Rafiki was killed by a sharp object that penetrated his internal organs, an investigation found. There are only 1,000 of his species left in Uganda and the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) described Rafiki's death as a "very big blow".
As the UN-led Inter-Agency Task Force on Financing for Development report suggests, governments must take measures to avert debt overload and address the economic and financial havoc wrought by the pandemic.
Joselia began singing at the age of 3, and recently told her mother she wanted to do a song about fighting the coronavirus.
Nigerian fashion designer Sefiya Diejomaoh likes to wear bright, bold clothes to match her personality. She believes a global pandemic should not get in the way of her sense of style.
The world-famous song "Pata Pata", a South African dance hit from 1967, is being re-released with new lyrics to spread information about coronavirus to vulnerable communities.
The Library of Africa and the African Diaspora (LOATAD), a passion project launched by Ghanaian-British writer Sylvia Arthur.
The gang hacked into his email and swindled over Dhs232,000 after forging official papers and documents related to some cases.
Tata International Limited (TIL) has completed the first tranche of a receivables securitisation transaction for $48 million in order to support their business growth in Africa.
Six months after the World Health Organization declared a global emergency, the novel coronavirus has killed more than 680,000 people and infected more than 17.5 million, according to an AFP tally.
"Liberia, Sierra Leone, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Cameroon, Nigeria, Morocco are the first set of countries that committed to it," said John Nkengasong, head of the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, based in Addis Ababa.