Africanews RSS free and in real-time all news published by, by subscribing to our RSS feeds.Tue, 26 Sep 2023 18:03:24 +0000Malians react to election postponement the announcement that Mali's presidential election will be postponed, the reactions of locals in Bamako were mixed. Tue, 26 Sep 2023 18:03:24 (Rédaction Africanews) Africa train ahead of final World Cup pool game against Tonga Springboks need five points from the Pool B clash or they will have to play a knockout match for a place in the quarter-finalsTue, 26 Sep 2023 16:52:03 +0000editorial@africanews.com regime responds to news of French withdrawal's military regime have said there should be a "negotiated framework" established with Paris to coordinate the withdrawal of French troops. Tue, 26 Sep 2023 15:26:33 (Rédaction Africanews) vital date industry hit by ongoing war northern Sudan, the country's date industry is the latest casualty of the ongoing war. Tue, 26 Sep 2023 14:07:28 (Rédaction Africanews) orders 8 officials arrested after flood disaster officials are suspected of "bad management" and negligence, among other offences, a statement from the prosecutor general's office said, adding that seven of them served currently or previously in offices responsible for water resources and dam managementTue, 26 Sep 2023 13:43:20 +0000editorial@africanews.com 24 game unveiled at starry event in Paris eagerly awaited FC 24 game will be released on Friday 29 September, with early access available to players who have purchased the Ultimate Edition. Tue, 26 Sep 2023 12:04:02 (Rédaction Africanews) Dance show performance embraces diversity to 'break down walls'"The show isn't about disability at all, let's just say that I've created conditions of diversity, mixing, but we only talk about dance, it's really an artistic project." Andrew Graham, French-British choreographer Tue, 26 Sep 2023 11:06:03 (Rédaction Africanews) activist Kemi Seba arrives in Niamey who heads the Urgence Panafricaniste movement is expected to address rallies in support of Niger's military authoritiesTue, 26 Sep 2023 10:33:00 +0000editorial@africanews.com power lifter scores Africa's first Invictus gold medal"I was fired by Boko Haram terrorists with “AA” , a gun called anti-aircraft, that is being used for aircraft. So, I was fired by Boko Haram and that led to the amputation of my left leg. ButI am good in power lifting, volleyball, tennis ball, shot put, so I don’t have time to think or be worried"Tue, 26 Sep 2023 10:18:32 (Rédaction Africanews), US sign defense agreement ahead planned Haiti deployment"When all the processes beginning, with the approval by the US Security Council, are put in place, Kenya is ready, Kenya is willing to lead that multinational peacekeeping force that will go to Haiti." Aden Duale, Kenyan Minister of DefenceTue, 26 Sep 2023 06:19:32 (Rédaction Africanews) presidential election dates announced will hold a presidential vote on December 10 to 12, 2023, the country's election authority announced Monday.Mon, 25 Sep 2023 18:08:08 (Rédaction Africanews) to 'evaluate' Niger ties after France kicked out will "evaluate" its future steps on the Niger crisis after France announced the withdrawal of its ambassador and troops from the coup-hit nation, US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said MondayMon, 25 Sep 2023 17:03:47 +0000editorial@africanews.com Niamey's residents react to news of French withdrawal President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday that French troops in Niger will withdraw by the end of the year.Mon, 25 Sep 2023 16:53:21 (Rédaction Africanews) France increasingly isolated in Sahel as it prepares for withdrawal Sunday's announcement that it will withdraw its troops from Niger, France appears increasingly isolated on the continent.Mon, 25 Sep 2023 15:44:16 (Rédaction Africanews) to hold presidential elections in December exercise was initially scheduled for the spring of 2024, the maximum period stipulated by the Constitution. Observers say economic considerations were behind the decision to hold the vote sooner. Egypt is caught between inflation and currency which have increased public angerMon, 25 Sep 2023 15:38:54 +0000editorial@africanews.com rejects Museveni's offer to mediate unification talks with Somalia’s government declared autonomy from Somalia in 1991 but has not gained international recognition for independenceMon, 25 Sep 2023 13:54:23 +0000editorial@africanews.com junta announces postponement of presidential election ruling junta in Mali announced on Monday the postponement of presidential elections scheduled for February 2023.Mon, 25 Sep 2023 13:25:59 (Rédaction Africanews) volunteers in Tripoli deliver outfits to flood-hit Derna work at a women's training and development centre in Tripoli, contributing to relief efforts supporting affected people in eastern Libya following a deadly flood, by manufacturing, clothing, uniforms, and shroudsMon, 25 Sep 2023 12:41:34 +0000editorial@africanews.com flood: Cook Salah Khalil alongside volunteers prepare meals for the displaced"We need to help our people in this catastrophe. This is not a matter of launching an initiative, it's a matter of giving a hand, we must remain immersed in what happened especially that I am from this beautiful city [Derna]." Salah Khalil, Libyan cookMon, 25 Sep 2023 11:24:35 (Rédaction Africanews) 6km charity walk to support children fighting Cancer a bid to create awareness on early cancer detection on children the Okapi Children Cancer Foundation in Abuja, Nigeria held a 6km charity walk to support children fighting cancer.Mon, 25 Sep 2023 10:51:15 (Rédaction Africanews), China mark strengthened ties at mid-Autumn Festival celebration in Lagos“The opportunities before us are enormous, and the potential for our collaboration knows no bounds. By maximizing business synergy between Nigeria and China - through government-backed incentives. We have the chance to create a brighter, more prosperous future for our businesses, our people, and ourMon, 25 Sep 2023 10:16:01 (Rédaction Africanews) Families mourn victims of contraband fuel depot fire is a major destination for smuggled fuel from Neighboring Nigeria. A decision in May by Nigeria's government to end a fuel subsidy caused a dramatic rise in prices, increasing the appetite for smuggled fuelMon, 25 Sep 2023 09:16:48 +0000editorial@africanews.com Hundreds compete in Dakar to Gorée Island swimming race"This Dakar-Gorée crossing is really exciting and a challenge for everyone. And for young people planning to prepare for the Youth Olympic Games, it's a good opportunity to take part because it's young people at this age who can take part ..... in international competitions." Lamine NdoyeMon, 25 Sep 2023 09:03:00 (Jerry Fisayo-Bambi) to end its military presence in Niger and pull its ambassador out“ So France has decided to bring back its ambassador, and in the coming hours our ambassador and several diplomats will return to France. And we will put an end to our military cooperation with the current Niger authorities because they don’t want to fight against terrorism anymore.” Emmanuel MacronMon, 25 Sep 2023 07:05:47 (Rédaction Africanews) Burkina Faso warns against Libya scenario in Niger, slams “international hypocrisy” a lengthy speech delivered in a vehement tone, Burkina Faso's Minister of State addressed the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly on Sep. 23. ECOWAS, the A.U., and the UN must become “true organizations of peoples instead of structures used by a minority,” he said.Mon, 25 Sep 2023 09:36:29 (Rédaction Africanews) Marathon: Ethiopia's Assefa sets new women's world record, Kipchoge bags 5th win Assefa is the new hodler of the women's marathon world record. On Sunday (Sep. 24) she broke, by more than two minutes, the previous record set by Kenya's Brigid Kosgei in 2019.Mon, 25 Sep 2023 09:41:44 +0000editorial@africanews.com edges South Africa in Rugby World Cup clash of titans a low-scoring but ferociously gripping match, both sides scored a try but Ireland slotted all of its goalkicks while South Africa missed four of five, leaving 11 points in the wind.Sun, 24 Sep 2023 14:51:43 +0000editorial@africanews.com protest “injustice” outside the UN New York complex the launch of the debate at the 78th session of the UN general assembly on Sep. 19, demonstrators of Senegalese, Angolan or Armenian heritage were just some of many who protested on the heavily secured streets outside the UN complex in New York.Sun, 24 Sep 2023 14:22:18 (Rédaction Africanews) 3-day protests over cost of living crisis, leaders' “moral decay” end #OccupyJulorbiHouse protest in Accra, Ghana, captured attention as citizens rally for political change and economic reform. From Sep 21 to Sep. 23, demonstrators rallied for political change and economic reform.Sun, 24 Sep 2023 21:45:08 (Rédaction Africanews) kills over 30 at illegal Benin fuel depot blaze erupted on Sep. 23 at a warehouse for smuggled fuel in the southern Benin town of Seme Podji near the border with Nigeria. Local residents said cars, motorbikes and tricycle taxis came to stock up on fuel at the depot.Sun, 24 Sep 2023 08:14:08 (Rédaction Africanews) bomber kills dozens, injures scores in central Somalia was no immediate claim of responsibility from al-Shabab, which often carries out such attacks and controls some parts of the Somalian territory.Sun, 24 Sep 2023 14:37:59 (Rédaction Africanews) 4th edition of Comic Con Africa, the continent's largest pop culture festival kicks off festival opened this year with a spotlight on home-grown superheroes. South African media say the festival will have a record attendance as crowds flock to a vast expo centre south of Johannesburg for the event which runs until Monday (Sep. 25).Sat, 23 Sep 2023 16:02:09 (Rédaction Africanews) eastern authorities announce reconstruction conference in Derna's flood-devastated port city of Derna will host an international conference on Oct. 10 to aid reconstruction efforts, authorities in the east of the divided country said Friday (Sep. 22). The spokesperson for the Libyan national army leader also reacted to protests organized in Derna.Sat, 23 Sep 2023 14:08:25 (Rédaction Africanews) Mozambique-U.S. seek to deepen defence, security ties's President was welcomed Friday (Sep. 22) by the U.S. Secretary of Defense to discuss the nations' bilateral defence ties and security cooperation.Sat, 23 Sep 2023 12:00:40 (Rédaction Africanews) letters of credence, a bone of contention between the junta, Bazoum's govt and the UN chief Antonio Guterres "went astray in the exercise of his mission by obstructing Niger's full participation in the 78th session of the UN General Assembly," the country’s military rulers have accused. The junta and Mohamed Bazoum's toppled govt fight for the right to represent Niger at the UNGA.Sat, 23 Sep 2023 10:40:06 (Rédaction Africanews) foundations of UNESCO-listed site of Cyrene inundated after deadly floods immediate damage to the monuments of Cyrene (Shahhat), which include the 2nd century AD Temple of Zeus, bigger than the Parthenon in Athens, is relatively minor but the water circulating around their foundations threatens future collapses, the head of the French archaeological mission in LibyaSat, 23 Sep 2023 09:35:47 (Rédaction Africanews) Rhino day - hope is best yet to save the Northern White Rhino battling to save the northern white rhino from extinction are getting closer to being able to attempt IVF after the successful production of 29 embryos so far.Fri, 22 Sep 2023 18:06:24 (Rédaction Africanews) opposition candidates meet the High Court after protesting opposition candidates had denounced what they called "an institutional coup d'état" orchestrated by incumbent president Andry Rajoelina. The meeting was held behind closed doorsFri, 22 Sep 2023 16:01:40 +0000editorial@africanews.com African Republic sentences ex-president Bozizé to life imprisonmenté, who seized power in 2003 in a coup d'état before being overthrown 10 years later by rebels, was sentenced in absentia for rebellion, along with two of his sons and 20 other co-accused, including prominent rebel leadersFri, 22 Sep 2023 14:49:20 +0000editorial@africanews.com calls Security Council 'dysfunctional' in speech at the General Assembly leaders have collectively demanded a permanent seat at the UN Security Council, a cause that has been tirelessly pursued since 2005Fri, 22 Sep 2023 13:46:35 +0000editorial@africanews.com in the Libyan city of Derna struggle to find basic necessities many of the coastal city's residents fled the country, others have stayed to help in the search operations, but with very limited resourFri, 22 Sep 2023 10:22:55 (Rédaction Africanews) rally in Lagos after death of Afrobeats star police have opened a special investigation into last week's death of an upcoming music star, whose sudden demise has fired up the country's Afrobeats world with speculation over what happenedFri, 22 Sep 2023 09:57:41 +0000editorial@africanews.com day: Mali's junta cancels the festivities's ruling junta has cancelled the festivities planned to mark the anniversary of independence and is considering mobilising reservists in the face of rising tensions in the north of the country.Fri, 22 Sep 2023 08:36:00 (Rédaction Africanews)´s leader defends coups in Africa and rebuffs the West, saying things must change Mamadi Doumbouya, who was sworn in as Guinea's interim president following the coup in 2021, told the U.N. General Assembly that beyond condemning the coups, global leaders must also "look to and address the deep-rooted causes."Fri, 22 Sep 2023 05:56:17 (Rédaction Africanews) marks 10th anniversary of deadly Westgate mall attack gather to commemorate the deadly attack on 21 September 2013 by Somali Islamist Al-Shabaab fighters at the upmarket Nairobi shopping mall which killed 67 people.Thu, 21 Sep 2023 17:57:31 (Rédaction Africanews) flood survivors endure unbearable wait for missing relatives than a week after a tsunami-scale flash flood ripped through the coastal city of Derna, razing entire neighbourhoods, Mahmud Erqiq is still waiting to learn the fate of his missing relatives.Thu, 21 Sep 2023 17:47:00 (Rédaction Africanews) New Zealand Olympic runner arrested in Kenya over sexual assault allegations have obtained a court order to hold Robertson in custody for five days while they investigate.Thu, 21 Sep 2023 16:19:34 (Rédaction Africanews) structure dating back almost half a million years discovered in Zambia believe the simple log construction may be the oldest example of early humans building with woodThu, 21 Sep 2023 15:53:07 +0000editorial@africanews.com struggle to keep pace with rapid urbanization [Business Africa] 2040, Africa will be home to nine mega cities hosting more than ten million people. But rapid urbanization has created capacity problems for cities, and local governments are struggling to plan, provide infrastructure, public transport and other social servicesThu, 21 Sep 2023 15:33:04 (Ronald Lwere Kato) Niger coup, sanctions pain strikes at shutdown Benin border the closure of land routes between Niger and Benin, many people have turned to canoes and motorised boats to cross the River Niger at their peril. Since the coup on 26 July, the bridge linking the Beninese town of Malanville to Gaya in Niger has been blocked by goods trucksThu, 21 Sep 2023 14:19:25 +0000editorial@africanews.com