Africanews RSS free and in real-time all news published by, by subscribing to our RSS feeds.Wed, 04 Oct 2023 19:25:26 +0000FIFA 2030 World Cup to feature games on 3 continents Wednesday, Fifa unveiled an unprecedented formula for the 2030 FIFA World Cup, with matches spread across Europe, Africa and South America to celebrate the centenary of the event.Wed, 04 Oct 2023 19:25:26 (Rédaction Africanews) World Bank fears "lost decade" for sub-Saharan Africa World Bank published its growth forecasts for sub-Saharan Africa on Wednesday, expressing fears of a lost decade for the continent, faced with growing instability.Wed, 04 Oct 2023 17:13:25 (Rédaction Africanews) Ousmane Sonko's lawyers launch appeals at Supreme court declared candidate for the February 2024 presidential election, Ousmane Sonko has been engaged in a bitter power struggle with the authorities since 2021. He was arrested and jailed in July having been sentenced in absentia to two months in prisonWed, 04 Oct 2023 16:17:29 (Rédaction Africanews) kidnap five Nigerian university students - police for ransom by armed groups are widespread in northwest Nigeria due to high levels of poverty, unemployment, and the proliferation of illegal firearms.Wed, 04 Oct 2023 15:03:16 (Rédaction Africanews) army and rebels move closer to a crucial confrontation Malian army is moving towards the north and the Kidal region, stronghold of the separatist rebellion, a risky operation which could foreshadow a major confrontation and constitute a turning point after a decade of conflict.Wed, 04 Oct 2023 13:56:51 (Rédaction Africanews) Coast: Cocoa production expected to fall by 28.5% in Q1 shipments to ports in Côte d'Ivoire are expected to fall by 28.5% year-on-year in the first quarter of the 2023/2024 season due to erratic weather conditions, according to cocoa growers, exporters and pod counters.Wed, 04 Oct 2023 13:24:52 (Rédaction Africanews) African cabinet minister and 3 other lawmakers cleared of corruption four lawmakers had been under investigation since last year over separate allegations.Wed, 04 Oct 2023 12:57:45 (Rédaction Africanews) Sudan: Refugees fleeing the war in Sudan at risk of hunger - WFP the nearly 300,000 people who arrived in South Sudan in the last five months, one in five children are malnourished and 90 percent of families say they are going multiple days without eating, WFP said after gathering new data.Wed, 04 Oct 2023 12:48:09 (Rédaction Africanews) senator blocks military aid to Egypt senator blocks military aid to EgyptWed, 04 Oct 2023 12:42:11 (Rédaction Africanews) people commit to non-violent elections in Liberia man collapses, tears on his cheeks. At his side, his neighbour holds the murder weapon in his hand. This scene entitled "war" is the image of violence for the young Liberian who drew it and will vote on Tuesday for the first time.Wed, 04 Oct 2023 11:48:34 (Rédaction Africanews) Africa: 7.5 million chickens culled in effort to contain bird flu outbreaks The 7.5 million birds represented about 20-30% of South Africa's total chicken stock, South African Poultry Association general manager Izaak Breitenbach said. Wed, 04 Oct 2023 11:06:49 (Rédaction Africanews) welcome approval of Kenya-led mission on Tuesday welcomed the news that the United Nations Security Council has approved the deployment of a Kenya-led armed force to Haiti. Wed, 04 Oct 2023 10:56:41 (Rédaction Africanews) 10 civilians killed in paramilitary shelling in Khartoum“Shells hit houses, a mosque and a medical center ,” this source told AFP by telephone in Port Sudan, in the east of the country. “Ten civilians were killed and 11 injured in the bombardment carried out by the Rapid Security Forces (RSF) ,” she added.Wed, 04 Oct 2023 10:44:28 (Rédaction Africanews) Sassou Nguesso plane sold at auction for 7.1 million euros Falcon 7X of the President of the Republic of Congo, Denis Sassou Nguesso, was sold on Tuesday at auction for 7.1 million euros at the Grand Hôtel de Bordeaux, after being seized in June 2020 at the airport of the Gironde capital.Wed, 04 Oct 2023 10:34:24 (Rédaction Africanews) Music keeping children out of gangs in Port au prince“Parents say that before, when they did not see their children, they worried because of the gangs in their neighbourhood. Now they know they are at the music school; they are learning to play music and that is one worry they don’t have anymore.” Emmanuel Piervil, music program managerWed, 04 Oct 2023 10:04:08 (Rédaction Africanews) schoolgirls hit by unknown illness students, attending Eregi Girls High School in the western region of Kenya, have reported difficulty walking and symptoms of knee pain.Wed, 04 Oct 2023 09:54:07 (Rédaction Africanews) Trial of septembre 2009 massacre resumes who lost loved ones or carry scars on the tragic day wouldn't have missed this day despite concerns over the financing of the court proceeding, and hypothetical compensations.Wed, 04 Oct 2023 09:48:46 (Rédaction Africanews) star Naira Marley detained over singer Mohbad's death"Azeez Fashola aka Naira Marley has been taken into police custody for questioning", wrote Benjamin Hundeyin, spokesman for the Lagos State Police in Nigeria, adding the keyword #JusticeforMohbad (JusticeForMohbad).Wed, 04 Oct 2023 09:19:50 (Rédaction Africanews) Opposition leader Abir Moussi arrested Moussi, leader of one of Tunisia's main opposition parties, the Parti Destourien Libre (PDL), was arrested on Tuesday, her party's lawyer has said. Wed, 04 Oct 2023 09:05:10 (Rédaction Africanews) of the day: October 3, 2023 samples the best pictures of the day’s news.Wed, 04 Oct 2023 08:37:01 (Rédaction Africanews), EU sign €650m cooperation agreement so-called multi-annual indicative programme (MIP) should have been concluded in 2021 but was suspended due to the Tigray conflict. Signed every seven years, MIPs define priority areas of cooperation between the EU and its partners, including financial allocations. Wed, 04 Oct 2023 08:12:02 (Rédaction Africanews) Blast at illegal oil refinery kills at least 18 least 18 people, including a pregnant woman, died in southern Nigeria when an illegal oil refinery exploded into flames, a security official and residents said on Tuesday (Oct. 03).Wed, 04 Oct 2023 05:23:41 (Rédaction Africanews) opposition led demonstration denounces economic crisis hundred opposition protesters rallied in Ghana's capital Accra on Tuesday to denounce the country's lingering economic crisis, blaming it on the central bank governor's policies.Tue, 03 Oct 2023 19:58:21 (Rédaction Africanews) documentary on Tupac murder features audio of arrested suspect few days ago, the news of the arrest of a former gang leader implicated in the 1996 death of rapper Tupac generated a great deal of interest. Almost 30 years after his murder, the mystery surrounding him remains almost incomplete.Tue, 03 Oct 2023 18:27:29 (Rédaction Africanews) Supporters of Egyptian president el-Sissi celebrate his bid of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi on Monday celebrated after he confirmed his re-election bid for elections scheduled for December. Tue, 03 Oct 2023 15:24:59 (Rédaction Africanews) President William Ruto welcomes UN decision on 'critical' Haiti force"I welcome the resolution as an overdue and critical instrument to define the multinational mission. This mission is a fundamental intervention, to provide the necessary conditions for Haiti to consolidate its development and governance." William Ruto, President of Kenya Tue, 03 Oct 2023 15:40:38 (Rédaction Africanews) war : hunger threatens refugees returning to South Sudan in Sudan: hunger threatens refugees returning to South SudanTue, 03 Oct 2023 14:19:41 (Rédaction Africanews) Opponents in pre-trial detention boycott investigating judge group of six Tunisian opponents, who claim to be political prisoners of the Kais Said regime and in pre-trial detention since last February for an alleged case of conspiracy against state security denounced on Tuesday a judicial masquerade and announced their boycott of the investigating judge.Tue, 03 Oct 2023 14:17:43 (Rédaction Africanews) Kenyan entrepreneur turning plastic to fuel plastic waste fuel your car? One Kenyan entrepreneur is doing just that, turning plastic waste into fuel to power cars and engines of every kind. Tue, 03 Oct 2023 14:14:42 (Rédaction Africanews) Kenya hit by record 860m cyber-attacks in a year has witnessed an alarming surge in cyberattacks, with a staggering 860 million incidents recorded in the past year, according to the country's communications regulator. Tue, 03 Oct 2023 14:12:10 (Rédaction Africanews) at least 40 missing in boat sinking least 40 passengers are missing and presumed dead after a boat capsized Monday on the Niger River in northwest Nigeria, a local official said Tuesday.Tue, 03 Oct 2023 13:59:39 (Rédaction Africanews) UN envoy voices concern about rival reconstruction initiatives after deadly floods statement by the UN official echoed concerns by the Libyan people about arbitrary cost estimates and unilateral reconstruction initiatives announced without transparency. Devastating rainfall and floods, triggered by Storm Daniel, hit parts of eastern Libya on September 11. Tue, 03 Oct 2023 13:06:06 (Rédaction Africanews) refugees struggle to survive following aid cuts's refugee population is struggling to survive following cuts to humanitarian aid, according to the UN World Food Programme. Tue, 03 Oct 2023 13:08:21 (Rédaction Africanews) protesters demand central bank governor resign military court sentenced a Congolese military colonel to death and convicted three soldiers following the deaths of more than 50 people who were protesting the U.N. peacekeeping mission earlier this year.Tue, 03 Oct 2023 16:24:06 (Rédaction Africanews) officials banned from non-essential travel Kenyan government has suspended all non-essential travel for government officials. The move aims to streamline expenses and ensure that taxpayer funds are used judiciously. Tue, 03 Oct 2023 12:14:29 (Rédaction Africanews) President Kais Saied rejects EU financial aid on immigration explained that this refusal was "not because of the derisory amount (...) but because this proposal goes against" the agreement signed in Tunis and "the spirit that prevailed at the Rome conference" in July.Tue, 03 Oct 2023 12:58:10 (Rédaction Africanews) 29 soldiers killed in an attack, Algerian mediation in sight is in mourning on Tuesday after the death of 29 soldiers in a jihadist attack, at a time when the military regime agreed to examine an offer of mediation from Algeria for a "political solution" to the crisis.Tue, 03 Oct 2023 11:08:48 (Rédaction Africanews) to lead UN-approved force to Haiti where gangs terrorize population resolution authorizes the force to deploy for an initial one-year period with a review after nine. Last month, the administration of U.S. President Joe Biden promised to provide logistics and $100 million to support the Kenyan-led force. Tue, 03 Oct 2023 10:14:00 (Rédaction Africanews) authorizes second malaria vaccine for children“Well, I think this is great news. We still have a major challenge with malaria, with over 220 million cases and around 600,000 deaths a year. And those are, the majority of those are occurring in children under the age of five in sub-Saharan Africa..." Professor Azra GhaniTue, 03 Oct 2023 09:46:39 (Rédaction Africanews)'s labour unions suspend indefinite strike's two main trade unions have suspended their call for a nationwide strike after the government announced measures to compensate for the rising cost of living, they announced in a joint statement on Monday.Tue, 03 Oct 2023 12:21:04 (Rédaction Africanews) husband is not a magician - Nigerian First Lady tells critics acknowledged the challenges facing Nigeria and stressed that the administration will not blame previous governments but instead focus on repairing the damage. Tue, 03 Oct 2023 09:19:35 (Rédaction Africanews) leader of main opposition party charged with witchcraft Herminie was arrested on Friday at his party's headquarters and his office searched, before being released.Tue, 03 Oct 2023 09:08:57 (Rédaction Africanews) of the day: October 2, 2023 samples the best pictures of the day’s news.Tue, 03 Oct 2023 08:59:51 (Rédaction Africanews) government announces election results's government on Monday hailed the "free and fair" election of 51 male and 8 female MPs to the lower house of parliament. Tue, 03 Oct 2023 08:30:44 (Rédaction Africanews) Congo military court issues death, jail sentences over protester killings six soldiers had been on trial since September 5 over the deadly crackdown against a religious sect that called for demonstrations against the United Nations' presence in eastern DRC. The crackdown officially saw 57 people killed.Tue, 03 Oct 2023 07:34:48 (Rédaction Africanews) president el-Sissi to run for a third term was first elected in 2014 and reelected in 2018 for a second four-year term. Constitutional amendments, passed in a referendum in 2019, added two years to his second term, and allowed him to run for a third, six-year term.Tue, 03 Oct 2023 05:25:59 (Rédaction Africanews) Africa's Democratic Alliance launches voter registration drive July, seven opposition parties led by the Democratic Alliance reached an agreement to form a coalition with a view to unseat the African National Congress next yearTue, 03 Oct 2023 05:33:09 +0000editorial@africanews.com of Egypt's Sisi gather for election campaign rally is expected to announce his decision on running for a third term in office, in the coming days Mon, 02 Oct 2023 16:52:48 +0000editorial@africanews.com Congo: Nobel laureate Dennis Mukwege announces presidency bid"I therefore accept to be your candidate for the presidency of the Democratic Republic of Congo and I thank you." Mon, 02 Oct 2023 16:24:11 (Rédaction Africanews)é Renaissance tour documentary to be released in December documentary charting Beyoncé's Renaissance World Tour will be released in North American theatres on December 1, AMC Theatres announced Monday. Mon, 02 Oct 2023 15:29:17 (Rédaction Africanews)