Africanews RSS free and in real-time all news published by, by subscribing to our RSS feeds.Wed, 07 Jun 2023 20:06:46 +0000Uganda: Museveni in State of Nation address reaffirms support for anti-LGBTQ law" in Uganda, sex is confidential, even heterosexual sex. Therefore, if a homosexual keeps his being to himself or confidentially seeks assistance from the doctors or priests, it will not offend this law." Yoweri Museveni, Ugandan President Wed, 07 Jun 2023 20:06:46 (Rédaction Africanews) Dakar closes its consulates abroad after attacks"This precautionary measure follows the series of attacks recently perpetrated against Senegal's diplomatic and consular missions abroad, notably in Paris, Bordeaux (France), Milan (Italy) and New York", said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a statement posted on social networks.Wed, 07 Jun 2023 18:25:10 (Rédaction Africanews)'golo Kante set to join Saudi Arabian club Al Ittihad has agreed a two year deal worth US$ 214 million with an option for another year after that.Wed, 07 Jun 2023 16:59:09 (Rédaction Africanews) temperatures, plastics, overfishing threaten the oceans- scientists"I think the World Oceans Day, we've all got our own interpretation on the theme 'Tides are changing.' For me, it's about moving from saying that's a problem and to saying whatever the solutions. To me, that feels much more empowering. It feels like something that we can do together as a global sociWed, 07 Jun 2023 16:00:36 (Rédaction Africanews) to convert massacre forest into a memorial site’s interior minister Kithure Kindiki said once the recovery of the bodies in the 800 acre forest is complete, the government will then turn the place into a remembrance centre so that Kenyans and the world do not forget what happened at that place. Wed, 07 Jun 2023 15:20:52 (Rédaction Africanews) Joint "6x6" committee sign agreements on drafting election law"We succeeded in signing agreements on the legislative and presidential laws with the agreement of all the members of the commission and we hope that this step will be beneficial for the stability of Libya which will make it possible to organize legislative and presidential elections this year."Wed, 07 Jun 2023 14:11:00 (Rédaction Africanews) Abdul-Mateen II earns a Tony Award nomination for 'Topdog/Underdog'“Topdog/Underdog” is about two brothers, abandoned in their teenage years, named Lincoln and Booth, as they deal with the ramifications of their history while fending for themselves by hustling. It’s about sibling rivalry, inequality and society’s false promises.Wed, 07 Jun 2023 13:52:42 (Rédaction Africanews) Accused of sexism, Booba's concert canceled Booba concert scheduled for June 21 in Casablanca has been canceled by local authorities, amid a boycott campaign accusing the French rapper of sexism, AFP learned from organizers on Tuesday.Wed, 07 Jun 2023 12:59:50 (Rédaction Africanews) Africa: Cape Town innovates to overcome water shortages of wastewater, desalination… The South African city has adopted an ambitious plan, in particular financial, to ensure its supply of drinking water, threatened by climate change and the rural exodus.Wed, 07 Jun 2023 12:16:35 (Rédaction Africanews) the main opposition party suspended's main opposition party, the National Council for Freedom (CNL), has seen its activities suspended by the Interior Ministry due to " irregularities" during its last two congresses, it has been reported. learned in a letter made public on Tuesday. Wed, 07 Jun 2023 10:30:27 (Rédaction Africanews) a new Constitutional Court with a controversial composition new Constitutional Court of Benin began its mandate on Tuesday, a jurisdiction with a composition criticized by the opposition, which denounces the absence of its representatives within this institution, in particular responsible for supervising the 2026 elections.Wed, 07 Jun 2023 09:55:37 (Rédaction Africanews) Algeria and Sierra Leone elected to Security Council, Sierra Leone, Guyana and South Korea were elected unchallenged on Tuesday to sit on the UN Security Council in 2024-25, while Slovenia handily beat Belarus for the only contested seat.Wed, 07 Jun 2023 09:34:21 (Rédaction Africanews) genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga declared unfit to stand trial genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga has been declared unfit to stand trial by the UN war crimes judges saying he had severe dementia and could not take a stand properly.Wed, 07 Jun 2023 08:52:45 (Rédaction Africanews)'s content creators reject tax proposals content creators in Kenya have denounced the government's tax proposals that include a 15% tax on their earningsWed, 07 Jun 2023 07:13:38 +0000editorial@africanews.com striker Karim Benzema completes move to Al-Ittihad winner of the 2022 Golden Ball has signed a 3-year contract with Saudi Arabia's Al-Ittihad and will earn more than 50 million dollars per season Wed, 07 Jun 2023 06:27:52 +0000editorial@africanews.com Loved ones mourn student killed during unrest a cautious calm returned to Dakar on Monday (June 6) after days of clashes, dozens of emotional friends and relatives gathered to pray around 26-year-old Elhaji Cisse. He was walking home on June 2nd evening when he was shot in the shoulder and later died at hospital.Tue, 06 Jun 2023 20:42:18 (Rédaction Africanews) president on a state visit to South Africa Ramaphosa detailed during a press conference with his Portuguese counterpart Tuesday (June 6), the progress of the African peace delegation set to visit Ukraine and Russia later this month.Tue, 06 Jun 2023 19:31:58 (Rédaction Africanews) FIFA U20 World Cup: Late goal pushes Nigeria out Korea's goal in extra-time ended Nigeria's U-20 World Cup in Argentina. The semi-finals will be played on June 8. The final will take place on June 11.Tue, 06 Jun 2023 18:40:21 (Rédaction Africanews) Migration, economic crisis top agenda of visiting Italian PM Premier Giorgia Meloni was welcomed in Tunis Tuesday (June 6) for a day of talks with leaders during which she was expected to touch on issues ranging from energy to economic crisis. She was also set to address the increased numbers of migrants leaving Tunisia for Italy.Tue, 06 Jun 2023 16:54:34 (Rédaction Africanews) families seek safety in the Central African Republic majority of new arrivals are women and children from Nyala in Sudan, who say they faced threats by armed men, extortion of goods, physical aggression and sexual violence.Tue, 06 Jun 2023 16:34:02 (Rédaction Africanews)ôte d'Ivoire unveils new environmental code to fight plastic pollution Ivorian environment minister announced on the World Environment Day (June 5) the upcoming implementation of a new environmental code against plastic pollution in the nation. Tue, 06 Jun 2023 15:39:03 (Rédaction Africanews) Edouard Philippe wants to toughen the migration agreement with Algeria Edouard Philippe wants to toughen the migration agreement with AlgeriaTue, 06 Jun 2023 15:22:39 (Rédaction Africanews) Africa's economy avoids recession with slim first-quarter growth Africa's economy grew slightly in the first three months of the year, confounding fears of a recession for Africa's most industrialized country, official data showed Tuesday.Tue, 06 Jun 2023 15:12:27 (Rédaction Africanews) leaders ready for mediation in Russia and Ukraine leaders, seeking to help end the war, agreed on Monday for a mediation mission in mid-June to Russia and Ukraine, the South African presidency announced on Tuesday.Tue, 06 Jun 2023 14:28:55 (Rédaction Africanews) telephone conversation after rare border incident President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi spoke on the phone to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday following a rare deadly incident on the border between the two countries, the Egyptian presidency announced.Tue, 06 Jun 2023 13:59:15 (Rédaction Africanews) Demonstrators protest tax hike plans, 11 arrested"Down down finance bill," chanted protesters as a group of about 100 marched towards parliament in Nairobi, which resumed on Tuesday (June 6) after a recess and is expected to debate the legislation this week.Tue, 06 Jun 2023 14:09:47 (Rédaction Africanews) rejects HRW accusations of "ethnic cleansing" in Tigray Ethiopian government on Tuesday rejected recent accusations by Human Rights Watch (HRW) of a campaign of "ethnic cleansing" in the western region of Tigray, which it said were not based on "any evidence".Tue, 06 Jun 2023 13:31:06 (Rédaction Africanews) beautify Rabat streets with giant murals artists from Morocco and others visiting from aboard spent 10 days in the capital city of Rabat, beautifying it with giant murals as part of the Jidar-Rabat Street Art Festival.Tue, 06 Jun 2023 13:27:52 (Rédaction Africanews) 10 DRC Congolese killed in Khartoum nationals of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) were killed Sunday in Khartoum in bombings by the "regular army" on a campus in the Sudanese capital, the Congolese government announced on Monday in Kinshasa.Tue, 06 Jun 2023 11:41:51 (Rédaction Africanews)'Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse' production getting more successful Lord and Chris Miller didn't expect their 2018 animation"Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" to be a runway hit, so when it came to making the sequel - the box office-topping "Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse" - their choices were clear.Tue, 06 Jun 2023 11:41:06 (Rédaction Africanews) Koranic teacher arrested on suspicion of raping 27 schoolgirls. Senegalese Koranic master suspected of raping 27 of his schoolgirls in Touba was arrested on Monday in the central Senegalese town after several weeks on the run, a police official told AFP.Tue, 06 Jun 2023 10:39:07 (Rédaction Africanews) 3 intellectuals castigate Macky Sall's "authoritarian drift""The situation our country is currently experiencing results from the authoritarian drift of President Macky Sall, " say, Mohamed Mbougar Sarr, Felwine Sarr, and Boubacar Boris Diop in a column published in the press and social networks.Tue, 06 Jun 2023 10:21:58 (Rédaction Africanews) pollutes debate on GMOs in Kenya October, the administration of President William Ruto, who is due to be elected in August 2022, authorised the import and cultivation of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), which had been banned since 2012, in particular to deal with the historic drought ravaging the Horn of Africa.Tue, 06 Jun 2023 10:06:25 (Rédaction Africanews) racism plagues football manifestation of a deeper societal problem, racism is a decades-old issue in soccer — predominantly in Europe but seen all around the world — that has been amplified by the reach of social media and a growing willingness for people to call it out. Tue, 06 Jun 2023 11:12:06 (Pierre Michaud) slowly returns in Senegal following deadly protests is finally settling in Senegal after deadly confrontations between the police and the supporters of the embattled opposition leader Ousmane Sonko after a Dakar court found him guilty on charges of corrupting the youths.Tue, 06 Jun 2023 09:00:18 (Rédaction Africanews) Lee Berger announces exciting new discovery Africa-based scientist and explorer Lee Berger announced the discovery of a non-human species that used symbols to mark the tombs of their deadTue, 06 Jun 2023 08:03:02 +0000editorial@africanews.com Ons Jabeur reaches quarter-finals at Roland Garros tennis player Ons Jabeur beat Bernarda Pera of the United States reaching the quarter-finals of the French OpenTue, 06 Jun 2023 12:52:13 +0000editorial@africanews.com and Portugal sign new cooperation agreement Portuguese president, António Costa, was welcomed to Angola by President João Lourenço on MondayTue, 06 Jun 2023 09:06:27 +0000editorial@africanews.comôte d'Ivoire: 2023 Africa CEO Forum eyes speeding up rise of new generation of leaders forum that kicked off on Monday (June 5) comes at a time when African economies are affected by a lack of funding. Over 70 countries are represented and 2,000 people are taking part in the event. Those include company directors, heads of states and governments world deciders.Mon, 05 Jun 2023 20:24:40 (Rédaction Africanews) Sudan struggles to clear mines as 2026 deadline approaches 5,000 people have been killed or injured by unexploded ordnances and land mines since 2004, according to the UN Mine Action Service (UNMAS). The country has given UNMAS until 2026 to clear all anti-personnel minefields in the country. However, munitions are being found daily.Mon, 05 Jun 2023 20:07:34 (Rédaction Africanews) At least 315,000 grave violations against children in 18 years of conflict UN has verified 315,000 grave violations (killing, maiming, sexual violence) committed by parties to conflict in more than 30 conflict situations across Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America. The true toll is likely to be far higher. Mon, 05 Jun 2023 20:32:49 (Rédaction Africanews) maps impact of Cuban protest song, 'Patria y Vida' documentary aims to chart the impact of one song which became the soundtrack of anti-government protests in Cuba in 2021 Mon, 05 Jun 2023 16:35:56 (Philip Andrew Churm) and lions battle for resources in Kenyan national park increasing number of lions have been killed in a Kenyan national park as humans feel increasingly threatened by them Mon, 05 Jun 2023 15:00:28 (Philip Andrew Churm) citizens lead fight against plastic pollution to the UNICEF, Abidjan produces over 288 tonnes of waste each day. However, waste collection remains one of the city's weak spots. Charles Gore Bi decided to act against the scourge of plastic pollution and started a movement in his neighbourhood of Plateau Bay two years ago.Mon, 05 Jun 2023 13:38:31 (Rédaction Africanews) more than 2 million displaced, humanitarian aid is slipping linked to Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State group has made Burkina Faso one of the fastest-growing internally displaced populations in the world, with the number of displaced people increasing by more than 2,000% since 2019, according to government data.Mon, 05 Jun 2023 12:54:02 (Rédaction Africanews) dead in South Africa shooting at men's hostel near Durban men were declared dead immediately after the shooting in the pre-dawn hours of Saturday in the Umlazi township. An eighth man died on Sunday, police said.Mon, 05 Jun 2023 11:20:34 (Rédaction Africanews) at least 7 schoolgirls drowned in the sinking of a canoe least seven young schoolgirls who were going to take college entrance exams on Monday drowned after their canoe capsized on the Niger River near the town of Kouroussa in Upper Guinea, said a minister and a relative of a victim.Mon, 05 Jun 2023 11:10:48 (Rédaction Africanews) champions Al Ahly win first leg of CAF Champions League final's Al Ahly won 2-1 in Cairo against Morocco's Wydad; the two teams will face off on June 11th in CasablancaMon, 05 Jun 2023 10:46:43 +0000editorial@africanews.com Ghetto Kids lose out in Britain's Got Talent final dance sensations, the Ghetto Kids, have missed out on swiping one of the top three spots in the epic showdown of Britain's Got Talent.Mon, 05 Jun 2023 10:45:59 (Rédaction Africanews) Burna Boy takes London by storm with epic concert 80,000 fans in attendance, the atmosphere was electrifying as the crowd eagerly awaited the show,Mon, 05 Jun 2023 10:17:37 (Rédaction Africanews)