Africanews RSS free and in real-time all news published by, by subscribing to our RSS feeds.Fri, 31 Mar 2023 19:47:35 +0000Zambia welcomes US Kamala Harris in Lusaka, discuss massive debt restructuring"What is keeping us down for now vice president is the debt overrun. We carry a debt burden that is really is making it difficult for us to continue with our restructuring process of the economy and is actually beginning to negate on the gains we have already made such as in foreign exchange market.Fri, 31 Mar 2023 19:47:35 (Rédaction Africanews), UNESCO seek mainstream breakthrough for African filmmaking"With the film industry in Nigeria specifically, it feels like it has gotten a lot bigger with major players like Netflix coming in, and for me in particularly I feel like I can enter any room right now and hold my own. It has boosted my confidence a lot, and it has allowed me to broaden my horizonsFri, 31 Mar 2023 19:43:38 (Rédaction Africanews) Opposition leader Raila Odinga alleges assassination attempt"There is no mistaking, for that the intention was basically to kill. This was basically an attempt at my life which is very unfortunate indeed. If this vehicle had not been an armoured car. The story would be different." Fri, 31 Mar 2023 18:51:58 (Rédaction Africanews) Gays desperately seek safety in face of harsh legislation"When I walk down the street someone would not say ‘Oh, he is gay' or 'he is bisexual' or 'he is transgender’. But I feel for my friends who, according to society’s perception are… maybe look feminine or look too masculine. So, I feel for them, .... “John”, Kampala residentFri, 31 Mar 2023 16:33:32 (Rédaction Africanews) African LGBTQ+ activists march against Uganda's anti-gay law President Yoweri Museveni is facing calls from the UN and US to rejected the new proposed anti-gay legislationFri, 31 Mar 2023 16:00:40 +0000editorial@africanews.com Officer dead In Kenya protests opposition leader Raila Odinga has called for bi-weekly protests against the government - every Monday and Thursday - accusing President William Ruto of "stealing" the August presidential election, of being "illegitimate" and of being unable to curb soaring prices.Fri, 31 Mar 2023 15:29:53 (Rédaction Africanews) of Guinea: sailors of an oil tanker taken hostage by pirates Liberian-flagged Danish tanker attacked last weekend in the Gulf of Guinea has been located and rescued off the coast of Sao Tome and Principe, but part of the crew has been kidnapped, its owner announced on Friday.Fri, 31 Mar 2023 14:00:03 (Rédaction Africanews) of celebrated Ethiopian pianist and nun in Jerusalem in 1923 to a wealth family in Addis Ababa, Guebrou became a nun at the age of 21. She composed more than 150 works and recorded four albums during her career, according to a foundation created in her name.Fri, 31 Mar 2023 14:09:07 (Rédaction Africanews) African court rejects Oscar Pistorius parole request"The inmate has not completed the minimum period of detention, as decided by the Supreme Court of Appeal," the last court to sentence Pistorius in 2017 after multiple appeals,Fri, 31 Mar 2023 15:44:38 (Rédaction Africanews) rejects 'Doctrine of Discovery' that justified colonialism statement, from the Vatican’s development and education offices, marked a historic recognition of the Vatican's own complicity in colonial-era abuses committed by European kingdoms, and Indigenous leaders welcomed it. Fri, 31 Mar 2023 13:22:19 (Rédaction Africanews)'s global influence looms over Harris trip to Africa global rivalry between the United States and China has been a recurring backdrop for Harris’ journey, and nowhere has that been more apparent than Zambia and her previous stop in Tanzania.Fri, 31 Mar 2023 11:47:13 (Rédaction Africanews)'s lawyer denounces political agenda behind conviction's top opposition leader Ousmane Sonko was convicted on Thursday for defamation and insults against the Minister of TourismFri, 31 Mar 2023 11:07:38 +0000editorial@africanews.com Putin's arrest warrant worries South Africa could be forced to arrest the Russian president in respect of its obligations vis-à-vis international justice, in particular the Rome Statute. The government of Cyril Ramaphosa does not hide its concern.Fri, 31 Mar 2023 10:49:56 (Rédaction Africanews) warns public against using cedi notes as gift hampers’s central bank has warned the general public to stop using cedi banknotes as bouquets and hampers when gifting people.Fri, 31 Mar 2023 10:26:39 (Rédaction Africanews) in eastern DRC still hold strategic positions forces, part of the armed contingent sent by the East Africa Community, are still waiting for the M23 rebels to withdraw from Bunagana, on the Ugandan borderFri, 31 Mar 2023 10:09:24 +0000editorial@africanews.com Africa: Oscar Pistorius, disabled child turned world-class athlete's world imploded after the murder of his 29-year-old model girlfriend and his 2014 trial saw him sat for months in a windowless courtroom.Fri, 31 Mar 2023 10:03:08 (Rédaction Africanews) will send soldiers to Moscow to defend Putin if need be - President's son son of Ugandan leader Yoweri Museveni, Muhoozi Kainerugaba, said he would send Ugandan troops to defend Moscow in case of an "imperialist" threat.Fri, 31 Mar 2023 09:45:48 (Rédaction Africanews)'s silence the guns initiative under threat change, terrorism, coups and the continent’s history are the main threats to achieving the goal of silencing the guns by 2030Fri, 31 Mar 2023 09:48:55 +0000editorial@africanews.com Liberti on food as a commodity and the countries paying the price winning filmmaker and journalist Stefano Liberti, joins us for this episode of The Star Ingredient to talk about how globalisation and financialisation can pose a challenge to the worldwide food system. Fri, 31 Mar 2023 09:01:41 (Rédaction Africanews) Harris' African Visit Strengthens USA-Africa Ties [Business Africa] how US Vice President Kamala Harris is forging a new era of partnership between the US and African nations amidst the heightened importance of Africa in international politics due to the ongoing conflict in Ukraine.Fri, 31 Mar 2023 09:13:32 (Rédaction Africanews) Bank reaffirms its commitment to Niger challenge of education was also highlighted in Niger which faces regular and deadly attacks by jihadist groups. Fri, 31 Mar 2023 08:00:31 (Rédaction Africanews)ôte d'Ivoire: Ex-president Bédié calls for unity in his party to win the next elections call for unity echoes the defections in recent weeks of some PDCI leaders, such as Mr. Bédié's former chief of staff, Narcisse N'Dri, who joined the ruling party. Fri, 31 Mar 2023 06:29:58 (Rédaction Africanews) hails Tanzania first female president as a "champion" of democracy president Samia Suluhu Hassan has been in power since 2021 and is the first female leader of the countryThu, 30 Mar 2023 17:16:26 +0000editorial@africanews.com Raila Odinga leads third day of anti govt protests has called for protests every Monday and Thursday, accusing President William Ruto of stealing last year's election and of failing to control the surging cost of living Thu, 30 Mar 2023 16:50:06 (Rédaction Africanews) issued two-month suspended sentence by court in Senegal politician Ousmane Sonko, 48, had to answer for defamation, insults and forgery against the Minister of Tourism Mame Mbaye NiangThu, 30 Mar 2023 14:57:43 +0000editorial@africanews.com Cyclone Freddy's death toll rises to 1,200 death toll from Cyclone Freddy, which dissipated in mid-March after massive flooding and landslides in southern Africa, could exceed 1,200 in Malawi as hopes dwindle of finding survivors, police and authorities said Thursday.Thu, 30 Mar 2023 14:45:01 (Rédaction Africanews) deploys 1,000 troops to eastern DRC Ugandan troops will be operating under the regional East Africa Community force that includes Burundi and KenyaThu, 30 Mar 2023 14:41:45 +0000editorial@africanews.com bus crashes in Kenya, killing 14 people people, including students, have died after a university bus collided with a passenger vehicle in Kenya, west of the capital, on Thursday.Thu, 30 Mar 2023 14:34:30 (Rédaction Africanews) music icon Baaba Maal releases first album in seven years"I'm so happy to be able share some piece of music with people and I was looking for that. But I did take my time to make the songs to become reality and to record them like we did it, from Senegal to London to New York to - everywhere." Baaba MaalThu, 30 Mar 2023 14:32:49 (Rédaction Africanews) Guinea confirms Marburg deaths after push by WHO provisional toll of the Marburg virus disease epidemic that has been raging for more than two months in Equatorial Guinea stands at nine confirmed deaths, the Ministry of Health said on Thursday.Thu, 30 Mar 2023 14:17:54 (Rédaction Africanews) leaders at conference in China warn on growing geopolitical competition“We ought to guide our world economy to a safer future. It has been in choppy waters for quite some time, experiencing shock upon shock upon shock. .....” Kristalina Georgieva, Director of International Monetary Fund walking onto stageThu, 30 Mar 2023 12:46:28 (Rédaction Africanews) clashes as Kenya opposition stages third day of protests has called for protests every Monday and Thursday, accusing President William Ruto of stealing last year's election and of failing to control the surging cost of living.Thu, 30 Mar 2023 12:13:40 (Rédaction Africanews) investigation begins after the sinking of a migrant boat public prosecutor of Pointe-à-Pitre opened an investigation for manslaughter on Wednesday after the sinking of a boat registered in Guadeloupe carrying African migrants, which caused the death of three people and the disappearance of 13 others.Thu, 30 Mar 2023 12:00:42 (Rédaction Africanews) Tree: Empowering African women through Sustainable Development million African women from Senegal to South Sudan live or survive off the shea tree, mainly in rural areasThu, 30 Mar 2023 13:54:12 +0000editorial@africanews.com President Harris takes a bold stance in defense of democracy with her visit to Tanzania Vice President Kamala Harris will step onto the front lines of the battle for democracy in Africa on Thursday, spending time in Tanzania as it makes fragile progress toward restoring its reputation as a more inclusive government.Thu, 30 Mar 2023 10:27:58 (Rédaction Africanews) for Democracy: Zambians attend virtual event Locally delegates participated in the mostly virtual event in the country’s capital Lusaka and weighed in on the importance of the event. “US is the oldest democracy that we have. So, which means that we can also learn not only from the good side but also for the challenges that they are having.” Thu, 30 Mar 2023 10:26:40 (Rédaction Africanews) Francis to remain under observation Francis was admitted in hospital on Wednesday after complaining of breathing difficultiesThu, 30 Mar 2023 09:57:41 +0000editorial@africanews.com Joshua v Jermaine Franklin: It's the worst time to fight me - Joshua boxer Anthony Joshua, a former world heavyweight champion, said Wednesday, three days before his fight with Jermaine Franklin, that the American had chosen the "worst time" to fight him.Thu, 30 Mar 2023 09:44:43 (Rédaction Africanews), others say Uganda anti-LGBTQ bill bad for business addition to Google, the Open For Business coalition includes companies such as Microsoft, MasterCard, HSBC, and Facebook owner Meta.Thu, 30 Mar 2023 09:15:32 (Rédaction Africanews) Migrants demonstrate outside the UN facility in Tunis of those gathered were from Sudan and claimed to have been persecuted by Tunisians since president Kais Saied lashed out at sub-Saharan African migrants last month and inveighed against a perceived plot to erase Tunisia’s identity.Thu, 30 Mar 2023 08:16:52 (Rédaction Africanews)'s Pistorius up for parole in girlfriend's murder parole board is to decide whether Pistorius should be let out early, after a hearing in Pretoria on Friday.Thu, 30 Mar 2023 06:18:12 (Rédaction Africanews) Clashes between police officers, students in Dakar on the eve of Sonko trial Sonko and his supporters accuse the government of using the justice system to prevent him from running for president in February 2024. The presidential party accuses Mr. Sonko of wanting to paralyze the country and of using the street to escape justice.Wed, 29 Mar 2023 20:32:51 (Rédaction Africanews) Harris Ghana trip ends, pledges $1B to advance women's economic participation this commitment, I am also pleased to announce a series of other significant private sector commitments alongside U.S. government efforts. In total, these investments represent more than $1 billion that is being dedicated to advance women's economic participation across the African continent.Wed, 29 Mar 2023 19:37:52 (Rédaction Africanews) actor John Boyega hopes latest movie "Breaking" sparks conversation"Brian Brown's ex-wife was the closest to us and giving us kind of like that day to day response and advice, which was very, very important to this because we didn't want to just make a generic film that had like thriller qualities and screaming and shouting. We wanted actually, Brian, to feel like Wed, 29 Mar 2023 20:35:25 (Rédaction Africanews) student killed in Turkey death of a Gabonese student in Turkey, confirmed by her embassy and her university, provokes strong emotion among the African students welcomed in increasing numbers in the country.Wed, 29 Mar 2023 15:25:06 (Rédaction Africanews) Cup Trophy Tour lands in Brazil 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup trophy was unveiled in Brazil by former player, FormigaWed, 29 Mar 2023 15:06:35 +0000editorial@africanews.com Faso: Civil society concerned after cases of "forced recruitment group of civil society organisations in Burkina Faso have expressed concern over cases of "abduction" and "forced recruitment" of citizens as army auxiliaries in the fight against jihadism, and denounced the "recurrent and systematic denial of freedom of opinion".Wed, 29 Mar 2023 14:37:17 (Rédaction Africanews) 10 African countries with the most millionaires report indicates that Africa's 'Big 5' wealth markets, namely South Africa, Egypt, Nigeria, Kenya, and Morocco, together make up 56% of the continent's high-net-worth individuals (HNWIs) and over 90% of its billionaires.Wed, 29 Mar 2023 14:15:03 (Rédaction Africanews) displaced by long-term drought struggle to celebrate Ramadan in Somalia are celebrating the holy month of Ramadan, but faced with the country’s longest drought, many people are struggling to make ends meet.Wed, 29 Mar 2023 13:52:42 (Rédaction Africanews)'s outgoing president recommends pay rises President Buhari's call for pay rises piles pressure on President-elect Bola Tinubu to deliver on the removal of the fuel subsidyWed, 29 Mar 2023 11:39:53 +0000editorial@africanews.com