Africanews RSS free and in real-time all news published by, by subscribing to our RSS feeds.Sat, 16 Jan 2021 13:57:03 +0000DR Congo: 20th anniversary of Laurent Désiré Kabila's assassinationésiré Kabila was the leader of a rebellion that overthrew President Mobutu of Zaire in 1997 and restored the Democratic Republic of Congo's name.Sat, 16 Jan 2021 13:57:03 +0000editorial@africanews.com's President Yoweri Museveni re-elected for sixth term Yoweri Museveni, in power in Uganda since 1986, was re-elected on Saturday for a sixth term with 58.64% of the vote, the electoral commission said, amid accusations of fraud by his main opponent Bobi Wine.Sat, 16 Jan 2021 13:59:00 +0000editorial@africanews.com Nations Championship kicks off amid security fears efforts have been stepped up to prevent the spread of coronavirus. and troops have also been deployed as separatists have vowed to stop the games in restive English-speaking regions. Sat, 16 Jan 2021 10:33:04 +0000editorial@africanews.com African Republic refugees flee to Cameroon to escape violence 60,000 people have fled to neighbouring countries over the last few weeks since six powerful rebel groups launched an offensive a few months ago to try and prevent the re-election of President Faustin-Archange Touadera.Sat, 16 Jan 2021 09:03:06 +0000editorial@africanews.com Bobi Wine raises alarm over presence of soldiers at his residence opposition leader Bobi Wine has raised alarm over his security, claiming soldiers surrounded his home Friday evening.Fri, 15 Jan 2021 21:54:07 (Rédaction Africanews) delays reopening of schools over virus fears unions expressed concern about the readiness of the ministry of education ahead of the reopeningFri, 15 Jan 2021 19:32:43 (Ronald Lwere Kato) history: 60 years after the murder of DRC hero Lumumba lonely statue of DR Congo's independence hero Patrice Lumumba marks the spot where he was assassinated 60 years ago on Sunday. Fri, 15 Jan 2021 20:15:04 +0000editorial@africanews.com,000 people fled CAR violence in one week- UNHCR number of people who have fled violence in the Central African Republic CAR since December "doubled in one week" to reach 60,000 people. This is according to the Office of the High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).Fri, 15 Jan 2021 18:17:51 (Jerry Fisayo-Bambi) mRNA technology help scientists find HIV vaccine? would likely look into the potential of mRNA technology as the search for an HIV vaccine continues. This technology has become a game-changer helping scientist’s find a vaccine against the coronavirus. Fri, 15 Jan 2021 17:30:10 (Ignatius Annor) warns public against fake coronavirus vaccine is warning people against fake coronavirus vaccines as there are reports that some are in circulation.Fri, 15 Jan 2021 17:45:09 +0000editorial@africanews.com denounce operations of paramilitary unit after killing of a man of Sudanese rallied in Khartoum on Thursday to demand the closure of illegal detention centres. The protests came after the alleged torturing and killing of a man by a paramilitary force whose members once formed the backbone of a militia.Fri, 15 Jan 2021 16:43:44 (Rédaction Africanews)'s Museveni leads as rival claims victory: Updates counting is underway over 24 hours after polls closed in the east African country Fri, 15 Jan 2021 20:09:49 (Ronald Lwere Kato) says life returning to normal in CAR capital after rebel attack in the Central African Republic launched a deadly attack on the capital Bangui on Wednesday. Fri, 15 Jan 2021 17:30:11 +0000editorial@africanews.com Africans call on gov't to speed up processes for vaccine Africans have called on their government to speed up processes to acquire covid-19 vaccine. The Southern African nation is battling a second wave of the virus largely due to the variants which scientists are currently studying. Fri, 15 Jan 2021 14:45:04 (Rédaction Africanews)'s Museveni wins early lead, rival Bobi Wine alleges fraud's President Yoweri Museveni took an early lead in the presidential election, according to preliminary results, but his main rival Bobi Wine said he had proof of election fraud and claimed his own victory. Fri, 15 Jan 2021 11:54:02 +0000editorial@africanews.com least 10 dead, hundreds injured in Indonesia landslide least 10 people have died as landslides caused by a strong and shallow earthquake hits Indonesia’s Sulawesi Island early Friday. People fled their homes and more than 200 have been injured authorities said.Fri, 15 Jan 2021 11:36:08 (Rédaction Africanews) recovery and dying doctors: How Africa is battling coronavirus continent has more than three million cases and a new variant of the virus in South Africa is proving more contagious. Fri, 15 Jan 2021 10:52:39 (Rédaction Africanews) UN Appoints New Emissaries from Guinea and South Africa United Nations' Security Council has endorsed Guinea's Bintou Keita and South Africa's Nicholas Hayshom as new emissaries.Fri, 15 Jan 2021 10:27:09 (Kizzi Asala) beefed up as countdown begins to Biden's inauguration inauguration of the 46th president of the United States is just 5 days away. President-elect Joe Biden and his VP-elect Kamala Harris will be inaugurated on Wednesday January 20. Security is one of the main concerns after the horrendous assault by pro-Trump supporters on the Capitol on Jan. 6.Fri, 15 Jan 2021 10:18:04 (Rédaction Africanews) Pandemic Sees South African Churchgoers Turn to Online Sermons COVID-19 pandemic sanitary measures see South African churchgoers turn to online sermons to cope with the pandemic.Fri, 15 Jan 2021 10:39:07 (Kizzi Asala) Says Algeria Will Share its COVID-19 Vaccine Doses says Algeria will Share its COVID-19 vaccine doses with its "sister" country in the spirit of fraternity.Fri, 15 Jan 2021 07:33:08 (Kizzi Asala) silent commemoration of Tunisia's revolution, 10 years on on Thursday commemorated the 10th anniversary since the flight into exile of iron-fisted President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, pushed from power in a popular revolt that foreshadowed strife and civil war in the region, known as the Arab Spring.Fri, 15 Jan 2021 15:41:31 (Rédaction Africanews) 2021: Who are the favourites as competition gets underway? sixth edition of CHAN kicks off this weekend in CameroonThu, 14 Jan 2021 20:03:38 (Cyril Collot) issues directive on covid-19 burials move is to help curtail further spread of the coronavirus across the Southern African nation. But the issue is this is not a culture in a country where the dead is buried in the same place as their ancestors. Thu, 14 Jan 2021 18:39:37 (Rédaction Africanews), the 15th country in Africa to restrict social media due to elections- report"Over five years, Burundi, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea, Togo, Tanzania, Benin, DRC, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Sierra Leone have also restricted access to social media due to elections"- Surfshark reportThu, 14 Jan 2021 18:49:40 (Jerry Fisayo-Bambi) by unemployment, Uganda's youth are desperate for change have made several pledges in a bid to win over the youth, who make up a significant percentage of the voting population Thu, 14 Jan 2021 15:31:20 (Rédaction Africanews) of the Congo: Electoral commission announces poll date Republic of Congo’s electoral commission has announced that the presidential election will take place on Mach 21.Thu, 14 Jan 2021 15:07:59 (Michael Oduor) hopes for Tunisia in world Handball championship, a benchmark for African handball, launches the 14th consecutive men's world championship against Poland on Friday. It hopes to surprise its fans with another home win. The North African country is seeded alongside Poland Brazil and Spain in Group B.Thu, 14 Jan 2021 14:53:41 (Rédaction Africanews) counting underway in Uganda: Updates has now ended in Uganda's presidential and parliamentary elections. Electoral officers are now taking count of the votes across the country.Thu, 14 Jan 2021 20:24:21 (Ronald Lwere Kato) says death of Rwanda soldier in CAR likely a 'war crime' United Nations has denounced attacks by a rebel group in the Central African Republic Wednesday. Relative calm has been restored following an intervention by combined forces deployed in the country.Thu, 14 Jan 2021 14:30:06 (Rédaction Africanews) vote under heavy security, internet blackout began casting votes early Thursday amid heightened security to elect president and members of parliament.Thu, 14 Jan 2021 13:59:46 (Rédaction Africanews) team arrives in China to probe origin of covid-19 team of experts from the World Health Organization arrived in Wuhan on Thursday to begin a highly politicized probe into the origins of the coronavirus. China reported its first death from Covid-19 in eight months. Thu, 14 Jan 2021 10:57:14 (Rédaction Africanews) is Uganda's Bobi Wine? Wine has become a force to reckon with in local politics, especially amongst supporters of his National Unity Platform party. Ten years ago, he was a reggae singer who donned dreadlock and beloved by his fans. Thu, 14 Jan 2021 11:00:08 (Rédaction Africanews) African Union Obtains 270 Million Coronavirus Vaccines African Union obtains 270 Million coronavirus vaccines in efforts to surmount the second wave of the pandemic.Thu, 14 Jan 2021 09:20:56 (Kizzi Asala) Line Up to Cast their Ballots in Charged Election line up to cast their ballots in the country's charged presidential election.Thu, 14 Jan 2021 08:03:07 (Kizzi Asala) Attacks from Rebels Subdued by Combined Military Forces the Central African Republic, attacks from rebels were subdued by government forces, UN peacekeepers and Russian mercenaries. Thu, 14 Jan 2021 06:45:07 (Kizzi Asala) Trump is first US president to be impeached for a second time Trump has been impeached for "inciting" the deadly riot at the US CapitolWed, 13 Jan 2021 21:58:55 +0000editorial@africanews.com than 80 killed in west Ethiopia attack than 80 civilians died in the latest attack in an area of western Ethiopia that has seen recurring grisly violence in recent months, the national human rights commission has announcedWed, 13 Jan 2021 21:33:04 +0000editorial@africanews.com minister among top Tigray officials killed by Ethiopian forces recent days the government has announced the capture of several TPLF officials, including Sebhat Nega, a founding member of the party Wed, 13 Jan 2021 19:27:18 (Rédaction Africanews) cuts internet hours before election in the east African country open on Thursday. President Yoweri Museveni, 76, is up against 10 contenders including popstar cum politician Bobi Wine, 38Wed, 13 Jan 2021 18:57:00 (Ronald Lwere Kato) Nile dam tensions, Egypt recalls Aswan 50 years on a century since Egypt's ground-breaking Aswan dam was inaugurated with much fanfare, harnessing the Nile for hydropower and irrigation, the giant barrier is still criticised for its human and environmental toll.Wed, 13 Jan 2021 17:36:28 (Rédaction Africanews) of Ethiopian woman killed in Italy arrives home Gudeta was hailed as a refugee success story Wed, 13 Jan 2021 17:30:26 (Rédaction Africanews) confident of Mali's return to civilian rule before 18 month deadline officers ousted president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita on August 18, after weeks of protests fuelled by frustrations over his failure to tackle the eight-year conflict, as well as perceived corruption. Wed, 13 Jan 2021 16:12:05 +0000editorial@africanews.com attack Central African Republic's capital is the seat of President Faustin-Archange Touadera's government and had been spared much of the rebel violence until now Wed, 13 Jan 2021 18:09:05 (Rédaction Africanews) secures 300 million COVID-19 vaccine doses in deal with manufacturers news comes as coronavirus infections spike again in parts of Africa, especially South Africa, where a rapidly spreading variant of the coronavirus now makes up most of the new casesWed, 13 Jan 2021 15:45:14 (Rédaction Africanews) vote will go ahead with or without observers, says commission US embassy in Uganda has cancelled plans to observe the vote after accreditations were denied. Wed, 13 Jan 2021 15:15:05 +0000editorial@africanews.com residents fear violence will mar elections atmosphere in Uganda's capital Kampala has been increasingly charged ahead of Thursday's presidential election, with military personnel patrolling the streets and residents fearing social unrest. Wed, 13 Jan 2021 14:46:58 (Rédaction Africanews) Madagascar risk famine over its worst drought’s south is facing its worst drought in a decade, the World Food Program said Tuesday. It comes after 3 straight years of drought and deep recession brought forth by the pandemic. The UN agency said that the year 2020 harvest had been the worst in five years.Wed, 13 Jan 2021 14:27:06 (Rédaction Africanews) Sow: Family of missing Senegalese student 'hurting' Sow, 20, won awards for Senegal's best student and is a published author.Wed, 13 Jan 2021 14:21:04 +0000editorial@africanews.com are Under Attack in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal are dying in large numbers from installed net systems to protect tourists.Wed, 13 Jan 2021 14:30:07 (Kizzi Asala)