Africanews RSS free and in real-time all news published by, by subscribing to our RSS feeds.Sat, 17 Apr 2021 16:04:29 +0000Slain Mali rebel leader Ould Sidati burried Brahim Ould Sidati was a signatory to a crucial 2015 peace accord. He was gunned down on Tuesday. Sat, 17 Apr 2021 16:04:29 +0000editorial@africanews.com prisoners released amid overcrowding during Covid-19 pandemic"We were crowded in the cells despite the Covid scare and sometimes we were 25 in a single cell," said a former prisoner. Sat, 17 Apr 2021 15:07:10 +0000editorial@africanews.com Verde Prime Minister Correia e Silva runs for re-election Verde's Prime Minister Ulisses Correia e Silva hopes to win a second term in office if his Movement for Democracy (MpD) party wins parliamentary polls on Sunday. Sat, 17 Apr 2021 13:36:49 +0000editorial@africanews.com Verde: Final colourful campaigns before parliamentary election in Cape Verde, a bastion of democracy in Africa, go to the polls Sunday after a campaign dominated by the Covid pandemic and its impact on an economy dependent on tourism.Sat, 17 Apr 2021 12:18:59 +0000editorial@africanews.com evacuated after fire at South Africa hospital injuries or casualties have been reported and patients are being moved to other hospitals.Sat, 17 Apr 2021 10:12:28 +0000editorial@africanews.com Verde: Janira Hopffer Almada may become first female PM just 42 years old, Janira Hopffer Almada is hoping to make history as the next prime minister if her socialist party PAICV wins Sunday's legislative election.Sat, 17 Apr 2021 09:56:22 +0000editorial@africanews.com UN backs ceasefire mechanism, urges foreign forces withdraw comes as a unity government was approved in March to lead the war-ravaged North African nation to December elections.Sat, 17 Apr 2021 07:59:03 +0000editorial@africanews.com Verde's tourism industry battered by coronavirus pandemic crushing impact of the Covid pandemic has brought home to many how dependent Cape Verde is on distant Europe. Sat, 17 Apr 2021 09:00:50 +0000editorial@africanews.com's champion marathon runner Kipchoge ready for Olympic comeback world record holder Eliud Kipchoge told SNTV that he still can perform at the highest level after his six-year unbeaten run ended in 2020.Fri, 16 Apr 2021 19:39:39 (Kizzi Asala) Castro dynasty turns page, Cubans remember fighting in Angola is preparing to turn the page on the wake of the revolution 60 years ago as the Castro dynasty will end next Monday as Raul steps down as head of the Party. Fri, 16 Apr 2021 16:16:09 +0000editorial@africanews.com's Dennis Sassou -Nguesso sworn in for fifth term's President Denis Sassou-Nguesso has taken the oath of office for another term, extending his 36-year accumulated rule. The 77-year-old won 88.4 percent of the vote in the March 21 election, boycotted by the main opposition.Fri, 16 Apr 2021 16:37:25 (Rédaction Africanews) 80% of Nigerian town flees after three attacks in a week so-called Islamic State West Africa Province group unleashed a series of attacks in Borno state, looting and burning homes, warehouses of humanitarian agencies. Fri, 16 Apr 2021 15:16:23 +0000editorial@africanews.com talk diversity and justice at Latin American Music Awards gathered Thursday in Miami for The Latin American Music Awards to celebrate a hopeful revival of the music industry post-pandemic. Fri, 16 Apr 2021 17:49:58 (Kizzi Asala) needed food aid reaches the Central African Republic of residents were forced to escape into the bush while others fled to other cities in January when rebels and armed forces fought for the control of Grimari. Fri, 16 Apr 2021 13:33:42 +0000editorial@africanews.com couple fights Namibian government over surrogate-born twins couple fights Namibian government over surrogate one-month-old twins over their Namibian citizenship status.Fri, 16 Apr 2021 12:28:48 (Kizzi Asala) court approves Talon's election victory'We will go very far' says President Talon after landslide re-electionFri, 16 Apr 2021 11:28:12 (Rédaction Africanews) the Duke of Edinburgh's award in South Africa South Africa, the award was re-launched as The President's Award in 1994. And it's still benefiting people to this day by seeking to build confidence and resilience in young people. Fri, 16 Apr 2021 11:25:28 (Rédaction Africanews) election: Voter turnout low in one district turnout was low in Chad's presidential election amid calls for a boycott by the opposition. Fri, 16 Apr 2021 11:10:35 +0000editorial@africanews.com govt acknowledges the arrest of over 1,000 people's'missing' persons have been confirmed being in custodyFri, 16 Apr 2021 11:09:51 (Rédaction Africanews) Chadian women crushing gravel to make ends meet in dust and heat the heart of the Chadian capital N'Djamena dozens of women spend up to 12 hours a day bent over their work, They pulverising concrete, cement or brick chunks while children hover around them in the dust and heat.Fri, 16 Apr 2021 10:35:15 (Rédaction Africanews), Ethiopia, Sudan talks fail to break Nile Dam deadlock since construction began in 2011, Egypt has regarded the dam as an existential threat to its water supplies, while Sudan fears its own dams would be harmed. Fri, 16 Apr 2021 09:32:59 +0000editorial@africanews.com worshippers distribute free meals during Ramadan Senegalese Muslim community start the month of Ramadan in solidarity and sharingFri, 16 Apr 2021 09:18:58 (Afolake Oyinloye) Partnership Agreement concluded Partnership Agreement between EU and OACPS marks the formal conclusion of the negotiations, setting the political, economic and sectorial cooperation framework for the next twenty years. Fri, 16 Apr 2021 06:14:49 (Afolake Oyinloye) Pépé and Arsenal in the semi-finals made it through to semifinal in the Europa League competition.Fri, 16 Apr 2021 05:58:29 (Rédaction Africanews) Kenyan camels cause next COVID-19 pandemic? the Kapiti Nature Reserve in southern Kenya, this dromedary is furiously undergoing a PCR test to detect a cousin of Covid-19, Mers.Thu, 15 Apr 2021 20:31:26 (Kizzi Asala)é Tour du Faso cycling race back after pandemic hiatus Burkinabé government decided Wednesday that the nation's cycling competition Tour du Faso will take place from October 29th to November 7. Thu, 15 Apr 2021 18:44:12 (Kizzi Asala)'s interim govt sets date for general election next year will next year February and March hold presidential and parliamentary elections, the country’s interim government announced on Thursday. Thu, 15 Apr 2021 17:14:18 (Rédaction Africanews) of the Day: April 15, 2021 News samples the most eventful photos of the day Thu, 15 Apr 2021 16:51:09 (Rédaction Africanews) Thousands protest in Bangui over Mankeur Ndiaye’s discourse thousand Central Africans -- mostly from President Touadéra's United Hearts Movement, took to the streets of Bangui on Thursday.Thu, 15 Apr 2021 16:31:07 (Kizzi Asala)é bombing: Paris court hands down life sentences to defendants in absentia of the Paris Assize Court, Thierry Fusina said all three ‘’deviously attacked French soldiers who were members of a peacekeeping force, with a definite premeditation.''Thu, 15 Apr 2021 15:52:57 (Rédaction Africanews)"France need not apologise for Rwandan genocide"- ex French PM French PM Edouard Balladur has said 'France need not apologise for the 1994 Rwandan genocide. Thu, 15 Apr 2021 17:06:17 (Rédaction Africanews) Coast: Activities of open-air washermen raise concerns among environmentalists washers as well as their clients are exposed to health problems such as typhoid fever, hepatitis and cholera. Another visible impact is on the environment, with the Ebrié lagoon having already lost more than 1/10th of its surface area over the past three decades.Thu, 15 Apr 2021 15:54:00 (Rédaction Africanews) first vote in US Congress to right the wrongs of slavery US congressional committee on Wednesday passed a bill to provide financial compensation for the wrongs of slavery in the United States.Thu, 15 Apr 2021 15:06:46 (Kizzi Asala) wins 5,000m, falls short of Olympic qualifying time 30-year-old athlete clocked 15:52'28", more than 42 seconds off the mark required (15:10') to go to JapanThu, 15 Apr 2021 14:21:06 (Rédaction Africanews) Michael J. Woodard stars in 'Arlo the Alligator Boy' on Netflix 'American Idol' fan favourite, Michael J. Woodard is the voice of 'Arlo the Alligator Boy' on Netflix.Thu, 15 Apr 2021 12:45:16 (Kizzi Asala)'s ''WorldRemit'' tycoon gives back [Business Africa] Ahmed founded the now famed money transfer company, WorldRemit and this horn of African nation was its first market. Today, Somaliland’s mobile tech infrastructure is considered as one of the best on the continent. And the WorldRemit founder is poised to have a huge impact on Somalilanders. Thu, 15 Apr 2021 12:21:41 (Ignatius Annor) receives first batch of Covid-19 jabs for UN personnel, families CAR has recorded 5,682 covid-19 cases, 5,112 recoveries and 75 deaths.Thu, 15 Apr 2021 11:00:08 (Rédaction Africanews) years after hundreds of Chibok girls were abducted, over 100 are still missing years after hundreds of schoolgirls were abducted by Boko Haram in Chibok, northeast Nigeria, more than 100 are still missing, Thu, 15 Apr 2021 10:25:30 (Afolake Oyinloye) farmers in Tunisia's north fight to keep unique traditional irrigation system Food and Agriculture Organization has said the ramli system was "unique not only in Tunisia but in the whole world". But farmers regret their products lack formal certification, despite the FAO designation. Thu, 15 Apr 2021 13:16:32 (Rédaction Africanews) League: City jubilant, Real secured Guardiola shared an emotional moment with goal scorer Phil Foden as Manchester City ended its run of failure in the Champions League quarterfinals WednesdayThu, 15 Apr 2021 10:06:35 (Rédaction Africanews) muslims resume collective prayers during Ramadan under strict health protocols at the mosque were suspended in 2020 because of the pandemic. The collective prayers of the holy month are allowed this year. The government lifted health restrictions in March after a decline in coronavirus infections. Thu, 15 Apr 2021 09:16:16 (Rédaction Africanews) Verde PM Correia e Silva 'confident' he will win re-election in legislative polls Cape Verde Prime Minister Ulisses Correia e Silva, who is running for re-election in this week's legislative elections, says he is "confident" he will win "with an absolute majority"Thu, 15 Apr 2021 07:01:45 (Afolake Oyinloye) Coffee: South Africa's rags-to-riches DJ carries on despite Covid coronavirus pandemic has silenced many artists, but South Africa's house music pioneer, Nkosinathi Maphumulo, popularly known as DJ Black Coffee, has hardly slowed down. The legendary DJ released his sixth album, the first in five years.Wed, 14 Apr 2021 19:30:03 (Rédaction Africanews) to Uganda: End post-election crackdown ruler Yoweri Museveni was declared winner of the January 14 election in which the campaigning period was dominated by episodes of violenceWed, 14 Apr 2021 19:18:10 (Ronald Lwere Kato) President Talon hardens tone after re-election's President Talon on Wednesday vowed to prosecute and punish those responsible for the pre-election violence that erupted in the countryWed, 14 Apr 2021 19:27:04 (Kizzi Asala) Seedorf Says #BlackLivesMatter in European Football football star Clarence Seedorf is combatting racism in European football as he calls for black representation across the sport. Thu, 15 Apr 2021 15:13:32 (Kizzi Asala) of the Day: April 14, 2021 News samples the most eventful photos of the day Wed, 14 Apr 2021 19:51:42 (Rédaction Africanews) to destroy thousands of expired Covid vaccines - Minister apathy fueled by conspiracy theories and misinformation have affected the uptake of Covid inoculations in the southern African country Thu, 15 Apr 2021 09:18:12 (Rédaction Africanews) flee to Niger after third devastating attack in northeast are fleeing into Niger Republic after gunmen attacked Damasak town, Borno state in northeast Nigeria on Wednesday. Wed, 14 Apr 2021 16:18:38 (Kizzi Asala)'s centuries old 'Ramadan Cannon' fired after 30 years of silence with the start of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, Egypt fired on Tuesday the centuries-old Midfa Al-Iftar or Ramadan Cannon at Cairo's historic Salah El-Din citadel after 30 years of silence.Wed, 14 Apr 2021 16:17:15 (Rédaction Africanews)