Hamza Mohamed

Hamza Mohamed

Burundi

Burundi election results: What next?

Opposition party claims it won the poll but election board says their candidate garnered 20 percent of the vote.

Burundi election results: What next?

Africa

Burundi gears up to hold tense presidential election

More than five million people are eligible to cast ballots in race to succeed longtime President Pierre Nkurunziza.

Burundi gears up to hold tense presidential election

Coronavirus pandemic

Number of global coronavirus cases passes 4 million: Live updates

Over 277,000 have died worldwide while more than 1.3 million have recovered as countries weigh easing of lockdown rules.

Number of global coronavirus cases passes 4 million: Live updates

Coronavirus pandemic

How is the coronavirus pandemic affecting elections in Africa?

As COVID-19 spreads in the continent, Ethiopia postpones August vote while Guinea goes ahead with disputed referendum.

How is the coronavirus pandemic affecting elections in Africa?

Somalia

A family mourns as US drone attacks in Somalia continue

Civilians paying a heavy price as al-Shabab punishes them and US drone attacks kill them, Somali politician says.

A family mourns as US drone attacks in Somalia continue

Africa

Guinea to hold contested polls boycotted by opposition

Opposition groups accuse President Alpha Conde of planning to amend constitution and run for third term.

Guinea to hold contested polls boycotted by opposition

Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus pandemic: Experts say Somalia risk greater than China

Outbreak be could worse in Somalia than anywhere else if nothing is done before it spreads, medical experts warn.

Coronavirus pandemic: Experts say Somalia risk greater than China

Coronavirus pandemic

In Pictures: How Qatar is coping with the coronavirus pandemic

With more than 400 confirmed cases, Qatar has implemented a series of measures to help contain the outbreak.

In Pictures: How Qatar is coping with the coronavirus pandemic

Somalia

US air strike in Somalia killed civilians: MP

US military says Monday's air raid in Somalia killed 'five terrorists', a claim denied by relatives and a legislator.

US air strike in Somalia killed civilians: MP

Health

366 coronavirus deaths in Italy, Saudi schools shut: Live updates

Death toll in Italy jumps by more than 130 in the past 24 hours, as Riyadh shuts schools and universities.

366 coronavirus deaths in Italy, Saudi schools shut: Live updates

Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus deaths in US rise to six: Live updates

Virus continues to spread around world with Saudi Arabia, Jordan, and Indonesia among countries reporting first cases.

Coronavirus deaths in US rise to six: Live updates

Coronavirus pandemic

Qatar confirms two more coronavirus cases: Live updates

More than 87,000 people infected as outbreak spreads around the world with hotspots in Europe and the Middle East.

Qatar confirms two more coronavirus cases: Live updates