World Health Organization has labeled the Coronavirus as a pandemic, this as more cases are confirmed across Africa. Our correspondent in South Africa gave us the latest on how the government is preparing for the outbreak there. Several women were coerced into sterilisatoin at health care centers in South Africa, many has been diagnosed as HIV-positive. Finally, women in Angola are bearing the brunt of climate change as they often find themselves having to support the family during droughts in rural
Sanusi Lamido Ousted, Ado Bayero becomes new Emir of Kano, Nigeria confirms 2nd case of coronavirus and more
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South Africa slips into recession
South Africa slips into recession for the second time in two years - we tell you more. Meanwhile, in Nigeria, motorcycle and tricycle taxis have been banned in Lagos. Drivers are suffering from the impact it has had on their lives. Finally, we hear from South African designer and 2019 LVMH prize winner Thebe Magugu. He's now exhibiting his creations at his first Paris Fashion Week.
South Africa budget: Billions pledged to tackle energy crisis
South Africa's budget announcement includes a pledge to spend billions on ailing state electricity company Eskom. A funeral for Egypt's former leader Hisni Mubarak focuses on his military past rather than his political legacy. And finally refugees who have been living in Kenya's Kakuma camp return home to eastern Ethiopia motivated in part by recent political and economic reforms in their country.
SA High Commissioner Mseleku on strengthening relations with Nigeria
The Nigeria-South Africa relation is conducted via a Bi-National Commission which was established in 1999. 2019 marked the 20th Anniversary of the commission. As a new decade begins, South Africa’s High Commissioner to Nigeria, Thami Mseleku joins CNBC Aftrica to discuss ways the country plans to foster its relations with Nigeria.
Angela Merkel touts renewables in coal-hungry South Africa
Chancellor Merkel met with South Africa's president to discuss how his country can move towards renewable energy to fight climate change. The pair also discusses the war in Libya and business investments in South Africa.
South Africa: Ramaphosa's state of the nation speech delayed by protests
South Africa is in for more power cuts, says President Cyril Ramaphosa in his state of the nation address. The speech gets off to a tough start as he's heckled by the opposition before he delivers the gloomy news. Also, DR Congo's former spy boss is reportedly briefly held after returning from Ethiopia. Kalev Mutondo was the head of the Congolese National Intelligence Agency under former leader Joseph Kabila until he was fired by the new president last year. And finally, in a bid to be more environmentally friendly, more South African surfers are ditching the fibreglass for wooden surfboards.