Africanews RSS free and in real-time all news published by, by subscribing to our RSS feeds.Mon, 17 May 2021 19:14:23 +0000France-Africa summit Tuesday focuses on relief over covid-19 shocks is the first in person top level meetings held during the covid-19 pandemic. Africanews will bring you an exclusive interview with President of the Democratic Republic of Congo on the sidelines of the summit.Mon, 17 May 2021 19:14:23 (Rédaction Africanews) finance summit stirs reaction on African leaders link to past colonial powers maintains deep investments in many West and Central African economies more than 60 years after independence. Senegal-based economist Khadim Bamba Diagne claims that France is looking to retain its control of African economies.Mon, 17 May 2021 17:56:43 (Rédaction Africanews) Mikoko, the young Congolese gymnast aspiring for greatness her late twenties, Astride Mikoko dreams of a professional career in gymnastics, both nationally and beyond the borders of the Congo.Mon, 17 May 2021 17:56:29 (Rédaction Africanews) defends normalising ties with Israel as Gaza conflict erupts head of Sudan's transitional government defended the normalisation of relations between Khartoum and Israel but said it had "nothing to do with the right of the Palestinians to create their own state".Mon, 17 May 2021 17:25:13 +0000editorial@africanews.com of the day: May 17, 2021 samples the best pictures of the day’s news.Mon, 17 May 2021 17:15:20 +0000editorial@africanews.com, cocaine and pangolins seized in big drug bust in Africa worth nearly 100 million euros have been seized in Africa and the Middle East during a large international police operation in March and April.Mon, 17 May 2021 16:41:58 +0000editorial@africanews.com Day against Homophobia: Has equality been achieved? most parts of Africa, same-sex relationship is still criminalised, with punishments ranging from up to 5 years in prison, and fines.Mon, 17 May 2021 16:54:59 (Rédaction Africanews) and Sissi urge ceasefire in Gaza conflict, what's Egypt's role?, which has signed a peace treaty with Israel and shares its border with Gaza, regularly mediates conflicts between Israel and the Palestinians.Mon, 17 May 2021 16:07:58 +0000editorial@africanews.com close to accord with Namibia over colonial mass murder said it is close to an agreement with Namibia for the mass murder of tens of thousands of indigenous people when it was the colonial ruler over a century ago. Mon, 17 May 2021 15:16:25 +0000editorial@africanews.com Africa ramps up Covid vaccine drive - why has it been so slow? Africa has set itself an ambitious target to vaccinate five million people against Covid-19 who are over the age of 60 by the end of June. Mon, 17 May 2021 14:39:06 +0000editorial@africanews.com migration seen through the eyes of Senegalese workers as fishermen on Italy's Lampedusa, Ibrahima Mbaye and Waly Sarr share their views on the ongoing migration crisis, as over 13,000 people have landed on the island since the start of 2021.Mon, 17 May 2021 13:23:02 (Tancrede Chambraud) promises to lend Sudan $1.5bn to pay off its debts is rising from decades of economic sanctions and isolation under former president Omar-al-Bashir.Mon, 17 May 2021 13:09:04 +0000editorial@africanews.com : 73 migrants rescued near Lampedusa migrants, mainly from Bangladesh, were trying to reach the southern Italian island, a gateway to Europe.Mon, 17 May 2021 10:58:04 (Tancrede Chambraud) demand revocation of their country's normalisation of ties with Israel in Morocco have denounced the recent normalisation of relations between their country and Israel. It comes as several rallies took place on Sunday across Morocco in support of Palestinians bombed by the Israeli army in the Gaza Strip.Mon, 17 May 2021 10:12:37 (Rédaction Africanews)'s President Paul Kagame set to meet former French army officers’s president Paul Kagame is expected to meet with several former French army officers who served in Rwanda between 1990 and 1994.Mon, 17 May 2021 09:41:52 (Michael Oduor) J. Cole scores 3 pts in Basketball Africa debut American rapper J. Cole made his professional basketball debut on Sunday (16 May), playing 17:51 of the Patriots' 83-60 win over the Rivers Hoopers in the Basketball Africa League. Mon, 17 May 2021 12:16:22 (Rédaction Africanews) PM hopes to settle $60 bn foreign debt this year is hoping to maximize its visit to France to wipe out a staggering $60 billion foreign debt bill this year by securing relief and deals at the Paris conference.Mon, 17 May 2021 06:39:56 (Michael Oduor) Zuma's corruption trial over arms deal postponed is accused of having pocketed more than $285,000 from French arms company Thales.Mon, 17 May 2021 10:57:39 (Michael Oduor) in Gaza hit by an Israeli air strike inspect the rubble of the Qlebo mosque at the Jabalia refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip, destroyed by an Israeli airstrikeSun, 16 May 2021 19:30:22 +0000editorial@africanews.com film shines light on Russian military contractors in CAR movie is a further sign of deepening ties between Moscow and Bangui, which have become the envy of former colonial ruler FranceSun, 16 May 2021 15:40:25 (Rédaction Africanews) cyclone heading to western India, 4 dead severe cyclone is roaring in the Arabian Sea off southwestern India with winds of up to 140 kilometres per hour (87 miles per hour), already causing heavy rains and flooding that have killed at least four people, officials said Sunday.Sun, 16 May 2021 15:48:08 +0000editorial@africanews.com take cover as sirens warn of incoming rocket on Ramat Gan run to take cover as sirens ring warning from an incoming rocket fired from the Gaza Strip, and Israeli security forces and emergency services intervene following the explosion that killed a 50-year-old Israeli man in Ramat Gan, near Tel AvivSun, 16 May 2021 14:48:05 +0000editorial@africanews.com protest against Colombian government of people took to the streets of the Colombian capital Bogota on Saturday in a further outbreak of anti-government protestsSun, 16 May 2021 14:30:06 +0000editorial@africanews.com police in standoff with protesters in London clashed with protesters in London on Saturday as thousands turned out to demonstrate against the Israeli offensive in GazaSun, 16 May 2021 13:27:05 +0000editorial@africanews.com army men held for killing protestors military on Saturday handed over to the attorney general the findings of an investigation into the killing of two demonstrators this weekSun, 16 May 2021 12:56:12 (Rédaction Africanews) court orders chief justice to retire in blow for Mnangagwa on Tuesday used his new powers to extend Chief Justice Luke Malaba’s tenure by 5 years on May 11, three days before the justice's scheduled retirement Sun, 16 May 2021 10:08:38 (Rédaction Africanews) countries hope to secure badly needed lending in Paris "Summit on Financing African Economies" will be held in Paris with some thirty heads of state and leaders of international organizations Sun, 16 May 2021 08:05:02 (Rédaction Africanews) rally in Tunisia in support of Palestinians death toll in Gaza rose to 149, including 41 children on Sunday, health authorities said, as Israel launched 'most intense raids yet'Sun, 16 May 2021 06:50:04 (Rédaction Africanews) gas used as pro Palestinian march defies Paris ban officers used tear gas and water cannon in Paris to try and disperse a pro-Palestinian rally held despite a ban by authorities, who fear a flare-up of anti-SemiticSat, 15 May 2021 17:42:03 +0000editorial@africanews.com cancels June vote citing logistical setbacks board head Birutkan Mideksa said her commission was behind schedule on finalizing voter registration, training electoral staff, and printing and distributing ballot papersSat, 15 May 2021 15:31:15 (Rédaction Africanews) firefighters intervene at the scene of an Israeli strike firefighters battle a blaze following an Israeli strike on the town of Rafah in the Gaza StripSat, 15 May 2021 15:09:02 +0000editorial@africanews.com sentences 30 to death over Ramadan clashes Thursday, violent clashes broke out between Muslim worshippers fighting for access to the Martyrs Stadium, Kinshasa's main sports complex, to hold eid-al -fitr prayersSat, 15 May 2021 14:39:21 (Rédaction Africanews) clash with Israeli security forces in Hebron clash with Israeli security forces in the city centre of the West Bank town of HebronSat, 15 May 2021 14:38:22 +0000editorial@africanews.com fighters remain in Libya despite truce - UN chief U.N. estimated in December that there were at least 20,000 foreign fighters and mercenaries in Libya, including Syrians, Russians, Sudanese and ChadiansSat, 15 May 2021 13:25:47 (Rédaction Africanews) protest in Sydney in support of Palestinians march through Sydney in support of Palestinians over the deadly ongoing conflict with IsraelSat, 15 May 2021 12:12:03 +0000editorial@africanews.com ramps up COVID inoculations to suppress second wave first phase of the campaign is focusing on frontline staff such as healthcare employees, security forces and social workersSat, 15 May 2021 11:58:09 (Rédaction Africanews)'We saved nothing': Floods displace hundreds in Burundi of torrential rains have caused flooding in Burundi's capital, forcing families to abandon their homes for dry ground Sat, 15 May 2021 10:05:00 (Rédaction Africanews) Ahly, Mamelodi face off in CAF Champions League quarter-final defending champions have struggled for consistency in the domestic league this season Sat, 15 May 2021 08:45:20 (Rédaction Africanews) Africa: Magashule drags ANC to court in suspension row court, Magashule disputes the legality of the party rule which requires officials facing criminal charges to step aside until their cases are finalized. He was removed as secretary-general by the party Sat, 15 May 2021 07:11:01 (Rédaction Africanews) urges EU 'solidarity' on migrants 70 migrants who have arrived in Lampedusa from North Africa in recent days are transferred by boat to Porto Empedocle on the Italian island of Sicily. Most of the migrants are minors. Fri, 14 May 2021 19:45:28 (Rédaction Africanews) over the location of Amazon African headquarters in Cape Town"Going onto someone's sacred land and building on it under the guise of creating jobs is a bit of a twist," said Tauriq Jenkins of Goringhaicona Council. "You're going to provide jobs for the Khoi San by asking them to dig up the graves of their ancestors?"Fri, 14 May 2021 17:44:21 (Rédaction Africanews) reinstates PM in a bid to usher in new cabinet's Prime Minister Moctar Ouane resigned from the government on Friday and was later reinstated in the same position, according to the Malian presidency.Fri, 14 May 2021 17:02:50 (Rédaction Africanews) court quashes President's constitution change bid attorney general's office announced that the government would appeal the decisionFri, 14 May 2021 16:57:20 (Rédaction Africanews) President Tshisekedi to renegotiate mining contracts"It is not normal for those with whom the country has signed exploitation contracts to get rich while our people remain poor," Félix Thisekedi said on Thursday,Fri, 14 May 2021 17:51:51 (Rédaction Africanews) President's son-in-law wanted in fraud probe son-in-law of Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari is wanted as part of an investigation into an alleged $65 million property fraud, the country's anti-corruption agency said Friday. Fri, 14 May 2021 16:27:33 (Rédaction Africanews) African healthcare workers rush to beat deadline for Covid jab queue up outside the Netcare Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa. Healthcare workers are queuing up to get their Covid-19 vaccines ahead of the government's phase 2 rollout set to start on May 17, which will focus on citizens over the age of 60. Fri, 14 May 2021 15:50:28 (Rédaction Africanews)'s Tshisekedi authorizes EU, Uganda troop deployment - reports is seeking to eliminate armed groups in its restive east, and introduced martial law in North Kivu and Ituri provincesFri, 14 May 2021 15:08:55 (Rédaction Africanews) heads of states set for May 18 Paris summit on Covid and economic revival President Emmanuel Macron will hold a summit in Paris on 18 May, to discuss ways of providing support to African countries hit hard by the health crisis. It will be attended by various African and European heads of state and several issues will be discussed.Fri, 14 May 2021 16:06:53 (Rédaction Africanews) money changers in Djibouti keeping the informal economy moving informal sector drives around two-thirds of economic activity in Djibouti, according to the Djibouti Center for Studies and Research. Those engaged in the sector are mostly women. They see this as an honest way to earn a living. Fri, 14 May 2021 15:04:48 (Rédaction Africanews) bombards Gaza in the most intense fighting since 2014 Israeli army said its overnight operation involved fighter jets and tanks hitting a Hamas tunnel network dug under civilian areas. Fri, 14 May 2021 18:18:05 +0000editorial@africanews.com