Africanews RSS free and in real-time all news published by, by subscribing to our RSS feeds.Sat, 16 Oct 2021 16:37:54 +0000Former Ivory Coast leader Laurent Gbagbo launches new political party in Abidjan a congress meeting held at the prestigious Hôtel Ivoire in Abidjan, former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo, who has been back in Ivory Coast since June after nearly 10 years of absence, launches a new "pan-African left-wing" political party with the 2025 presidential election in his sights.Sat, 16 Oct 2021 16:37:54 (Serge Patrick MANKOU) protest in Sudan's capital against government of Sudanese protesters take to the streets of the capital Khartoum to demand the dissolution of the transitional government, saying it had failed them economically and politicallySat, 16 Oct 2021 16:12:03 +0000editorial@africanews.com of Sudanese protest in Khartoum, call for the fall of transition govt anti-government protesters holding a banner reading in Arabic: "Full justice and a complete freedom" with a portrait of the head of Sudan's Sovereign Council, Abdel Fattah al-BurhanSat, 16 Oct 2021 15:18:14 (Rédaction Africanews) and China continue joint naval drills and China continued naval drills in the Sea of Japan after an incident between Russian and US warships. 

Russia's Defense Ministry said a Russian warship on Friday prevented a U.S. Navy destroyer from what it described as an attempt to intrude into Russia's territorial watersSat, 16 Oct 2021 16:45:06 +0000editorial@africanews.com Halloween approaches, ScareHouse celebrates its 20th anniversary mark its 20th anniversary, ScareHouse has brought back some of its favorite characters including the original ScareHouse bunny and Creepo the ClownSat, 16 Oct 2021 16:12:07 +0000editorial@africanews.com fair '1-54' returns to London with galleries from Africa contemporary African art fair 1-54 opens its doors this weekend at London's Somerset House with a record number of galleries from Africa, according to organisers, but it also showcases works from across Europe and North AmericaSat, 16 Oct 2021 12:29:31 (Rédaction Africanews) festival of light illuminates historic Prague Signal festival of light illuminates Prague's historic centre. It features more than 20 installations by artists from across Europe, ranging from augmented reality to videomappingSat, 16 Oct 2021 10:24:03 +0000editorial@africanews.com Faso commemorates 34th anniversary of Sankara's death Friday Burkinabe President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré laid a wreath at the Thomas Sankara memorial and unveiled a bust at the University that bears his name in Ouagadougou, in the presence of his widow Mariam.Sat, 16 Oct 2021 08:38:22 (Rédaction Africanews) Verde votes for president on Sunday starts at 7 am (0800 GMT), finishing at 6 pm, with first results expected the same evening. If no one wins more than 50 percent of the vote, it will go to a second-round run-off between the two leading candidates on October 31.Sat, 16 Oct 2021 07:19:33 (Rédaction Africanews)'s Niamey: a hidden place for raising boxing champions former heavyweight boxing champion in Niger takes it upon himself to take young boys off the streets and train them for free. Fri, 15 Oct 2021 20:46:54 (Rédaction Africanews) killer killed by mob after escaping cells in Kenya deceased had earlier confessed to killing 12 childrenFri, 15 Oct 2021 20:35:12 (Rédaction Africanews) Affi N'Guessan : "The Ivorian Popular Front has turned the page" the set of Africanews, Pascal Affi N'Guessan, former Prime Minister of Côte d'Ivoire and President of the Ivorian Popular Front talks about the current situation and future challenges of his party, at the dawn of the birth of the movement of Laurent Gbagbo. Fri, 15 Oct 2021 17:01:28 (Rédaction Africanews) eruption continues on La Palma island Vieja volcano continues to spew lava and ashes after more than three weeks erupting on the island of La Palma.Fri, 15 Oct 2021 20:54:03 +0000editorial@africanews.com Clash Aftermath day after clashes that took the lives of 7 people, injured dozens and a moment that took many Lebanese to the days of civil war, a tense calm now ensues in the street as people clean up the messFri, 15 Oct 2021 15:48:05 +0000editorial@africanews.com years on, Somaliland still struggles for international recognition the defiant flag of their self-declared republic, young Somalilanders considered life as fresh university graduates in their unrecognized homeland -- a country in name only, proud but alone in the Horn of Africa.Fri, 15 Oct 2021 15:18:14 +0000editorial@africanews.com Guinea-Bissau's coup attempt : French president promises support for country day after an attempted coup in Guinea-Bissau, French president Macron promised the country of support in diverse ways. Fri, 15 Oct 2021 14:22:58 (Rédaction Africanews) arrested in killing of Olympic runner Agnes Tirop husband of Olympic runner Agnes Tirop has been arrested and will be charged with her murder after Kenyan police launched a nationwide manhunt and found him in the coastal city of Mombasa trying to flee the country, authorities said.Fri, 15 Oct 2021 14:07:04 +0000editorial@africanews.com fashion show celebrates Bolivia's capital's emblematic Cholitas returned to the catwalk on Thursday to celebrate the 473rd anniversary of the capital's foundation and to boost the pandemic-stricken local economy. Fri, 15 Oct 2021 19:30:10 +0000editorial@africanews.com military chief: leader of IS-linked group ISWAP killed's military claimed on Thursday that Abu Musab al-Barnawi, the leader of an Islamic State-linked extremist group blamed for killing hundreds in the northeast, has died.Fri, 15 Oct 2021 11:19:46 +0000editorial@africanews.com army says foiled plot to overthrow government chief General Biagué Na Ntan said that coup plotters had been bribing soldiers with a view to convince them to stage a mutiny. The development came on the same day that President Umaru Sissoco Embalo left Bissau for a 2-day visit to France Fri, 15 Oct 2021 09:54:30 +0000editorial@africanews.com meets with Kenya's Kenyatta at White House Joe Biden met in the Oval Office Thursday with Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta and pledged the U.S. will donate 17 million additional doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to the African Union.Fri, 15 Oct 2021 08:53:22 +0000editorial@africanews.com urges calm after child killed in anglophone region in the southwest took to the streets of the regional capital Buea to express their anger after a police officer shot and killed a schoolgirl. Police reportedly opened fire after a vehicle carrying pupils refused to stop at a checkpointFri, 15 Oct 2021 06:44:46 +0000editorial@africanews.com's President says critics 'plotting' against state naming him, Saied referred to a speech by France-based former president Moncef Marzouki, in which he called his [Saied's] grabbing of executive powers in July a "coup" Fri, 15 Oct 2021 05:13:04 +0000editorial@africanews.com speaks to grassroots supporters his speech via a video link the former president criticised the courts and the graft investigationsThu, 14 Oct 2021 20:22:41 +0000editorial@africanews.com police launches search for husband of murdered athlete runner Agnes Tirop was found stabbed to death; police is looking for her husbandThu, 14 Oct 2021 20:09:54 +0000editorial@africanews.com Macron scores penalty during charity football match! French President Emmanuel Macron scores a penalty kick after a few minutes of play while participating in a gala football match of the Variété Club de France in PoissyThu, 14 Oct 2021 17:54:05 +0000editorial@africanews.com says that the pandemic delays ending world hunger by 2030 United Nations marks World Food Day on October 16th with a stark warning regarding food insecurityThu, 14 Oct 2021 17:18:01 +0000editorial@africanews.com races to develop natural gas reserves [Business Africa] country is accelerating efforts to join the prestigious Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) exporters club. After negotiations with oil companies stalled in 2019, President Samia Suluhu Hassan has restarted them. She wants talks to conclude this year and development to start in 2023Thu, 14 Oct 2021 20:54:17 (Ronald Lwere Kato) puppet, of Syrian girl, visits sights of Paris giant puppet, representing a Syrian girl, meandered through the leafy gardens of the Palais Royal in Paris on Thursday to raise awareness of the plight of migrantsThu, 14 Oct 2021 21:54:07 +0000editorial@africanews.com Wedding ceremonies banned for 45 days in Congo to stop the spread of the Ebola virus disease began Wednesday in Beni in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), five days after a case was discovered. Thu, 14 Oct 2021 16:27:41 (Rédaction Africanews) virus vaccination begins in Eastern DRC to stop the spread of the Ebola virus disease began Wednesday in Beni in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), five days after a case was discovered. Thu, 14 Oct 2021 16:08:48 (Rédaction Africanews) exchanges in streets of Beirut wounding several Lebanese army are deployed in the streets of Beirut as gun fire exchanges turn the capital into a war zone a few blocks from the Justice Palace, where hundreds of black-clad protesters had gathered to demand the removal of judge Tarek Bitar, the lead investigator in the port blastThu, 14 Oct 2021 16:03:03 +0000editorial@africanews.com kills 14 people, injures 51 in southern Taiwan fire engulfed a 13-storey building overnight on Thursday in southern Taiwan, killing 14 people and injuring 51Thu, 14 Oct 2021 20:54:08 +0000editorial@africanews.com watch William Shatner launch into space's Captain Kirk, 90-year-old William Shatner, has blasted into space and safely returned to Earth in a convergence of science fiction and science realityThu, 14 Oct 2021 18:42:05 +0000editorial@africanews.com Kenya calls for speedy investigation into Tirop's murder president of Athletics Kenya Jackson Tuwei is confident 'speedy justice' will be delivered following the death of record-breaking runner Agnes Tirop who was stabbed to death in her bedroom. Thu, 14 Oct 2021 15:50:38 +0000editorial@africanews.com rehearse for live Christmas show Radio City Rockettes dancers are busy rehearsing for their Christmas show in New York, which returns this year after being canceled last year due to the pandemicThu, 14 Oct 2021 21:15:06 +0000editorial@africanews.com fury after the death of a girl in Buea to local media, a gendarme opened fire on a car driven by a mother who was taking her daughter to school. The bullet fatally hit the girl in the back seat.Thu, 14 Oct 2021 15:18:04 (Rédaction Africanews) against corruption gains momentum in DRC new Chief Inspector of Finance in DRC was appointed last year by President Félix Tshisekedi who campaigned to fight corruption in the country in 2019Thu, 14 Oct 2021 15:21:09 +0000editorial@africanews.com's spat with Somalia is more than just the maritime border-Analysis's President Uhuru Kenyatta has rejected a ruling by the UN's top court which allows Somalia to take control of most of a potential oil and gas-rich chunk of the Indian Ocean.Thu, 14 Oct 2021 16:42:08 (michael oduor) race Belgian women take former colonial power to court mixed race women accuse the Belgian state of crimes against HumanityThu, 14 Oct 2021 14:25:12 +0000editorial@africanews.com, UNESCO team up for Africa talent hunt launches a project with the UN's cultural body Unesco to seek out young filmmakers from sub-Saharan Africa and explore traditional folktales from the region. Six young directors will be given a $75,000 budget for a film to be aired on Netflix next year.Thu, 14 Oct 2021 14:27:21 +0000editorial@africanews.com modelling agency 'decolonising beauty standards' the frenzied rush of wardrobe changes and photographers readying for shoots, Iman Eldeeb's agency is slowly breaking new ground for Egypt's fashion scene by hiring a diverse line-up of models Thu, 14 Oct 2021 12:48:01 +0000editorial@africanews.com misinformation blamed for low turnout among Gambian women health officials across Africa urge women to get COVID-19 vaccines, they’ve confronted hesitancy among those of childbearing age. In the Gambia, some women are not willing to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Thu, 14 Oct 2021 11:05:53 +0000editorial@africanews.com Former police chief confesses to the murder of rights activists former Lieutenant Jacques Mugabo confessed on Wednesday that he directly orchestrated the two murders with the help of other security members led by Christian Kenga Kenga.Thu, 14 Oct 2021 09:28:58 +0000editorial@africanews.com'Treated like sheep': Migrants tell of torture, extortion in Libya camps accounts come as a United Nations report last week found evidence of possible crimes against humanity committed against migrants intercepted at sea and turned over to Libya Thu, 14 Oct 2021 08:10:03 +0000editorial@africanews.com's 'Conakry Express' back on track after ten-month break service had been interrupted in January after priority was given to cargo trains ferrying bauxite shipments used in the production of aluminumThu, 14 Oct 2021 10:56:49 +0000editorial@africanews.com Agnes Tirop dies at age 25 runner Agnes Tirop, a two-time world championships bronze medalist, has died. The country's track federation announced on Wednesday. The 25 year old athlete been found dead at her home in iten in western kenya a town renowned as a training base for distance runners. Kenyan runner Agnes Tir Wed, 13 Oct 2021 20:51:16 (Rédaction Africanews) flee threat of new lava flow on La Palma 800 residents have been ordered to evacuate their homes as a lava flow on La Palma island advances. Wed, 13 Oct 2021 21:18:06 +0000editorial@africanews.com rejects court ruling over border dispute with Somalia's president Uhuru Kenyatta has rejected a ruling by the UN's top court which allows Somalia take control of most of a potentially oil and gas-rich chunk of the Indian Ocean. Wed, 13 Oct 2021 16:51:26 (Kwabena Adu Gyamfi) Verde gears towards Presidential election on October 17 Verde is geared toward the next general election scheduled on October 17 with the outgoing President Jorge Carlos Fonseca having indicated that the run-off will take place on October 31.Wed, 13 Oct 2021 15:55:22 +0000editorial@africanews.com