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, 22 May 2024 20:40:25 +0000Dozens of leaders attend service in last respect for late Iran president Ebrahim Raisihttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/dozens-of-leaders-attend-service-in-tehran-to-pay-last-respect-to-late-president-ebrahim-r/The ceremony was held hours after hundreds of thousands of people took part in the funeral procession in the Iranian capital for Ebrahim Raisi and others killed in Sunday's accident, including Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian.Wed, 22 May 2024 20:40:25 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/dozens-of-leaders-attend-service-in-tehran-to-pay-last-respect-to-late-president-ebrahim-r/WATCH: Mothers honor Srebrenica victims ahead of U.N. genocide votehttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/watch-mothers-honor-srebrenica-victims-ahead-of-un-genocide-vote/Mothers of the 8,000 Bosnian Muslims killed in the 1995 Srebrenica genocide laid a wreath at their graves on Wednesday.Wed, 22 May 2024 17:12:03 +0000editorial@africanews.comhttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/watch-mothers-honor-srebrenica-victims-ahead-of-un-genocide-vote/Paris Olympics: Barbie launches dolls of female athleteshttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/paris-olympics-barbie-launches-dolls-of-female-athletes/When I look back on my life I can’t, I literally can’t, imagine my life without sports and .., so I want other young girls to have that invaluable experience of playing a sport and what it teaches you and what you learn and what you take from it, not just that moment but for the rest of your life"Wed, 22 May 2024 16:13:44 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/paris-olympics-barbie-launches-dolls-of-female-athletes/Biden honors Kenya with US state visit, the first for any African nation since 2008http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/biden-honors-kenya-with-state-visit-as-nation-prepares-to-send-police-to-haiti/Some 1,000 Kenyan police officers are set to arrive soon in Haiti, part of a multilateral security support mission that aims to help quell gang violence.Wed, 22 May 2024 20:26:49 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/biden-honors-kenya-with-state-visit-as-nation-prepares-to-send-police-to-haiti/Violence in New Caledonia affects nickel priceshttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/violence-in-new-caledonia-affects-nickel-prices/Global nickel prices have soared since deadly violence erupted in the French Pacific territory of New Caledonia last week.Wed, 22 May 2024 15:31:49 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/violence-in-new-caledonia-affects-nickel-prices/Delegates advocate for universal clean cooking at Energy Conferencehttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/delegates-advocate-for-universal-clean-cooking-at-energy-conference/"There are many practical barriers to energy efficiency, and of course the barrier of the need for investment up front," ...Wed, 22 May 2024 15:06:03 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/delegates-advocate-for-universal-clean-cooking-at-energy-conference/Palestinian Authority welcomes recognition by Ireland, Norway and Spainhttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/palestinian-authority-welcomes-recognition-by-ireland-norway-and-spain/Some 140 countries have already recognized a Palestinian state — more than two-thirds of United Nations members — but none of the major Western powers have done soWed, 22 May 2024 14:50:48 +0000editorial@africanews.comhttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/palestinian-authority-welcomes-recognition-by-ireland-norway-and-spain/Generator fumes kill seven university students in Nigeria http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/generator-fumes-kill-7-university-students-in-nigeria/The victims were working in the recording studio owned by one of the victims identified as Akpos Reuben Braokubo, when the tragic incident happened on Tuesday morning, May 21.Wed, 22 May 2024 14:54:54 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/generator-fumes-kill-7-university-students-in-nigeria/Investigations begin following deadly turbulences on Singapore flighthttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/investigations-begin-following-deadly-turbulences-on-singapore-flight/The airline’s flight SQ321 was flying from London’s Heathrow airport to Singapore, with 211 passengers and 18 crew members aboard when it hit the turbulence Tuesday over the Andaman Sea.Wed, 22 May 2024 14:09:04 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/investigations-begin-following-deadly-turbulences-on-singapore-flight/Raisi was "a very reliable partner" - Putin sends condolences to Iran over president's deathhttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/raisi-was-a-very-reliable-partner-putin-sends-condolences-to-iran-over-death-of-president/Indeed, he was a very reliable partner. A straightforward, self-confident man, above all a man who was guided by national interests. He was a man of his word and it was a pleasure to work with him. I mean that if we agreed on something, we could always be sure that the agreements would be fulfilled.Wed, 22 May 2024 16:06:18 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/raisi-was-a-very-reliable-partner-putin-sends-condolences-to-iran-over-death-of-president/WATCH: Jacob Zuma barred from election by high court decisionhttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/watch-jacob-zuma-barred-from-election-by-high-court-decision/Former South African President Jacob Zuma has been disqualified from running for Parliament due to a previous criminal conviction.Wed, 22 May 2024 13:03:04 +0000editorial@africanews.comhttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/watch-jacob-zuma-barred-from-election-by-high-court-decision/Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz honored at Gordon Parks Foundation galahttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/alicia-keys-and-swizz-beatz-honored-at-gordon-parks-foundation-gala/At a gala in New York, the Gordon Parks Foundation honored Alicia Keys, Swizz Beatz, Colin Kaepernick, the late Richard Roundtree, and Myrlie Evers-Williams, widow of civil rights activist Medgar Evers. The event celebrated individuals who have made significant contributions to the arts and activismWed, 22 May 2024 12:10:16 +0000editorial@africanews.comhttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/alicia-keys-and-swizz-beatz-honored-at-gordon-parks-foundation-gala/Chad PM resigns after interim president wins disputed May 6 electionshttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/chad-pm-resigns-after-interim-president-wins-disputed-may-6-elections/"In accordance with the constitution, I have today presented... my resignation and that of the transitional government, ...Wed, 22 May 2024 11:43:10 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/chad-pm-resigns-after-interim-president-wins-disputed-may-6-elections/More than half of all mangrove ecosystems at risk of collapse by 2050http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/more-than-half-of-all-mangrove-ecosystems-at-risk-of-collapse-by-2050/Communities living along this receding shorelines of low-lying Vypin Island off India’s west coast understand the importance of healthy mangrove ecosystemsWed, 22 May 2024 10:52:50 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/more-than-half-of-all-mangrove-ecosystems-at-risk-of-collapse-by-2050/South Africa vote: How ANC lost its way with infighting and scandalhttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/south-africa-vote-how-anc-lost-its-way-with-infighting-and-scandal/30 years after the African National Congress transformed from a liberation omovement to a political party in government, it faces growing dissatisfaction from South Africans who feel it has failed to live up to its promisesWed, 22 May 2024 10:12:54 +0000editorial@africanews.comhttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/south-africa-vote-how-anc-lost-its-way-with-infighting-and-scandal/Football: Mohamed Camara hides the badge in support of LGBTQhttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/football-mohamed-camara-hides-the-badge-in-support-of-lgbtq/France's sports minister has called for Monaco football club to be sanctioned after one of its players covered a message against homophobia on the team's jersey during the final league match on Sunday.Wed, 22 May 2024 09:34:08 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/football-mohamed-camara-hides-the-badge-in-support-of-lgbtq/Pics of the day: May 22, 2024http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/pics-of-the-day-may-22-2024/Africanews focuses on the most striking images of the day's news.Wed, 22 May 2024 09:29:06 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/pics-of-the-day-may-22-2024/Only 12 out of 36 hospitals partially functioning in Gaza-UN http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/only-12-out-of-36-hospitals-partially-functioning-in-gaza-un/The U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs has warned of deteriorating health services in Gaza indicating that only twelve out of 36 hospitals are partially functioning in the conflict-hit region.Wed, 22 May 2024 09:24:06 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/only-12-out-of-36-hospitals-partially-functioning-in-gaza-un/Human rights experts urge FIFA to scrutinize Saudi Arabia before 2034 World Cup votehttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/human-rights-experts-urge-fifa-to-scrutinize-saudi-arabia-before-2034-world-cup-vote/A 22-page document was delivered to FIFA headquarters in Zurich on behalf of Mark Pieth and Stefan Wehrenberg of Switzerland and British barrister Rodney Dixon.Wed, 22 May 2024 09:23:10 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/human-rights-experts-urge-fifa-to-scrutinize-saudi-arabia-before-2034-world-cup-vote/Boko Haram rescues hundreds of hostages http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/boko-haram-rescues-hundreds-of-hostages/Hundreds of hostages, mostly children and women, who were held captive for months, some years, by Boko Haram extremists in northeastern Nigeria have been rescued from a forest enclave and handed over to authorities, the army said.Wed, 22 May 2024 09:06:13 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/boko-haram-rescues-hundreds-of-hostages/Nigeria: Financial sector experts optimistic about economic recoveryhttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/nigeria-financial-sector-experts-optimistic-about-economic-recovery/Data by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed that Nigeria's financial service sector contributed N3. 8 trillion to Nigeria's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2023Wed, 22 May 2024 13:36:27 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/nigeria-financial-sector-experts-optimistic-about-economic-recovery/What is the purpose of the International Criminal Court?http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/what-is-the-purpose-of-the-international-criminal-court/The International Criminal Court could soon issue arrest warrants for leaders of Israel and Hamas, including Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, more than seven months after the start of the war between the two camps, on the basis of a request from the Attorney General of the Court.Wed, 22 May 2024 08:27:52 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/what-is-the-purpose-of-the-international-criminal-court/Lawyer commends court for acquitting Egyptian men in Greek shipwreck casehttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/charges-dismissed-against-egyptians-in-greek-migrant-shipwreck-case/The case had faced criticism from international human rights groups, who argued that the defendants' right to a fair trial was compromised because they faced judgment while a separate Naval Court investigation into the sinking and the Greek coast guard's actions is still underwayWed, 22 May 2024 11:53:05 +0000editorial@africanews.comhttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/charges-dismissed-against-egyptians-in-greek-migrant-shipwreck-case/At least 40 villagers shot dead in latest violence in Nigeria's conflict-hit northhttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/at-least-40-villagers-shot-dead-in-latest-violence-in-nigerias-conflict-hit-north/Locals have repeatedly expressed concern over how the assailants can attack villages for hours and escape before security forces arrive on the scene.Wed, 22 May 2024 05:06:02 +0000editorial@africanews.comhttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/22/at-least-40-villagers-shot-dead-in-latest-violence-in-nigerias-conflict-hit-north/Israel accuses AP news agency of violating a controversial media law then backpedalshttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/21/israel-accuses-ap-news-agency-of-violating-a-controversial-media-law-then-backpedals/The government seized the AP equipment from a location in southern Israel earlier on Tuesday (May. 21). When Israel closed down Al Jazeera’s offices earlier this month, media groups warned of the serious implications for press freedom in the country.Wed, 22 May 2024 07:13:22 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/21/israel-accuses-ap-news-agency-of-violating-a-controversial-media-law-then-backpedals/South Africa's power utility to delay coal plants closureshttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/21/south-africas-power-utility-to-delay-coal-plants-closures/South Africa experienced one of its worst electricity crisis last year with daily power cuts of up to almost 10 hours. It strangled Africa's most developed economy. This put the spotlight on the government's energy transition strategy.Tue, 21 May 2024 18:03:49 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/21/south-africas-power-utility-to-delay-coal-plants-closures/Greece, Egypt foreign ministers meet in Athens http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/21/greece-egypt-foreign-ministers-meet-in-athens/Greece's foreign affairs minister Giorgos Gerapetritis said Greece and Egypt were seeking joint ways of tackling illegal migration, including examining current legal routes for migrationTue, 21 May 2024 15:51:11 +0000editorial@africanews.comhttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/21/greece-egypt-foreign-ministers-meet-in-athens/Thousands of Iranians surround late president's coffin as 5-day mourning startshttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/21/thousands-of-iranians-surround-late-presidents-coffin-as-5-day-mourning-starts/The government-led series of processions kicked off in the northwestern city of Tabriz. Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei expressed condolences to the families of victims in the helicopter crash and announced that Iran will hold five days of public mourning.Tue, 21 May 2024 15:04:44 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/21/thousands-of-iranians-surround-late-presidents-coffin-as-5-day-mourning-starts/9 Egyptian women and children die in Nile River Ferry accidenthttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/21/9-egyptian-women-and-children-die-in-nile-river-ferry-accident/The accident, which happened in Monshat el-Kanater town in Giza province, injured nine other passengers, the Health Ministry said in a statement. Giza is one of three provinces forming Greater Cairo.Tue, 21 May 2024 14:34:51 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/21/9-egyptian-women-and-children-die-in-nile-river-ferry-accident/Morocco's 29th International Book Fair draws global publishers http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/21/moroccos-29th-international-book-fair-draws-global-publishers/The event featured books on literature, science, history and art, among other subjects, presented by 743 exhibitors from 48 countriesWed, 22 May 2024 08:22:59 +0000editorial@africanews.comhttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/21/moroccos-29th-international-book-fair-draws-global-publishers/Mali court jails professor for criticizing governmenthttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/21/mali-court-jails-professor-for-criticizing-government/...the book critically examines the military government’s use of what it terms propaganda, manipulation and even lies to influence public opinion, particularly during the promised “transition” period leading back to civilian rule.Tue, 21 May 2024 14:12:38 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/21/mali-court-jails-professor-for-criticizing-government/Austrian leader lauds UK's efforts on migration, cites its plan for deportations to Rwandahttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/21/austrian-leader-lauds-uks-efforts-on-migration-cites-its-plan-for-deportations-to-rwanda/Austria's leader praised Britain Tuesday as a "pioneer" in outsourcing asylum proceedings to places outside Europe, citing a U.K. bill to send migrants to Rwanda as he hosted Prime Minister Rishi Sunak in Vienna.Wed, 22 May 2024 09:12:05 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/21/austrian-leader-lauds-uks-efforts-on-migration-cites-its-plan-for-deportations-to-rwanda/Pics of the day: May 21, 2024http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/21/pics-of-the-day-may-21-2024/Africanews focuses on the most striking images of the day's news.Tue, 21 May 2024 13:20:50 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/21/pics-of-the-day-may-21-2024/'Adriana' shipwreck: Greek judge dismisses charges against nine Egyptianshttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/21/adriana-shipwreck-greek-judge-dismisses-charges-against-nine-egyptians/A court in Greece abandoned Tuesday (May. 21) the trial of nine Egyptian men accused of causing one of the worst shipwrecks in the Mediterranean. A prosecutor told the court that Greece lacked jurisdiction.Tue, 21 May 2024 13:36:40 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/21/adriana-shipwreck-greek-judge-dismisses-charges-against-nine-egyptians/Haiti’s main international airport reopens nearly three months after violence forced it closedhttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/21/haitis-main-international-airport-reopens-nearly-three-months-after-violence-forced-it-clo/However, only Sunrise Airways, a local carrier, is flying in and out of Port-au-Prince for now. US-based airlines are not expected to start doing so until late May or early June.Tue, 21 May 2024 11:10:15 +0000editorial@africanews.comhttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/21/haitis-main-international-airport-reopens-nearly-three-months-after-violence-forced-it-clo/What's next for a crackdown fof Haitian migrants http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/21/whats-next-for-a-crackdown-fof-haitian-migrants/After Dominican President Luis Abinader coasted into a second term over the weekend, he promised in a nationalistic speech that "the best is yet to come."Tue, 21 May 2024 10:51:25 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/21/whats-next-for-a-crackdown-fof-haitian-migrants/ Iran: mourning across nation in the wake of president's deathhttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/21/iran-mourning-across-nation-in-the-wake-of-presidents-death/Iranians gathered in the streets across the the nation to express their grief over the death of their president and his companions.Tue, 21 May 2024 10:48:49 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/21/iran-mourning-across-nation-in-the-wake-of-presidents-death/Kinshasa resumes normalcy following presidential palace attackhttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/21/kinshasa-resumes-normalcy-following-presidential-palace-attack/Despite the gravity of the situation, Deputy Prime Minister Peter Kazadi assured the public that no city-wide lockdown was imminent, signaling a commitment to maintaining normalcy and allowing citizens to continue their daily activitiesTue, 21 May 2024 10:05:40 +0000editorial@africanews.comhttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/21/kinshasa-resumes-normalcy-following-presidential-palace-attack/Protest in Athens ahead of trial on deadly migrant boat sinkinghttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/21/protest-in-athens-ahead-of-trial-on-deadly-migrant-boat-sinking/The Greek coastguard is accused by rights activists of causing the shipwreck as it attempted to tow the migrant vessel ouof Greece's zone of responsibility. As many as 700 people are believed to have been on board. Only 104 survivedTue, 21 May 2024 11:13:53 +0000editorial@africanews.comhttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/21/protest-in-athens-ahead-of-trial-on-deadly-migrant-boat-sinking/Microsoft's AI chatbot will 'recall' everything you do on a PChttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/21/microsofts-ai-chatbot-will-recall-everything-you-do-on-a-pc/Microsoft wants laptop users to get so comfortable with its artificial intelligence chatbot that it will remember everything you're doing on your computer and help figure out what you want to do next.Tue, 21 May 2024 09:40:40 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/21/microsofts-ai-chatbot-will-recall-everything-you-do-on-a-pc/3 Americans accused of involvement in DRC coup attempthttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/21/3-americans-accused-of-involvement-in-drc-coup-attempt/Six people, including Malanga, were dead and dozens were arrested, including the three Americans, following that attack and another on the residence of a close ally of President Felix Tshisekedi, the Congolese army spokesperson, Brig. Gen. Sylvain Ekenge, said.Tue, 21 May 2024 10:01:13 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/21/3-americans-accused-of-involvement-in-drc-coup-attempt/South Africa welcomes ICC arrest warrant request for Netanyahu and Hamas leadershttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/21/south-africa-welcomes-icc-arrest-warrant-request-for-netanyahu-and-hamas-leaders/ICC judges will now review the evidence presented by Prosecutor Karim Khan to determine whether arrest warrants for Netanyahu, Gallant, and the Hamas leaders can be issued.Tue, 21 May 2024 13:29:25 +0000editorial@africanews.comhttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/21/south-africa-welcomes-icc-arrest-warrant-request-for-netanyahu-and-hamas-leaders/Several trapped as building collapses in Nairobi amid ongoing demolitionhttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/21/several-trapped-as-building-collapses-in-nairobi-amid-ongoing-demolition/The disaster has prompted immediate action from authorities, who have ordered the evacuation and demolition of several buildings in the area.Tue, 21 May 2024 08:03:05 +0000editorial@africanews.comhttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/21/several-trapped-as-building-collapses-in-nairobi-amid-ongoing-demolition/Kenyan president 4-day state visit to the U.S.: What’s at stake?http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/20/kenyan-president-3-day-state-visit-to-the-us-whats-at-stake/William Ruto landed in Atlanta, Georgia on May 20. He will be hosted by US president Joe Biden in Washington, D.C. on May 23. Haiti, trade, security and climate are among top issues, the leaders will discuss.Mon, 20 May 2024 21:54:23 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/20/kenyan-president-3-day-state-visit-to-the-us-whats-at-stake/US troops to depart from Niger by mid-September, the Pentagon sayshttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/20/us-troops-to-depart-from-niger-by-mid-september-the-pentagon-says/U.S. troops ordered out of Niger by the West African country's ruling junta will complete their withdrawal by the middle of September, the Pentagon and Nigerien defense officials said Sunday.Mon, 20 May 2024 17:06:46 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/20/us-troops-to-depart-from-niger-by-mid-september-the-pentagon-says/Gaza war: Israeli PM, Hamas leader could be handed arrest warrants by ICChttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/20/gaza-war-israeli-pm-hamas-leader-could-be-handed-arrest-warrants-by-icc/A panel of three judges will consider the International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor's evidence and determine whether to issue the arrest warrants against top Israeli and Hamas officials and allow a case to proceed.Mon, 20 May 2024 18:02:48 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/20/gaza-war-israeli-pm-hamas-leader-could-be-handed-arrest-warrants-by-icc/Who is Jacob Zuma, the former South African president disqualified from next week's election?http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/20/who-is-jacob-zuma-the-former-south-african-president-disqualified-from-next-weeks-election/Former South African President Jacob Zuma was barred Monday from running for Parliament in next week's national election over a previous criminal conviction, the latest twist in his return to politics.Mon, 20 May 2024 14:24:28 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/20/who-is-jacob-zuma-the-former-south-african-president-disqualified-from-next-weeks-election/Iran stares at an unprecedented crisis as it seeks to replace Raisihttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/20/iran-stares-at-an-unprecedented-crisis-as-it-seeks-to-replace-raisi/The death of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi in a helicopter crash will be a “big loss” to the country, especially as it comes amid a “domestic legitimacy crisis” and Tehran's "contested relationship" with Israel, an analyst said Monday.Mon, 20 May 2024 14:14:23 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/20/iran-stares-at-an-unprecedented-crisis-as-it-seeks-to-replace-raisi/SA: MK party officials react to ruling barring Zuma from standing in May 29 pollshttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/20/sa-mk-party-officials-react-to-ruling-barring-zuma-from-standing-in-may-29-polls/"The decision of MK is simple. It says we're looking for two-thirds majority in order to change the constitution. Now, it is when we have changed the constitution that President Zuma goes to Parliament,” the Deputy Secretary General Aurthur Zwane told a cheering crowd.Mon, 20 May 2024 14:16:21 +0000editorial@africanews.com (Rédaction Africanews)http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/20/sa-mk-party-officials-react-to-ruling-barring-zuma-from-standing-in-may-29-polls/DR Congo says 'coup attempt' sought to 'destabilize state institutions' http://www.africanews.com/2024/05/20/dr-congo-says-coup-attempt-sought-to-destabilize-state-institutions/The African Union chief also condemned the coup attempt in a statement on Sunday. There's been no word from the Congolese presidency on the matterMon, 20 May 2024 12:30:06 +0000editorial@africanews.comhttp://www.africanews.com/2024/05/20/dr-congo-says-coup-attempt-sought-to-destabilize-state-institutions/