Ugandan politician Robert Kyagulanyi, better known as pop star Bobi Wine: plans to run for president in January 2021. Photograph: Biko Macoins

As Africa tops 500,000 confirmed coronavirus cases, activists and opposition politicians are accusing the continent’s leaders of using the crisis to i(...)

Women sit along the street in downtown Bujumbura, Burundi. Photograph: AFP via Getty Images

Burundi has expelled officials and experts from the World Health Organisation (WHO) ahead of next Wednesday’s presidential elections, which will go ah(...)

Travellers at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. File photograph: Reuters

The World Health Organisation has said that the coronavirus could reach most “if not all countries”. The warning comes after more confirmed cases be(...)