Africanews RSS free and in real-time all news published by, by subscribing to our RSS feeds.Thu, 29 Feb 2024 20:22:50 +0000Tanzania's second President Hassan Mwinyi dies aged 98 served as President of Tanzania between 1985 and 1995. He succeeded the founding president, Mwalimu Julius NyerereThu, 29 Feb 2024 20:22:50 (Rédaction Africanews) cancer rates rising 2% in every year in people under age 50 suggest that modifiable lifestyle factors, such as eating a diet high in fiber and low in animal fats/red meat, as well as regular exercise and avoiding alcohol and tobacco could reduce a person’s riskThu, 29 Feb 2024 19:33:41 (Rédaction Africanews) condemns Ghana's anti-LGBTQ+ bill, calls for it not to become law“The passage in the Ghanaian Parliament of the so-called Human Sexual Rights and Family Values Bill 2024, is profoundly disturbing. The bill broadens the scope of criminal sanctions against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transexual and queer people, simply for being who they are. We call for tThu, 29 Feb 2024 18:14:13 (Rédaction Africanews) Khashem Cemetery: Iraq's ancient Christian burial ground graves which vary in construction from ones covered with pottery urns to gable-shaped pottery coffins, offer a window into the burial practices and beliefs of Iraq's ancient Christian communities.Thu, 29 Feb 2024 17:31:19 (Rédaction Africanews) opposition leader Yaya Dillo killed in shooting Opposition leader in Chad Yaya Dillo has been killed in a clash with security forces in Chad, officials report.Thu, 29 Feb 2024 15:49:29 (Rédaction Africanews) denies doping as he's hit with four-year ban by Italy one of the word's top midfielders, Pogba was banned for the maximum four years by Italy’s anti-doping court on Thursday after the World Cup winner tested positive for testosterone while with JuventusThu, 29 Feb 2024 15:03:08 (Rédaction Africanews) peacekeepers withdraw from Kamanyola base as DR Congo police take charge MONUSCO force arrived in Congo in 2010 after taking over from an earlier U.N. peacekeeping mission to protect civilians and humanitarian personnel and to support the Congolese government in its stabilization and peace consolidation efforts. However, war continued, displacing millions of people.Thu, 29 Feb 2024 14:44:37 (Rédaction Africanews) Israeli troops accused of deadly shootings on crowd of Palestinians waiting for aid"After they (Israeli military) stopped shooting, we went back to get our aid. By the time I got flour and some canned goods and took it down from the truck, they shot at us. They shot me and the truck driver left and ran over my leg. I lost my nerves. If you want to get us aid this way, .." NahelThu, 29 Feb 2024 14:34:59 (Rédaction Africanews), Ethiopia vow stronger ties Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed spoke of maintaining peaceful ties with Kenya on his state visit to Nairobi. Abiy's deal with Somaliland has rattled the region, with Somalia attempting to build a coalition of countries including Kenya to press Addis Ababa to cancel the agreementThu, 29 Feb 2024 14:03:13 (Rédaction Africanews) is in the spotlight as leaders of gas producing countries convene for summit is looking to cast itself as a critical supplier of natural gas for European countries seeking to lessen their dependence on Russia as it welcomed Thursday envoys from energy-rich nations to a key summit.Thu, 29 Feb 2024 14:01:04 (Rédaction Africanews)"We have to admit we have been a bit slow to address climate crisis"- IMF director"Even today, we build a mobilization around the world, if we put all the national determined contributions together, we would cut in this decade emissions only by 11%. And we have to go somewhere between 25 and 50% to succeed." Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director of the IMFThu, 29 Feb 2024 18:18:14 (Rédaction Africanews) Cristiano Ronaldo suspended for an “offensive gesture" Ronaldo has been suspended for one match for making an allegedly offensive gesture during a Saudi Championship match while playing for Al Nassr in the Saudi Pro League.Thu, 29 Feb 2024 13:14:10 (Rédaction Africanews) migrants died off Senegal's northern coast trying to reach Europe least two dozen people died off Senegal's northern coast and many were injured when their boat capsized, said officials, underscoring the danger of the route used by an increasing number of migrants seeking to reach Spain from West Africa.Thu, 29 Feb 2024 12:08:55 (Rédaction Africanews) Osimhen scores his 2nd hat-trick for Naples Osimhen scored a hat-trick and the struggling Serie A champions routed relegation-threatened Sassuolo 6-1 on Wednesday.Thu, 29 Feb 2024 12:02:23 (Rédaction Africanews) Amnesty law passed by cabinet a significant development, the cabinet of Senegal has approved an amnesty law during its session on Wednesday evening. This decision follows the proposal made last Monday during the inauguration of a national dialogue spearheaded by President Macky Sall.Thu, 29 Feb 2024 12:00:05 (Afolake Oyinloye) 'deeply troubled' by Ghana's anti-LGBTQ legislation US State Department is calling for a review of the law's constitutionality, warning it could harm public health, media, and the economy.Thu, 29 Feb 2024 11:44:44 (Kwabena Adu Gyamfi) of jailed Ugandan militia leader to receive $56 million in compensation- ICC"Tens of thousands of individuals suffered tremendous harm due to the unimaginable atrocities committed during and in the aftermath of the four attacks. We have spoken about that a moment ago, for, in length. Similarly, over 100 women and girls and thousands of children, boys and girls under the ageThu, 29 Feb 2024 11:27:35 (Rédaction Africanews) outbreak kills students in northern Nigeria is an infection which causes an acute inflammation of the outer layers of the brain and spinal cord. It can be life-threatening unless diagnosed and treated early.Thu, 29 Feb 2024 11:06:55 (Rédaction Africanews) urge Nigeria to delay Shell's $2.4 billion sale of assets in deeply polluted Niger Delta activists and international environmental groups want Nigeria's government to delay approving the sale of oil company Shell's onshore assets, claiming Shell is trying to shirk its environmental and social responsibilities in the highly polluted Niger Delta.Thu, 29 Feb 2024 10:53:46 (Rédaction Africanews) of the day: February 28, 2024 of the day: February 27, 2024Thu, 29 Feb 2024 09:12:02 (Rédaction Africanews) Song steps down as Cameroon national team coach Eto'o stated that Song has contributed significantly to the team, but unfortunately, the team has not met its objectives under his leadership. As a result, the executive committee of Fecafoot has decided not to renew Song's contract.Thu, 29 Feb 2024 06:50:46 +0000editorial@africanews.com orders reparations for victims of Ugandan rebel chief at the International Criminal Court on Wednesday granted reparations of more than 52 million euros ($56 million) to thousands of victims of a convicted commander in the shadowy Ugandan rebel group the Lord's Resistance ArmyWed, 28 Feb 2024 20:59:27 (Rédaction Africanews) Authorities announce several deaths after attack on internal security agency government on wednesday accused “elements” of the opposition party Socialist Party Without Borders (PSF)Wed, 28 Feb 2024 18:41:17 (Rédaction Africanews)'s economy contracts 40% as war rages a press conference in Port Sudan, the Finance Minister said that Sudan's economy is going through the worst period in its history, adding that the conflicts have caused great damage to infrastructure, public facilities, private homes and property throughout the countryWed, 28 Feb 2024 18:17:50 (Rédaction Africanews) passes bill making identifying as LGBTQ+ illegal new bill imposes a prison sentence of up to three years for anyone convicted of identifying as LGBTQ+.Thu, 29 Feb 2024 11:48:47 (Rédaction Africanews) President Ruto welcomes Abiy Ahmed in state visit to Nairobi as bilateral ties improve and Kenya last week concluded a strategic framework to promote bilateral cooperation in key areas of economic and social development.Wed, 28 Feb 2024 18:09:51 (Rédaction Africanews) quarter of Palestinians in Gaza, “one step away from famine” - UN month after the ICJ ordered “immediate and effective measures” to protect Palestinians in Gaza from the risk of genocide by ensuring sufficient humanitarian assistance and enabling basic services, NGO Amnesty International says Israel has failed to "take bare minimum steps to comply."Wed, 28 Feb 2024 16:39:18 (Rédaction Africanews), Russia foreign ministers hold talks in Moscow's foreign minister Abdoulaye Diop was in Moscow on Wednesday for a meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergei LavrovWed, 28 Feb 2024 16:29:42 (Rédaction Africanews) Jihadist attacks displace thousands in northern province of Cabo Delgado to an updated published Tuesday by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, a total of 71,681 people have been displaced since 22 December due to attacks or fear of attacks by non-State armed groups. 69 per cent of the displaced being women and children.Wed, 28 Feb 2024 15:24:16 (Rédaction Africanews) Congo: MONUSCO begins withdrawal, hands over first U.N. base to national police considers the U.N. force to be ineffective in protecting civilians from the armed groups and militias that have plagued the east of the vast country for three decades.Wed, 28 Feb 2024 14:55:44 (Rédaction Africanews) Sudan blames fighting in neighbouring Sudan and attacks in the Red Sea for its crisis Sudan's government on Tuesday blamed the country's economic crisis in part on the fighting in neighbouring Sudan and the instability in the Red Sea, where Yemen's Houthi rebels have been attacking international shipping.Wed, 28 Feb 2024 14:51:19 (Rédaction Africanews) Francis had diagnostic tests in a Rome hospital after his weekly audience Francis, who recently had the flu, was sent to a hospital in Rome for diagnostic testing after the papal audience Wednesday, the Vatican said, without giving further details.Wed, 28 Feb 2024 14:46:24 (Rédaction Africanews) vaccine stocks run out as Africa battles outbreaks charity Doctors Without Borders said that the vaccine shortage has slowed its teams trying to respond to outbreaks in more than 16 countriesWed, 28 Feb 2024 14:35:47 (Rédaction Africanews) detains dozens of soldiers who refused deployment in fight against M23 rebels in Congo of Burundian troops have been detained for refusing to be deployed to eastern Congo in the fight against the M23 rebel group as it advances toward a major border city, according to army officers, prison officials and other witnesses.Wed, 28 Feb 2024 14:20:44 (Rédaction Africanews) names former opposition leader Mamadou Oury Bah as prime minister political veteran faces a challenging task of setting up a government amid an indefinite general strike launched this week over deep economic hardships and the military authorities' allegedly repressive policies.Wed, 28 Feb 2024 13:54:44 (Rédaction Africanews) the Argentina-Nigeria match will ultimately not take place Messi's Argentina will face Costa Rica rather than Nigeria in a gala match on March 26 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, the latest change for a match that changed venue and opponent.Wed, 28 Feb 2024 11:29:13 (Rédaction Africanews) Will delayed presidential polls be held in June? 1st round of Senegal's delayed presidential poll could be held on June 2nd, i.e. after the Muslim feast of Eïd and before the rainy season which begins in July.Politicians, civil society members and religious leaders who participated suggested Sall remain in power until his successor is elected.Wed, 28 Feb 2024 13:45:50 (Rédaction Africanews) at least 31 dead and 10 injured in a bus accident least 31 people were killed and 10 others injured when a driver lost control of a passenger bus in southern Mali on Tuesday, the country's government said.Wed, 28 Feb 2024 10:50:41 (Rédaction Africanews) Labour unions continue two day nationwide strike over soaring inflation“Nigerians today, let us rise and let us tell Mr. President (Bola Ahmed Tinubu) what he is supposed to hear and what do we need to tell Mr. President? Nigerians are hungry. There’s hunger in the land." Agnes Sessi, Nigeria Labour Congress Chairman, Lagos ChapterWed, 28 Feb 2024 10:50:44 (Rédaction Africanews) sends its first shipment of liquefied natural gas to Italy first cargo ship loaded with LNG will head to the Italian regasification plant in the Tuscan town of Piombino in the coming days, ENI said in a statement.Wed, 28 Feb 2024 10:30:37 (Rédaction Africanews) family back in Rome following two years of captivity in Mali authorities said the family had lived in Mali for years as part of a “well-integrated community of Jehovah’s Witnesses.”Wed, 28 Feb 2024 10:36:37 +0000editorial@africanews.com suspects linked to murder of South African rapper AKA arrested"It was clear that AKA was monitored from the airport and Tibz was not the intended target in the murder on Florida Road in Durban,"Wed, 28 Feb 2024 10:23:04 (Rédaction Africanews) of the day: February 27, 2024 focuses on the most striking images of the day's news.Wed, 28 Feb 2024 09:53:47 (Rédaction Africanews)'s election agency sets dates for presidential polls to the announcement, the first round of the presidential poll is scheduled for May 6, followed by the second round on June 22. The agency also stated that the lists of candidates selected by the Constitutional Council would be published on March 24.Wed, 28 Feb 2024 08:09:12 +0000editorial@africanews.com's dialogue: Macky Sall leads discussions towards fair and timely elections the dialogue now concluded, all attention turns to President Sall for the final validation of the decisions reached during the discussions. The nation eagerly awaits his response to the proposals put forth by the participants.Wed, 28 Feb 2024 06:16:58 (Wahany Johnson SAMBOU)'Iwájú' first African animated series on Disney transports viewers to futuristic Lagos"We often describe 'Iwájú' as a love letter to Lagos, and in that vein, authenticity was paramount in how we crafted this tale. We wanted to create a world that anyone who has been to Lagos or knows Lagos would be able to look at and recognize. And Lagos is a very beautiful place,.." Ziki NelsonTue, 27 Feb 2024 18:15:16 (Rédaction Africanews)'s foreign minister calls out 'world's double standards' over Israel offensive in Gaza"..At the time when some are deliberately aborting cease-fire efforts in the Gaza Strip, we find them doing everything in their power to stop the war in other crises, and that has become tantamount to giving Israel a green light to continue its violations." Sameh Shoukry, Egyptian foreign ministerTue, 27 Feb 2024 17:17:09 (Rédaction Africanews) Australian tourist missing for more than 9 days Australian tourist who went missing late last week in Zimbabwe, near Victoria Falls, had already been missing for almost a week, according to the latest information released Monday by national park officials.Tue, 27 Feb 2024 15:43:46 (Rédaction Africanews) workers start two-day nationwide protest are living through one of the west African nation's worst economic crises in years triggered by surging inflation and the consequences of monetary policies that have pushed the currency to an all-time low against the dollar.Tue, 27 Feb 2024 15:32:59 (Rédaction Africanews)'One Love' receives more love at the box office, claiming No. 1 spot for second straight week a second straight week, biopic " Bob Marley: One Love " continues to exceed expectations by claiming the No. 1 spot at the box office, overcoming two debut films and Sony's "Madame Web" that's still producing subpar numbers.Tue, 27 Feb 2024 14:49:50 (Rédaction Africanews)