Comoros Loses Both Goalkeepers as COVID Sweeps Through Squad

Comoros, the surprise package of the Africa Cup of Nations, is struggling to put a team together for their last-16 game against host nation Cameroon after 12 players and management tested positive for COVID-19, their federation announced Saturday. The 12 positive tests include both of the Coelacanths’ fit goalkeepers, with

French Soldier Killed After Attack on Mali Military Base

A French soldier has died after a rocket attack on the French army base in Gao, Mali. The French Armed Forces Ministry released a statement Sunday morning saying the attack occurred on the Gao, Mali, Operation Barkhane military base on Saturday. The statement claimed the attack was carried out by

Logistical Challenges Hampering Africa’s COVID-19 Vaccination Drives

As deliveries of COVID-19 vaccines to Africa finally pick up, many nations are struggling with the logistics of accelerating their inoculation campaigns, the head of Africa’s disease control body said on Thursday. Only 6.6% of Africa’s population of 1.2 billion is fully vaccinated, John Nkengasong, head of the Africa Centres

Casablanca Stock Exchange Ends Trading in Green

The Casablanca Stock Exchange closed the week higher, with its flagship MASI index up 1.21% to 10,943.66 points.The MASI.20, an index of the 20 most liquid stocks, gained 1.56% to 885.26 points. Source: Agency Morocaine De Presse

Casablanca Stock Exchange Starts on Balance

The Casablanca Stock Exchange moved close to balance on Friday morning, with its main index, the MASI, gaining 0.04% to 10,817.88 points.The previous day, the MASI had closed with a loss of 0.91%. Source: Agency Morocaine De Presse