Africanews RSShttp://www.africanews.com/feed/rssReceive free and in real-time all news published by africanews.com, by subscribing to our RSS feeds.Wed, 27 Jan 2021 21:57:48 +0000CHAN: Guinea, Zambia advance to quarter-finals as Tanzania crash out http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/27/chan-guinea-zambia-advance-to-quarter-finals-as-tanzania-crash-out/The Chipolopolo played out a goalless draw with SADC neighbors Namibia while the Syli Nationale drew 2-2 with Tanzania to claim leadership of Group D Wed, 27 Jan 2021 21:57:48 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/27/chan-guinea-zambia-advance-to-quarter-finals-as-tanzania-crash-out/Uganda police arrest three suspected rebelshttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/27/uganda-police-arrest-three-suspected-rebels/Three suspected rebels who were allegedly plotting subversive activities were arrested in Uganda, police said Wednesday.Wed, 27 Jan 2021 20:13:15 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/27/uganda-police-arrest-three-suspected-rebels/US says Eritrean forces 'looting, killing young men' in Ethiopia's Tigray http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/27/us-says-eritrean-forces-looting-killing-young-men-in-ethiopia-s-tigray/The war in Tigray started last November during President Donald Trump's administration. But while Washington called for both sides to stop hostilities, it never pinned Addis Ababa on the presence of Eritrean forces Wed, 27 Jan 2021 20:07:54 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/27/us-says-eritrean-forces-looting-killing-young-men-in-ethiopia-s-tigray/Somalia rejects probe report on Kenya's interference on its internal affairshttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/27/somalia-rejects-probe-report-on-kenya-s-interference-to-its-internal-affairs/Somalia on Wednesday criticized the findings of a fact-finding commission, saying that it found no evidence showing that Kenya was interfering in Somalia’s affairs.Wed, 27 Jan 2021 19:08:43 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/27/somalia-rejects-probe-report-on-kenya-s-interference-to-its-internal-affairs/DR Congo parliament votes out pro-Kabila PMhttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/27/dr-congo-parliament-votes-out-pro-kabila-pm/Lawmakers in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have dismissed the Prime Minister Sylvestre Ilunga Ilunkamba on Wednesday evening during a parliament plenary session held in Kinshasa.Wed, 27 Jan 2021 19:24:09 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/27/dr-congo-parliament-votes-out-pro-kabila-pm/Ghana holds state funeral for revered leader Jerry Rawlingshttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/27/ghana-holds-state-funeral-for-revered-leader-jerry-rawlings/The 73-year old held power for 20 years, first as a military ruler and later as elected head of state.Wed, 27 Jan 2021 17:40:22 +0000editorial@africanews.comhttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/27/ghana-holds-state-funeral-for-revered-leader-jerry-rawlings/Netflix's Lupin to hit 70 mln views, record for a French TV showhttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/27/netflix-s-lupin-to-hit-70-mln-views-record-for-a-french-tv-show/The Netflix-produced series "Lupin", is on track to hit 70 million views globally in its first month. It's a record for a French TV show with a modern take on France's beloved gentle thief starring Omar Sy. ‘’70 million, that's insane", Sy tweeted.Wed, 27 Jan 2021 17:00:08 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/27/netflix-s-lupin-to-hit-70-mln-views-record-for-a-french-tv-show/Zimbabwe investigative journalist Hopewell Chin'ono granted bailhttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/27/zimbabwe-investigative-journalist-hopewell-chin-ono-granted-bail/Hopewell Chin’ono was accused of publishing a false report on social media that a Harare woman lost her baby after a police officer enforcing lockdown rules hit the infant on the head.Wed, 27 Jan 2021 16:42:05 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/27/zimbabwe-investigative-journalist-hopewell-chin-ono-granted-bail/Meet the husband and wife hunters of Rwandan genocide suspects http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/27/meet-the-husband-and-wife-hunters-of-rwandan-genocide-suspects/With his Rwandan born wife Dafroza, who lost family in the genocide, French man Alain Gauthier has spent decades of his life tracking down Rwandan genocide suspects who have found refuge in France. Wed, 27 Jan 2021 17:03:04 +0000editorial@africanews.comhttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/27/meet-the-husband-and-wife-hunters-of-rwandan-genocide-suspects/Four in race to succeed Ahmad Ahmad as CAF president http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/27/four-in-race-to-succeed-ahmad-ahmad-as-caf-president/Ahmad was suspended for five years after an embezzlement conviction making him not eligible to seek re-election Wed, 27 Jan 2021 16:20:54 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/27/four-in-race-to-succeed-ahmad-ahmad-as-caf-president/President Magufuli warns Tanzanians against Covid-19 vaccineshttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/27/president-magufuli-warns-tanzanians-against-covid-19-vaccines/Magufuli casted doubt on the global urge to develop Cod-19 vaccine claiming that little has been done to help cure other diseases like tuberculosis, HIV-Aids, malaria among other infections.Wed, 27 Jan 2021 20:57:03 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Michael Oduor)http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/27/president-magufuli-warns-tanzanians-against-covid-19-vaccines/Promising breakthroughs in HIV preventionhttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/27/promising-breakthroughs-in-hiv-prevention/A once-monthly pill intake has shown promising results in the quest to prevent HIV infections, scientists have said. Islatravir is the first oral drug in phase three development for HIV prevention and treatment.Wed, 27 Jan 2021 16:18:08 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Ignatius Annor)http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/27/promising-breakthroughs-in-hiv-prevention/Senegal restricts public access to major park following deaths of 750 pelicanshttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/27/senegal-restricts-public-access-to-major-park-following-deaths-of-750-pelicans/The Senegalese authorities on Wednesday restricted public access to a major bird park after the mysterious death of at least 750 pelicans. Authorities have ruled out the possibility of bird flu after thorough investigations.Wed, 27 Jan 2021 14:44:00 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/27/senegal-restricts-public-access-to-major-park-following-deaths-of-750-pelicans/Mali's interim leader Ndaw, Macron meet in Paris http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/27/mali-s-interim-leader-ndaw-macron-meet-in-paris/Paris has indicated it is planning to withdraw counterinsurgency troops from Sahel, something that's made authorities in Bamako jitteryWed, 27 Jan 2021 14:28:13 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Ronald Lwere Kato)http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/27/mali-s-interim-leader-ndaw-macron-meet-in-paris/Somalia: Whereabouts of soldiers remain unknown, relatives seek answershttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/27/somalia-whereabouts-of-soldiers-remain-unknown-relatives-seek-answers/Faduma Moallim Abdulle is searching for answers about his son’s whereabouts. The emotional mother is among several others whose children were secretly deployed from training camps in Eritrea to fight in Ethiopia’s Tigray northern region. Wed, 27 Jan 2021 13:48:04 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/27/somalia-whereabouts-of-soldiers-remain-unknown-relatives-seek-answers/Ghana's ex-president Jerry John Rawlings to be buried todayhttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/27/ghana-s-ex-president-jerry-john-rawlings-to-be-buried-today/Ghana’s longest-serving leader, ex-President Jerry John Rawlings will be laid to rest Wednesday. The remains of Mr. Rawlings has been lying in state since Monday. The general public and dignitaries have taken the opportunity to pay their last respects. Wed, 27 Jan 2021 11:09:09 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/27/ghana-s-ex-president-jerry-john-rawlings-to-be-buried-today/Nigerian international Odion Ighalo's Manchester journey endshttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/27/nigerian-international-odion-ighalo-s-old-trafford-journey-ends/Odion Ighalo has written (on Thursday an emotional Manchester United farewell message as his time at Old Trafford comes to an end.Wed, 27 Jan 2021 14:27:32 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/27/nigerian-international-odion-ighalo-s-old-trafford-journey-ends/'We want to kill Boko Haram': Nigerians welcome new army chiefshttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/27/we-want-to-kill-boko-haram-nigerian-s-welcome-new-army-chiefs/Residents of an internally displaced camp in Maiduguri welcome President Buhari's decision to replace the country's top military commanders.Wed, 27 Jan 2021 10:51:09 +0000editorial@africanews.comhttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/27/we-want-to-kill-boko-haram-nigerian-s-welcome-new-army-chiefs/Cameroon accident: At least 53 dead, 29 seriously injured http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/27/cameroon-accident-dozens-dead-several-others-seriously-injured/Dozens of people died Wednesday in Cameroon when a bus collided with a truck off a cliff in the country’s west province of Dschang in the Menoua region. At the time of filing this report, it was not clear what caused the accident, but both vehicles went up in flames during the collision.Wed, 27 Jan 2021 14:54:06 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/27/cameroon-accident-dozens-dead-several-others-seriously-injured/The Junta that Ousted IBK from Power in Mali Has Been Dissolvedhttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/26/the-junta-that-ousted-ibk-from-power-in-mali-has-been-dissolved/The National Committee for the Salvation of the People junta that ousted ex-president Keita from power in Mali has been dissolved.Tue, 26 Jan 2021 21:35:18 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Kizzi Asala)http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/26/the-junta-that-ousted-ibk-from-power-in-mali-has-been-dissolved/CAR: Protests Against the UNSC's Extension of the Arms Embargohttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/26/car-protests-against-the-unsc-s-extension-of-the-arms-embargo/Central Africans protest in Bangui against the United Nations Security Council's decision to extend the arms embargo.Tue, 26 Jan 2021 21:33:34 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Kizzi Asala)http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/26/car-protests-against-the-unsc-s-extension-of-the-arms-embargo/Cyclone Eloise Leaves Thousands Displaced in Central Mozambiquehttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/26/cyclone-eloise-leaves-thousands-displaced-in-central-mozambique/Cyclone Eloise leaves thousands of people displaced and in dire situations in Central Mozambique.Tue, 26 Jan 2021 21:30:11 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Kizzi Asala)http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/26/cyclone-eloise-leaves-thousands-displaced-in-central-mozambique/African Union urges Kenya, Somalia to calm tensionshttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/26/african-union-urges-kenya-somalia-to-calm-tensions/Somalia has accused Kenya of supporting armed fighters who engaged Somali forces on Monday, a fight that claimed 11 lives.Tue, 26 Jan 2021 19:19:42 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/26/african-union-urges-kenya-somalia-to-calm-tensions/Nigeria's Buhari replaces army chiefs as security situation worsenshttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/26/nigeria-s-buhari-replaces-army-chiefs-as-security-situation-worsens/Since 2009, at least 36,000 people have been killed in armed conflicts and millions have been displaced.Tue, 26 Jan 2021 20:18:08 +0000editorial@africanews.comhttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/26/nigeria-s-buhari-replaces-army-chiefs-as-security-situation-worsens/South Africa resorts to temporary morgues as Covid deaths soarhttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/26/south-africa-resorts-to-temporary-morgues-as-covid-deaths-soar/South Africa is the continent's worst-hit country in the pandemic, with more than 1.4 million coronavirus cases and 40,800 deaths.Tue, 26 Jan 2021 17:59:59 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/26/south-africa-resorts-to-temporary-morgues-as-covid-deaths-soar/Mauritius begins vaccinating frontline health workers against covid-19 http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/26/mauritius-begins-vaccinating-frontline-health-workers-against-covid-19/Mauritius on Tuesday began vaccinations against Covid-19. It is a crucial step for the country as it moves to revive its hard-hit tourism sector. Tue, 26 Jan 2021 17:24:06 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/26/mauritius-begins-vaccinating-frontline-health-workers-against-covid-19/Nigeria: Criminals kidnap seven children from orphanagehttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/26/nigeria-criminals-kidnap-seven-children-from-orphanage/Africa's most populous country has been plagued by kidnappings for years, with criminals largely targeting the wealthy and prominent.Tue, 26 Jan 2021 16:58:01 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/26/nigeria-criminals-kidnap-seven-children-from-orphanage/Japan ship operator starts compensation for fishermen over oil spillhttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/26/japan-ship-operator-starts-compensation-for-fishermen-over-for-oil-spill/In August the pristine coastline turned black after the MV Wakashio ship ran aground off the coast of Mauritius and leaked over 1,000 tons of oil.Tue, 26 Jan 2021 20:18:11 +0000editorial@africanews.comhttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/26/japan-ship-operator-starts-compensation-for-fishermen-over-for-oil-spill/Tanzania's president Magufuli releases 1,789 imprisoned Ethiopian migrantshttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/26/tanzania-s-president-magufuli-releases-1-789-imprisoned-ethiopian-migrants/Their release was prompted following an official diplomatic meeting on Monday between Magufuli and Ethiopian President Sahle-Work Zewde.Tue, 26 Jan 2021 16:08:24 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/26/tanzania-s-president-magufuli-releases-1-789-imprisoned-ethiopian-migrants/Cub conceived with African lion semen outdoored in Singaporehttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/26/cub-conceived-with-african-lion-semen-outdoored-in-singapore/A zoo in Singapore on Tuesday outdoored its newest born, a lion cub named Simba. Simba is named after the main character in Disney’s animated film, ‘’the Lion King’’. The cub was conceived with semen from an elderly African lion. Tue, 26 Jan 2021 16:03:57 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/26/cub-conceived-with-african-lion-semen-outdoored-in-singapore/Egypt's famed Nile cruise ship sails despite pandemichttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/26/egypt-s-famed-nile-cruise-ship-sails-despite-pandemic/The Nile Cruiser continues to sail despite the pandemic. Named the Steam Ship Sudan, the cruiser still draws tourists following the trail of the legendary crime novelist, Agatha Christie. Tue, 26 Jan 2021 17:51:08 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/26/egypt-s-famed-nile-cruise-ship-sails-despite-pandemic/Fresh protests in Tunisia as government begins cabinet reshuffle http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/26/fresh-protests-in-tunisia-as-government-begins-cabinet-reshuffle/The protest comes a week after a youth demonstrator was killed and hundreds have been jailed in month-long mass riots and rallies. Tue, 26 Jan 2021 16:30:10 +0000editorial@africanews.comhttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/26/fresh-protests-in-tunisia-as-government-begins-cabinet-reshuffle/Uganda: Security forces finally withdraw from Bobi Wine's residency after court orderhttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/26/uganda-security-forces-finally-withdraw-from-bobi-wine-s-residency-after-court-order/Security forces finally left the compound of Ugandan opposition leader Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine after keeping him under house arrest for 11 days.Tue, 26 Jan 2021 20:30:07 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/26/uganda-security-forces-finally-withdraw-from-bobi-wine-s-residency-after-court-order/South Africa's Ramaphosa blasts rich countries for 'vaccine hoarding'http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/26/south-africa-s-ramaphosa-blasts-rich-countries-for-vaccine-hoarding/"Rich countries in the world are holding onto these vaccines, and we are saying, 'release the excess vaccines that you've ordered and hoarded," President Ramaphosa told the 2021 Davos Forum. Tue, 26 Jan 2021 13:42:09 +0000editorial@africanews.comhttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/26/south-africa-s-ramaphosa-blasts-rich-countries-for-vaccine-hoarding/Remembering NBA Legend Kobe Bryant a Year After His Passinghttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/26/remembering-nba-legend-kobe-bryant-a-year-after-his-passing/Family, friends, peers and fans remember Black-American basketball star Kobe Bryant one year to the date after his tragic accident.Tue, 26 Jan 2021 13:42:07 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Kizzi Asala)http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/26/remembering-nba-legend-kobe-bryant-a-year-after-his-passing/S. Africa: NGO offers traditional burial to covid-19 victimshttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/26/s-africa-ngo-offers-traditional-burial-to-covid-19-victims/Directives on how to bury covid-19 victims is affecting Muslims in South Africa. That’s why a medical non-for profit organization, has stepped in to provide traditional burial rituals during the coronavirus pandemic.Tue, 26 Jan 2021 10:49:38 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/26/s-africa-ngo-offers-traditional-burial-to-covid-19-victims/CHAN cup: Morroco put to the test for quarter-finals http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/26/chan-cup-morroco-put-to-the-test-for-quarter-finals/The CHAN title holders first beat Togo with a penalty and then saw a goalless draw against Rwanda.Tue, 26 Jan 2021 10:15:09 +0000editorial@africanews.comhttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/26/chan-cup-morroco-put-to-the-test-for-quarter-finals/Morocco begins COVID-19 vaccine rollout http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/26/morocco-begins-covid-19-vaccine-rollout/The AstraZeneca vaccine was received last Friday from India. Tue, 26 Jan 2021 09:48:09 +0000editorial@africanews.comhttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/26/morocco-begins-covid-19-vaccine-rollout/Mali’s Newly Reopened Schools Struggle to Keep Students COVID-19-Freehttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/25/mali-s-newly-reopened-schools-struggle-to-keep-students-covid-19-free/Malian children when back to school on Monday as school staff and parents worry about how to adequately uphold coronavirus-prevention measures.Mon, 25 Jan 2021 21:06:05 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Kizzi Asala)http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/25/mali-s-newly-reopened-schools-struggle-to-keep-students-covid-19-free/Covid-19 : Moderna annonce que son vaccin protégerait contre les variantes http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/25/covid-19-moderna-annonce-que-son-vaccin-protegerait-contre-les-variantes/Lundi, le laboratoire Moderna, a affirmé que son vaccin protégerait contre les variantes britanniques et sud-africaines.Mon, 25 Jan 2021 20:18:07 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/25/covid-19-moderna-annonce-que-son-vaccin-protegerait-contre-les-variantes/Central African Republic: scores of rebels killed as tensions risehttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/25/central-african-republic-scores-of-rebels-killed-as-tensions-rise/Some 44 rebels in the Central African Republic who were trying to blockade the capital Bangui and overthrow authorities have been killed by government forcesMon, 25 Jan 2021 19:38:17 +0000editorial@africanews.comhttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/25/central-african-republic-scores-of-rebels-killed-as-tensions-rise/Arab Spring exiles look back 10 years after Egypt uprisinghttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/25/arab-spring-exiles-look-back-10-years-after-egypt-uprising/They relocated to Berlin, Paris and London. Egyptians also have settled in Turkey, Qatar, Sudan and even Asian countries like Malaysia and South KoreaMon, 25 Jan 2021 18:09:03 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/25/arab-spring-exiles-look-back-10-years-after-egypt-uprising/At least nine killed near Somalia-Kenya border as tensions risehttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/25/at-least-nine-killed-near-somalia-kenya-border-as-tensions-rise/The fighting started late on Sunday and continued into the early hours. Somalia’s information ministry accused Kenya of supporting "rebels" to attack federal forces.Mon, 25 Jan 2021 18:07:23 +0000editorial@africanews.comhttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/25/at-least-nine-killed-near-somalia-kenya-border-as-tensions-rise/Seychelles says you can visit, but only if vaccinated against Covidhttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/25/seychelles-says-you-can-visit-but-if-vaccinated-against-covid-19/The Seychelles Tourism Board has said visitors must present a certificate confirming they were vaccinated, in addition to a negative result from a Covid-19 test taken prior to travelingMon, 25 Jan 2021 19:51:05 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/25/seychelles-says-you-can-visit-but-if-vaccinated-against-covid-19/Kagame advocates innovative approach to social protectionhttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/25/kagame-advocates-innovative-approach-to-social-protection/ Rwandan president has called for inclusive, global response to tackle mass unemployment in the wake of the pandemic. Paul Kagame was speaking at the virtual session of the World Economic Forum on Monday. Mon, 25 Jan 2021 16:57:09 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/25/kagame-advocates-innovative-approach-to-social-protection/COVID-19 Deaths in South Africa Put Coffin-Makers Under Pressurehttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/25/covid-19-deaths-in-south-africa-see-its-coffin-makers-under-pressure/COVID-19-related deaths in South Africa have the funeral industry and its coffin-makers under pressure.Mon, 25 Jan 2021 17:06:01 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Kizzi Asala)http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/25/covid-19-deaths-in-south-africa-see-its-coffin-makers-under-pressure/Ugandan court orders end to Bobi Wine's house arrest http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/25/ugandan-court-orders-end-to-bobi-wine-s-house-arrest/Wine, whose real name is Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, has been unable to leave his home since 14 January, when Ugandans voted in an election.Mon, 25 Jan 2021 14:58:25 +0000editorial@africanews.comhttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/25/ugandan-court-orders-end-to-bobi-wine-s-house-arrest/Egypt Begins its COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign with China's Sinopharmhttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/25/egypt-begins-its-covid-19-vaccination-campaign-with-china-s-sinopharm/Egypt has begun administering the Chinese-developed coronavirus vaccine to its health workers. Mon, 25 Jan 2021 14:33:05 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Kizzi Asala)http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/25/egypt-begins-its-covid-19-vaccination-campaign-with-china-s-sinopharm/ Kenya, UK agree to refresh security compacthttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/25/kenya-uk-agree-to-refresh-security-compact/Kenya and the United Kingdom have agreed to refresh the UK-Kenya Security Compact. On a two-day visit to Kenya, the UK Secretary of State for Defense, Ben Wallace stressed the need to fight extremist groups. Mon, 25 Jan 2021 14:18:06 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/25/kenya-uk-agree-to-refresh-security-compact/Ghana honours ex-president John Jerry Rawlingshttp://www.africanews.com/2021/01/25/ghana-s-ex-president-jj-rawlings-laid-in-state/Ghana’s former president John Jerry Rawlings has been laid in state at the Accra International conference centre. Ghanaians and sympathizers as well as invited dignitaries will get the opportunity to file past the body to pay their last respect. Mon, 25 Jan 2021 19:05:59 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2021/01/25/ghana-s-ex-president-jj-rawlings-laid-in-state/