Africanews RSS free and in real-time all news published by, by subscribing to our RSS feeds.Sat, 24 Feb 2024 16:19:06 +0000ECOWAS lifts coup sanctions on Niger in a new push for dialogue Africa’s regional bloc known as ECOWAS has lifted travel, commercial and economic sanctions imposed on Niger that were aimed at reversing the coup staged in the country last year, a senior official announced Saturday.Sat, 24 Feb 2024 16:19:06 (Rédaction Africanews) leaders meet in bid to keep Mali, Niger and Burkina in bloc summit of the 15-nation regional economic bloc known as ECOWAS in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, comes at a critical time when the 49-year-old bloc’s future is threatened as it struggles with possible disintegration and a recent surge in coupsSat, 24 Feb 2024 16:18:36 (Rédaction Africanews) Navalny's widow pleads for return of politician's body, 47, Russia’s most well-known opposition politician, unexpectedly died on Feb. 16 in the penal colony, prompting hundreds of Russians across the country to stream to impromptu memorials with flowers and candlesSat, 24 Feb 2024 15:33:58 (Rédaction Africanews) mourners hold funeral outside hospital for 25 killed by Israel week the United States vetoed another draft resolution calling for a ceasefire, the third since OctoberSat, 24 Feb 2024 14:06:44 (Rédaction Africanews) Coast President pardons dozens jailed for treason those pardoned are General Dogbo Blé Brunot and Koné Kamaraté Souleymane. Souleymane was Guillaume Soro's head of protocol when he served as Prime Minister and head of the National AssemblySat, 24 Feb 2024 11:40:05 (Rédaction Africanews) still have it!: Kaka, David Villa, and Drogba shine in Qatar charity match event aimed to raise funds for education projects in six countries: Palestine, Sudan, Mali, Rwanda, Tanzania, and PakistanSat, 24 Feb 2024 10:22:13 (Rédaction Africanews) dead from Zambia cholera outbreak as cases surge country has recorded nearly 20,000 infections since the outbreak started in October 2023Sat, 24 Feb 2024 08:36:50 (Rédaction Africanews)'s call for presidential election date in Senegal goes unmet opposition's demand for clarity on the election date underscores the heightened political tensions in Senegal, as various factions await the next steps in the electoral process.Fri, 23 Feb 2024 20:33:03 (Wahany Johnson SAMBOU) Desperate malnutrition crisis in Zamzam camp, North Darfur to MSF, an estimated one child is dying every two hours from the malnutrition crisis in the Zamzam camp.Fri, 23 Feb 2024 16:15:25 +0000editorial@africanews.com, Golf's fastest growing country welcomes DP World Container pivotal force behind this transformation has been the title sponsor, DP World, whose unwavering support has catalyzed the country's burgeoning golfing community. The growth spurt started three years ago when this week's Magical Kenya Open joined the DP World Tour.Fri, 23 Feb 2024 15:49:33 +0000editorial@africanews.com Athletics world bid final farewell as Kelvin Kiptum is laid to rest"I just feel that I have really lost because when Chicago marathon holds their world record holders champions he won’t be there in person but he will forever live in our hearts..” Catherine Ndereva, former marathonerFri, 23 Feb 2024 14:30:32 (Rédaction Africanews) Kenyan start-up turns plastic waste into solar-powered freezers Kenyan company is collecting plastic strewn across beaches and turning it into cold storage units. The recycled plastic is used to manufacture solar-powered freezers.Fri, 23 Feb 2024 12:39:40 (Rédaction Africanews) Argentina-Nigeria match confirmed for March 26 has scheduled matches against El Salvador and Nigeria in the United States next month as part of preparations for the Copa América, replacing a tour to China canceled after Lionel Messi's absence from the match. Inter Miami pre-season in Hong KongFri, 23 Feb 2024 12:21:10 (Rédaction Africanews) rape, sexual violence and war crimes, according to the UN U.N. human rights office said in a new report Friday that dozens of people, including children, have been victims of rape and other forms of sexual violence in the ongoing conflict in Sudan, attacks which could be assimilated to war crimes.Fri, 23 Feb 2024 12:17:50 (Rédaction Africanews) Salah still uncertain against Chelsea striker Mohamed Salah will only be available for England's League Cup final against Chelsea at the last minute, assistant manager Pep Lijnders said on Friday.Fri, 23 Feb 2024 12:13:00 (Rédaction Africanews) waiting in Tunisia react to Albania's controversial deal with Italy"We need safety and security because we don't know what will happen to us in Albania. If Europe's decision will help us, we support it and hope they will help us because we are already fleeing from war,” said Ahmed, a Sudanese refugee, who did not give his last name.Fri, 23 Feb 2024 11:20:27 (Rédaction Africanews)“I will end my term on April 2nd”, Senegal's president pledges on the public broadcaster Thursday (Feb. 22), Macky Sall has pledged to step down when his term ends. No new date has been announced for the Feb. 25 presidential polls. Protests throughout the weekend will ask the President to hold elections quickly.Fri, 23 Feb 2024 12:39:56 (Rédaction Africanews) pushes for deal on unresolved debt [Business Africa] still has nearly $7 billion of commercial debt on its books pending resolution. That is despite a deal with bilateral lenders last year which treated over $6 billion. Zambia's trials and tribulations are closely watched by Ethiopia and Ghana who are next in line for debt restructuringFri, 23 Feb 2024 11:21:55 (Ronald Lwere Kato) emotions and lots of tears as athletes pay tribute to Kelvin Kiptum memorial service was held in Iten as the late world marathon record holder's casket travelled to his home village ahead of his funeral on Friday.Thu, 22 Feb 2024 20:31:05 (Rédaction Africanews) pay tribute to Kelvin Kiptum as his casket heads home for burial William Ruto is expected to attend the funeral service in his parent's home town tomorrow.Thu, 22 Feb 2024 15:50:10 (Rédaction Africanews) scraps entry fee for South Africans and other foreign nationals move aims to boost tourism and attract business travellers. Previously, all foreign passport holders were subject to visa requirements,Thu, 22 Feb 2024 15:04:23 (Rédaction Africanews) ordeal of Rafah residents continue as Israel intensifies attacks"At around 1:30am (local time) they dropped two shells on us here in Al-Shaboura, and Al-Shaboura is really dense with people and the displaced. And what are those with children supposed to do? The mosque they hit destroyed the entire neighborhood. It’s not just one or two houses, the entire neighboThu, 22 Feb 2024 14:58:02 (Rédaction Africanews) Coast: towards the “remodeling” of the French military presence Bockel, French President Emmanuel Macron's envoy for Africa, spoke on Wednesday with the Ivorian head of state Alassane Ouattara in Abidjan, discussing "a remodelling" of the French military presence in Ivory Coast.Thu, 22 Feb 2024 12:18:34 (Rédaction Africanews) bans maize exports over dry spell Zambian government has imposed restrictions on maize and mealie meal (maize flour) exports in response to an extended dry spell endangering the harvest.Thu, 22 Feb 2024 11:59:00 (Rédaction Africanews)'s Yakubu Gowon, the last living founding father of ECOWAS calls for its rescue" Neither my generation nor current or future generations will forgive the break-up of our community ". Yakubu Gowon, 89, former Nigerian Head of State 1966- 1975.Thu, 22 Feb 2024 12:06:50 (Rédaction Africanews)é becomes the first black woman to top the country music rankingsé has once again made history: the singer became the first black woman to top the Billboard country music chart.Thu, 22 Feb 2024 14:51:03 (Rédaction Africanews) Govt strikes deal with militias, regular forces will police Tripoli again deal will see at least five armed groups quit Tripoli by the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan on 9 April, including one based in an area where 10 people were killed over the weekend. Once they leave Tripoli, other cities will follow.Thu, 22 Feb 2024 10:53:37 (Rédaction Africanews) socialite Hajia4Reall pleads guilty in $2m romance scam case in US Williams, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, disclosed the guilty plea, emphasizing the seriousness of the crime.Thu, 22 Feb 2024 10:40:14 (Rédaction Africanews)'s King hosts Spain's Premie Minister's (Feb. 21) meeting comes nearly a year since the two leaders las met in April 2022 to adopt a joint declaration, signaling a new era of cooperation and partnership after years of tensions.Thu, 22 Feb 2024 10:15:59 (Rédaction Africanews) pushes for stronger representation of developing nations as G20 FM meeting opens’s top diplomat called for reforms of multilateral bodies Wednesday (Feb. 21), as his country kicked off its presidency of the G20 and hosted the group's foreign ministers.Thu, 22 Feb 2024 07:28:56 (Rédaction Africanews) war: US blocks Algerian resolution pushing for a ceasefire with third UN veto vote in the 15-member Security Council was 13-1 with the United Kingdom abstaining, reflecting the strong support from countries around the globe for ending the latest war to flare up in a 76-year-long Israeli-Palestinian conflict.Thu, 22 Feb 2024 12:51:57 (Rédaction Africanews) Congo government dissolved after prime minister resigns Sama Lukonde plans to join parliament after winning a seat in the December elections.Thu, 22 Feb 2024 07:38:14 (Rédaction Africanews) announces deal with Turkey to deter Ethiopia's access to sea through a breakaway region"Somalia will have a true ally, a friend, and a brother in the international arena,"Wed, 21 Feb 2024 16:06:19 (Rédaction Africanews) ship carrying 19,000 cattle caused a big stink in the South African city of Cape Town in Cape Town launched an investigation Monday after a foul stench swept over the South African city.Wed, 21 Feb 2024 15:21:52 (Rédaction Africanews)'End support for M23 rebels, pull troops out of DR Congo' France tells Rwanda French foregin ministry made the call Tuesday that also asked for the M23 to cease fighting immediately and withdraw from all areas it occupies.Wed, 21 Feb 2024 15:11:20 (Rédaction Africanews) reveals Kelvin Kiptum died from severe head injuries athlete's funeral will take place on Friday in his home village.Wed, 21 Feb 2024 15:08:59 (Rédaction Africanews) Rafael Leão victim of racist insults on Instagram Milan striker Rafael Leão has hit out at "narrow-minded" people after becoming the latest victim of racial abuse, as the problem continues to plague Italian football.Wed, 21 Feb 2024 14:58:22 (Rédaction Africanews) police officers arrested over human smuggling claims operation uncovered 37 Ethiopian nationals, believed to be victims of human smuggling and trafficking.Wed, 21 Feb 2024 13:47:29 (Rédaction Africanews) Leone becomes latest country to join Fifa's Football for Schools programme programme aims to make the game more accessible to young people by incorporating football activities into the education system.Wed, 21 Feb 2024 13:12:31 (Rédaction Africanews) artists reframe the Black Figure at London’s National Portrait Gallery of Black people by Black people – a new exhibition in London aims to reinterpret how Black people are portrayed and viewed in art. 22 artists of African descent present 55 artworks at the National Portrait Gallery until May 19th.Thu, 22 Feb 2024 05:37:03 (Rédaction Africanews) Widow of slain president and 2 powerful officials among dozens indicted Moïse, who was injured in the attack, is accused of complicity and criminal association and of giving contradictory statements.Wed, 21 Feb 2024 13:09:40 (Rédaction Africanews) suspects in a Kenyan doomsday cult are ordered to be hospitalized after a hunger strike the law courts in the coastal town of Mombasa, Chief Magistrate Alex Ithuku directed Paul Mackenzie, his wife Rhoda Maweu and others charged with 238 counts of manslaughter to be escorted to hospital for an immediate doctors' examination.Wed, 21 Feb 2024 11:49:12 (Rédaction Africanews)'The DRC crisis, one of the most neglected in the world' says UN crisis in the DRC is one of the most severe, complex, prolonged, protracted and neglected in the world. The resurgence of hostility in eastern DRC, especially in North Kivu, is deeply concerning, and violent clashes between the group called M23 and the Congolese armed forces, FARDC in acronym,Wed, 21 Feb 2024 11:09:17 (Rédaction Africanews) starts an emergency polio vaccination drive after detecting cases caused by a rare mutation starts an emergency polio vaccination drive after detecting cases caused by a rare mutationWed, 21 Feb 2024 10:54:46 (Rédaction Africanews) United States tells Rwanda and Congo they must 'walk back from the brink of war' United States told Rwanda and Congo on Tuesday that they "must walk back from the brink of war," the sharpest warning yet of a looming conflict between the African neighbors.Wed, 21 Feb 2024 10:45:36 (Rédaction Africanews) at least 24 dead in 2 ADF attacks rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have killed at least two dozen civilians in separate attacks this week, local authorities and a civil society group said Tuesday.Wed, 21 Feb 2024 10:25:56 (Rédaction Africanews) Africa sets May 29 elections that could be the most pivotal since apartheid ended Africa will hold pivotal national elections May 29 as polls show the ruling African National Congress could lose its majority for the first time since it came to power with the fall of apartheid 30 years ago.Wed, 21 Feb 2024 09:53:45 (Rédaction Africanews)'s defense chief accuses nations withholding arms sales over abuses of 'double standards''s defense chief expressed frustration Tuesday with what he called the "double standards" of some countries that won't sell his military weapons because of human rights concerns.Thu, 22 Feb 2024 09:47:02 (Rédaction Africanews) of the day: February 20, 2024 focuses on the most striking images of the day's news.Wed, 21 Feb 2024 09:12:24 (Rédaction Africanews) of "Dahomey," Mati Diop shines at Berlin Film Festival 2024"Dahomey" follows the journey of plundered artifacts taken by French colonial troops in 1892, being sent from Paris to the Republic of Benin and the impact of their return. 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