Africanews RSS free and in real-time all news published by, by subscribing to our RSS feeds.Wed, 29 Mar 2023 20:32:51 +0000Senegal: Clashes between police officers, students in Dakar on the eve of Sonko trial Sonko and his supporters accuse the government of using the justice system to prevent him from running for president in February 2024. The presidential party accuses Mr. Sonko of wanting to paralyze the country and of using the street to escape justice.Wed, 29 Mar 2023 20:32:51 (Rédaction Africanews) Harris Ghana trip ends, pledges $1B to advance women's economic participation this commitment, I am also pleased to announce a series of other significant private sector commitments alongside U.S. government efforts. In total, these investments represent more than $1 billion that is being dedicated to advance women's economic participation across the African continent.Wed, 29 Mar 2023 19:37:52 (Rédaction Africanews) actor John Boyega hopes latest movie "Breaking" sparks conversation"Brian Brown's ex-wife was the closest to us and giving us kind of like that day to day response and advice, which was very, very important to this because we didn't want to just make a generic film that had like thriller qualities and screaming and shouting. We wanted actually, Brian, to feel like Wed, 29 Mar 2023 20:35:25 (Rédaction Africanews) student killed in Turkey death of a Gabonese student in Turkey, confirmed by her embassy and her university, provokes strong emotion among the African students welcomed in increasing numbers in the country.Wed, 29 Mar 2023 15:25:06 (Rédaction Africanews) Faso: Civil society concerned after cases of "forced recruitment group of civil society organisations in Burkina Faso have expressed concern over cases of "abduction" and "forced recruitment" of citizens as army auxiliaries in the fight against jihadism, and denounced the "recurrent and systematic denial of freedom of opinion".Wed, 29 Mar 2023 14:37:17 (Rédaction Africanews) displaced by long-term drought struggle to celebrate Ramadan in Somalia are celebrating the holy month of Ramadan, but faced with the country’s longest drought, many people are struggling to make ends meet.Wed, 29 Mar 2023 13:52:42 (Rédaction Africanews) Cameroonians still missing after boat sinks off Antigua group had left Antigua early Tuesday aboard a 32-passenger boat that was apparently en route to the US Virgin Islands when it sank near the island of St. defense of Saint Kitts and Nevis, during a press conference. Wed, 29 Mar 2023 11:24:51 (Rédaction Africanews) use DNA to uncover story of Charleston slaves in the United States are using ancient DNA to reveal the stories of 36 people who were buried in unmarked graves in Charleston, in the late 1700s.Wed, 29 Mar 2023 11:02:34 (Rédaction Africanews) defends its aid to migrants in Libya report also said that investigators believe the EU and its member countries “directly or indirectly, provided monetary and technical support and equipment, to the Libyan Coast Guard and the Directorate for Combating Illegal Migration,” which were used to intercept and detain migrantsWed, 29 Mar 2023 10:32:33 (Rédaction Africanews) hijack oil tanker, capture 16 crewmembers in Gulf of Guinea Danish tanker flying the Liberian flag was attacked by pirates off Congo-Brazzaville in the Gulf of Guinea and contact was lost for three days with the crew of 16 sailors, its owner announced on Tuesday.Wed, 29 Mar 2023 09:55:32 (Rédaction Africanews) confronts Africa's painful past and envisions a brighter future"The horror of what happened here must always be remembered," she said from the fort as the sun set over the water. "It cannot be denied. It must be taught. History must be learned."Wed, 29 Mar 2023 09:42:41 (Rédaction Africanews) take steps to revive a native language Muammar Gaddafi, the Amazigh community and Tamazight language were condemned to a clandestine oralityWed, 29 Mar 2023 09:28:55 +0000editorial@africanews.com Rejects Anti-democracy Allegations government denied the "unfounded" accusations, describing them in a statement as "outrageous and unfortunate, politically motivated and with the sole intention of tarnishing the good image" of Botswana and its governmentWed, 29 Mar 2023 09:24:22 (Rédaction Africanews) raises alarm over Sahel region becoming a new hub for terrorism his country's bully pulpit as Security Council chair for March, Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi told the council that "though terrorism is a global threat, the situation in Africa remains more critical."Wed, 29 Mar 2023 08:13:22 (Rédaction Africanews) Bleak Ramadan for displaced Muslims in the east 500 displaced Muslims, fleeing attacks by M23 rebels, now live in the Munigi camp in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The local imam concedes that observing Ramadan in an environment where access to food and water is severely limited is tough.Tue, 28 Mar 2023 21:55:12 (Rédaction Africanews) must obey rule of law - President Ruto in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday (Mar. 28), Kenya’s president urged fellow Kenyans "to respect the rule of law". He also vowed action against "all those involved in criminal activity."Tue, 28 Mar 2023 19:59:32 (Rédaction Africanews) opposition leader blames president for violence during demonstrations opposition leader, Raila Odingo, said he did not imagine the state would respond with violence to the ongoing protests over the high cost of living.Tue, 28 Mar 2023 15:55:22 (Rédaction Africanews) for calm and dialogue in Kenya following Monday's protests Monday, police fired tear gas to disperse opposition demonstrators in Nairobi and in the western town of Kisumu where one person was killedTue, 28 Mar 2023 15:35:26 +0000editorial@africanews.com EU refutes UN accusations on migrants European Union on Tuesday defended its record of helping migrants in Libya, after UN-backed investigators accused the 27-nation bloc of encouraging human rights abuses and other crimes in this North African country.Tue, 28 Mar 2023 15:16:46 (Rédaction Africanews) "Hotel Rwanda" hero arrives in Qatar opposition figure and "Hotel Rwanda" hero, Paul Rusesabagina, has arrived in Qatar following his release on Friday after over 900 days in prison.Tue, 28 Mar 2023 14:29:59 (Rédaction Africanews) Faso ranked 2nd in Global Terrorism Impact Faso ranked 2nd in Global Terrorism ImpactTue, 28 Mar 2023 14:27:15 (Rédaction Africanews) Africa: Police search for rapist they thought was dead African police announced on Monday that they were looking for a fugitive serial killer and rapist, whom they thought had been dead since May 2022 and the discovery of a charred corpse in his prison cell in Bloemfontein, where he was serving his sentence.Tue, 28 Mar 2023 14:08:57 (Rédaction Africanews) African songs that made it to Kamala Harris' playlist on African visit' playlist showcases her appreciation for the diverse and vibrant music scene across the African continent and highlights some of the best musical talents from Tanzania, Ghana, and Zambia.Tue, 28 Mar 2023 12:34:05 (Kwabena Adu Gyamfi)'s Kidjo awarded Polar Music Prize singer-songwriter Angélique Kidjo, Island Records founder Chris Blackwell and Estonian composer Arvo Pärt won the 2023 Swedish music award. The three “all made such a global impact with their music,” managing director of the prize, said on Tuesday (Mar. 28).Tue, 28 Mar 2023 15:44:21 (Rédaction Africanews) condemns invasion of Kenya ex-leader's farm Odinga, the leader of Kenya's opposition, has expressed strong disapproval of the encroachment on the property belonging to the former president of the country, Uhuru Kenyatta.Tue, 28 Mar 2023 11:58:15 (Rédaction Africanews) penalty system to improve road safety in Ivory Coast to official figures, penalties will cost points to drivers in a bid to reduce the number of deaths that last year reached over one thousandTue, 28 Mar 2023 11:39:34 +0000editorial@africanews.com's Ramadan good Samaritans forced to tighten their belts's Ramadan good Samaritans forced to tighten their beltsTue, 28 Mar 2023 10:35:59 (Rédaction Africanews) International accuses West of double standards its annual report, Amnesty International denounced western double standards regarding refugees and human rightsTue, 28 Mar 2023 10:31:10 +0000editorial@africanews.com struggle to make ends meet during holy month of Ramadan the cost of living hard hit by Tunisia’s ongoing economic crisis, people are having to cut back on their spending during the holy month of Ramadan.Tue, 28 Mar 2023 11:46:20 (Rédaction Africanews) probe cites crimes against humanity in Libya investigators commissioned by the U.N.-backed Human Rights Council also faulted the European Union for sending support to Libyan forces that they say contributed to crimes against migrants and Libyans, and called on EU authorities to review their policies toward Libya.Tue, 28 Mar 2023 11:46:24 (Rédaction Africanews) to pledge support for African innovation in Ghana President Kamala Harris will pledge a new era of partnership with Africa on Tuesday when she speaks from Black Star Gate, which commemorates Ghana's independence from colonialism.Tue, 28 Mar 2023 09:37:04 (Rédaction Africanews) fire tear gas as fresh protests erupt in Kenya despite ban The demonstrations are the first major outbreak of political unrest since Ruto took office more than six months ago after defeating Odinga in an election his rival claims was "stolen".Tue, 28 Mar 2023 07:12:58 (Rédaction Africanews) Tunisians hit by racism after President's infamous remarks since president Kaïes Saïed ordered "urgent measures" against sub-Saharan migrants over a purported "criminal plot" to change the North African country's demographic make-up last month, Black Tunisians say they've been insulted on the street.Tue, 28 Mar 2023 05:14:22 (Rédaction Africanews) villagers keep communal store tradition alive Kine is home to one of country's few remaining collective granaries, called agadir in Amazigh, Morocco's Berber language. Collective granaries can be found in Algeria's Aures mountains, Tunisia's south and Libya's Nafusa mountains -- but are most common in the Kingdom.Mon, 27 Mar 2023 19:31:48 (Rédaction Africanews) 13,360 Boko Haram fighters surrender in 18 months - Army total 51,828 Boko Haram fighters and their family members gave themselves up to the authorities. Since a jihadist insurgency started in Nigeria over a decade ago, fighters caused the death of more than 40,000 people forcing 2 million to displace, according to the UN.Mon, 27 Mar 2023 15:30:54 (Rédaction Africanews) 14 tribesmen killed by militia in west Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has killed 14 people, including two traditional chiefs, since Friday by alleged militiamen from a rival tribe, an administrative official said on Monday.Mon, 27 Mar 2023 14:52:21 (Rédaction Africanews) visits Ghana's president, promises aid, investments Vice President Kamala Harris on Monday praised Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo for his "democratic principles" during a visit with the West African leader, who's facing rising discontent over inflation and fresh concerns about regional security.Tue, 28 Mar 2023 05:25:03 (Rédaction Africanews)'s interim president pardons 380 rebels jailed for 2021 death of former president's interim president, Mahamat Idriss Deby, has pardoned 380 rebels from the group, The Front for Change and Concord in Chad (FACT).Mon, 27 Mar 2023 14:06:04 (Rédaction Africanews) 2024 polls: 'I have to fix the mistake I made in appointing Masisi' - Khama's former president Ian Khama has vowed to vigorously campaign to defeat his handpicked successor Mokgweetsi Masisi in the ballot box. Now bitter rivals, Khama accuses Masisi of being a threat to democracy.Mon, 27 Mar 2023 13:42:36 (Rédaction Africanews) storm ex-President Kenyatta's farm huge number of unknown persons on Monday stormed the family farm of Kenya's former president Uhuru Kenyatta.Mon, 27 Mar 2023 13:01:06 (Rédaction Africanews) of Uganda's Museveni to retire from army 'this year'“I will be retiring from the UPDF this year,” he tweetedMon, 27 Mar 2023 12:05:57 (Rédaction Africanews) to hold a democracy summit days after China's International Forum on Democracy United States is to hold a Summit for Democracy this week, just days after China hosted a similar event.Mon, 27 Mar 2023 11:47:40 (Rédaction Africanews) 17 hostages executed by CODECO in the northeast people taken hostage the day before in the northeast of the Democratic Republic of Congo were executed on Sunday by the community militia CODECO (Cooperative for the Development of Congo).Mon, 27 Mar 2023 10:58:25 (Rédaction Africanews) police on high alert as they brace for more anti-government protests in Kenya were on high alert on Monday as they braced for a new round of anti-government protests, as the opposition called on people to take to the streets despite a ban.Mon, 27 Mar 2023 10:29:22 (Rédaction Africanews) Faso orders suspension of broadcasting of France 24 ruling junta in Burkina Faso on Monday ordered the suspension "sine die" of France 24's broadcasting on its territory, after an interview on the news channel with the leader of Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) in early March.Mon, 27 Mar 2023 10:25:44 (Rédaction Africanews) police arrest man believed to be organiser of jihadist prison escape police said they have arrested a man believed to be the organiser of the escape of four jihadists from a prison in Nouakchott, three weeks earlier.Mon, 27 Mar 2023 13:16:12 (Rédaction Africanews) coup leader urges troops to back democratic transition of the security forces is a major point of tension in the discussions on the political process launched in December, which calls for the withdrawal of generals from politics once a civilian government is in place.Mon, 27 Mar 2023 08:37:18 (Rédaction Africanews) Africa: The heavy cost of load shedding on farmers West Province based chicken farmer Herman Du Preez is still counting his losses after 40, 000 of his broiler chickens suffocated and died due to power supply disruptions which affected the small farming town of Lichtenburg earlier this year. Mon, 27 Mar 2023 06:16:37 (Afolake Oyinloye) police bans new opposition protests's police chief announced a ban on fresh opposition demonstrations called for Monday, after protests last week degenerated into riots.Sun, 26 Mar 2023 16:06:03 (Rédaction Africanews) Vice President Harris promises greater investment for Africa Harris said on Sunday that the United States will increase investment in Africa and help spur economic growth as she began a week long tour of the continent.Sun, 26 Mar 2023 15:48:07 (Rédaction Africanews)