Africanews RSS free and in real-time all news published by, by subscribing to our RSS feeds.Sun, 14 Apr 2024 15:59:54 +0000Analysis: As US watches, what's next now after Iran's first direct drone attack on Israel?, I think it is correct to say that we're going to be looking at a new Middle East in the future. So, if you asked me to characterize or qualify, generally speaking, what we're seeing now, I'd say this is among the most aggressive that I would have predicted.” Bradley Bowman, Foundation for DefSun, 14 Apr 2024 15:59:54 (Rédaction Africanews) Analyst weighs in on what to expect in upcoming legislative elections“So those in power now do not have the guarantee to get the four out of five (votes), so the quota required, in order to change the constitution at the level of the national assembly.” Paul Amegakpo, political analyst at Tamberma Institute for GovernanceSun, 14 Apr 2024 14:17:18 (Rédaction Africanews) Congo: Infectious disease experts coordinate efforts against Monkey Pox"Just recently in the DRC, for the first time we observed sexual transmissions of Monkey pox, the Central African species, and so if we take this sexual, heterosexual transmission, we take the severity, we take the spread of the disease, almost every province is affected.." Jean-Jacques MuyembeSun, 14 Apr 2024 13:42:57 (Rédaction Africanews) Demonstrators take to the streets in protest against foreign forces“Russians will be here as part of a win-win cooperation, whereas the Americans, as we've seen, have been here for how many years? Has insecurity weakened? I'd say not. Whereas with the Russians, we've just recently seen that things are moving forward.” Moumouni Amadou Gado, helped to organise the pSun, 14 Apr 2024 14:14:17 (Rédaction Africanews) Campaign rallies take over the streets of Lome as parties attempt to woo voters"We want to hold a sanction vote. So that whatever they do, in the ballot box, we're going to beat them to say that strength lies with the people". Emmanuel AlatodéSun, 14 Apr 2024 10:31:28 (Jerry Fisayo-Bambi) launches unprecedented 'retaliatory' missile strikes on Israel“We appreciate the US standing by Israel's side, as well as the support of Great Britain, France and many other countries. I have set a clear principle - whoever strikes us, we will strike him. " Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli Prime MinisterSun, 14 Apr 2024 08:12:16 (Jerry Fisayo-Bambi)’s military says it is prepared to respond to 'Iranian aggression'“Iran will bear the consequences for choosing to escalate the situation any further. Israel is on high alert. We have increased our readiness to protect Israel from further Iranian aggression. We are also prepared to respond." Rear Admiral Daniel Hagari, Israeli military spokespersonSat, 13 Apr 2024 15:46:33 (Rédaction Africanews) Campaigns begin for upcoming legislative and regional elections's Head of State, Faure Gnassingbé, attempted to appease the population by delaying the promulgation of the text and requesting a second reading in the National Assembly.Sat, 13 Apr 2024 14:39:21 (Jerry Fisayo-Bambi) One year of unrelenting war with no end in sight million displaced in the country, another almost two million have gone over the borders and outside the region which also had a destabilising effect on the neighbouring countries. The food security situation is our biggest concern right now." Justin Brady, Head of OCHA in SudanSat, 13 Apr 2024 10:21:31 (Rédaction Africanews) A Sanctuary for brown bears Romania's brown bears continue to face threats from habitat loss and human encroachment, sanctuaries like Libearty provide a beacon of hope for their survival.Fri, 12 Apr 2024 20:11:04 +0000editorial@africanews.com to receive € 1 billion loan from EU, the loan is meant to address Cairo's deteriorating fiscal situation and financial needs, notably after the outbreak of the Gaza war, the Houthi attacks in the Red Sea and the repercussions of the war in Ukraine. The sum is part of a bigger package worth 5 billion euros.Fri, 12 Apr 2024 17:04:54 (Rédaction Africanews) poll body seeks clarification from Constitutional court on Zuma's eligibility bone of contention notably lies on the interpretation of section 47 of the Constitution.Fri, 12 Apr 2024 15:47:25 (Rédaction Africanews) proposes treaty to ease Somalia-Ethiopia tensions on Thursday announced a proposal for a regional maritime treaty to defuse tensions between Ethiopia and Somalia.Fri, 12 Apr 2024 15:10:18 +0000editorial@africanews.com offender register in the works in Ethiopia many parts of the world, many survivors choose not to report crimes of sexual violence due to victim-blaming and stigma, often perpetuated by authorities, health professionals, and friends and relatives.Fri, 12 Apr 2024 14:34:17 (Rédaction Africanews) ex-president George Weah's asset document's leaked's House of Representatives is investigating how former President George Weah's asset declaration documents were leaked to the public.Fri, 12 Apr 2024 13:33:47 +0000editorial@africanews.com military trainers arrive in Niger as relations deteriorate with the US arrival of Russian trainers followed a call between Russian President Vladimir Putin and the country’s military leaders in March. Niger's military leaders are seeking to diversify their partnerships and achieve greater sovereignty, the broadcast said.Fri, 12 Apr 2024 12:36:46 +0000editorial@africanews.com seeds cultivate hope for Kenya's agricultural future "Nyota", meaning "star" in Kiswahili, these climate-smart beans signify more than just agricultural resilience; they symbolize a beacon of hope for a sustainable future amidst the challenges posed by climate changeFri, 12 Apr 2024 11:30:13 +0000editorial@africanews.com Nigeria's Mental Health Challenge Amidst Economic Hardship health experts have warned the free fall of the naira and an alarming surge in the cost of living is having an impact on anger, anxiety, stress and depression in the countryFri, 12 Apr 2024 11:14:00 +0000editorial@africanews.com Sudanese parties adopt code of conduct ahead of December elections UN Mission in the country (UNMISS), supported on April 4th, a forum hosted by South Sudan's reconstituted Political Parties Council, as part of efforts to galvanize consensus and political will among parties to the 2018 peace deal.Fri, 12 Apr 2024 10:02:39 (Rédaction Africanews)'s junta bans media from reporting on political activities's ruling junta on Thursday banned the media from reporting on the activities of political parties and associations.Fri, 12 Apr 2024 10:21:28 +0000editorial@africanews.com assaults rise in conflict-hit Central African Republic 2020, incidents have jumped from about 9,200 reported cases to 25,500, according to cases tracked by the United Nations and partners. The alleged perpetrators of gender-based violence include everyone, from bandits to U.N. peacekeepers and foreign military contractorsFri, 12 Apr 2024 09:25:18 +0000editorial@africanews.com London art exhibit explores Britain's imperialist past new solo exhibition by British artist Yinka Shonibare in London explores Britain's imperialist past.Fri, 12 Apr 2024 08:24:12 +0000editorial@africanews.com displaced as floods wreak havoc in Kenya's meteorological department had warned the country was set to experience very heavy rainfall and asked people to prepare for floodsFri, 12 Apr 2024 05:35:17 +0000editorial@africanews.com Africa: Zuma's prosecution bid against Ramaphosa postponed accuses his successor of failing to act against a prosecutor and a journalist whom, Zuma alleges, disclosed his medical records in violation of prosecution rules.Thu, 11 Apr 2024 17:28:59 (Rédaction Africanews) forces kill two terror suspects in North Caucasus operation's Anti-Terrorism Committee believes the suspects were plotting to conduct a number of subversive and terrorist attacks in the region. The shootout comes amid heightened security concerns after the March 22 attack by gunmen on a Moscow concert hall that killed 145 people.Thu, 11 Apr 2024 15:22:17 (Rédaction Africanews) 10 years on from Chibok, kidnappings still frequent decade on from the Chibok school kidnapping, abductions in northwest Nigeria are still an all too frequent occurrence.Thu, 11 Apr 2024 14:58:03 +0000editorial@africanews.com puts Kenya plant plans on hold to a statement unveiled Thursday (Apr. 11), Moderna has not received any vaccine orders for the continent since 2022 and has faced the cancellation of previous orders, resulting in more than $1 billion in losses and write-downs.Thu, 11 Apr 2024 14:15:10 (Rédaction Africanews)'s civil war enters its first year: Famine looms large millions facing acute malnutrition and famine looming large, concerted efforts are needed to provide lifesaving assistance and support the country's path towards peace and stability.Thu, 11 Apr 2024 13:26:48 +0000editorial@africanews.com Halle Berry reflects on how to get people back to movie theatres"I loved, the streamer days when we just sat at home, there was something comforting about that during COVID days. But it is, I think, time to get back to movies on the big screen [...] I think the bar has been upped and we have to give [the viewers] a reason to get out" of home.Thu, 11 Apr 2024 12:41:31 (Rédaction Africanews) a murder acquittal, US citizen is on trial for slandering innocent man in 2007 by Italian police over the death of Meredith Kercher, Amanda Knox blamed Patrick Lumumba, a Congolese businessman. The accusation led to Lumumba's arrest. Knox herself was in 2011 convicted of the murder before being exonerated in a case that grabbed the global spotlightThu, 11 Apr 2024 11:18:12 +0000editorial@africanews.com Muslims mark end of Ramadan with Eid al-Fitr prayers of Muslim worshippers in Nigeria on Wednesday gathered to hold prayers for Eid al-Fitr to mark the end of Ramadan.Thu, 11 Apr 2024 09:01:48 +0000editorial@africanews.com bans political party activities as calls for elections grow announcement was made by the government spokesperson on state television. Abdoulaye Maiga said the ban on political activities was made in the interest of maintaining public order. The statement did not specify any threats to public order emanating from political partiesThu, 11 Apr 2024 07:48:29 +0000editorial@africanews.com parliament approves new policies that make migration, asylum harder new rules include controversial measures: facial images and fingerprints could be taken from children from the age of 6, and people may be detained during screening. Migrant and human rights groups mostly slammed the changesThu, 11 Apr 2024 05:46:59 +0000editorial@africanews.com political leader confirms death of three sons in Israeli strike confirmed carrying out the attack, describing the three men as Hamas military wing operatives.Wed, 10 Apr 2024 20:38:15 (Rédaction Africanews) More than 10 million Sudanese children have been in warzone the Children says more needs to be done to protect children amid worsening fighting in the year-long war.Wed, 10 Apr 2024 20:17:06 (Rédaction Africanews) delays legislative and regional polls until Apr. 29 legislative and regional elections were initially scheduled on April 13, then on April 20. The controversial constitutional reform has triggered discussion over the rule of Faure Gnassingbé whose family has governed the west African country since a coup in 1967.Wed, 10 Apr 2024 17:28:40 (Rédaction Africanews) In some classrooms, deaf and hard-of-hearing pupils now study alongside everyone else lacks a national strategy for inclusive education, but it is developing one. A new approach in a selected number of schools in Senegal seats those who are deaf and hard of hearing in a same classroom as other children with no disability.Thu, 11 Apr 2024 11:13:39 (Rédaction Africanews) Muslims pray for Palestinians as they mark end of Ramadan in the Gaza Strip are marking the day faced with widespread hunger, shortages of basic necessities, destruction, and death.Wed, 10 Apr 2024 16:31:14 (Rédaction Africanews) bans protests against arrest of opposition activists, constitutional reform interior and security ministries said the protests set to begin Thursday (Apr. 11) would seriously disturb public order.Wed, 10 Apr 2024 15:27:34 (Rédaction Africanews) poll finds support for South Africa's ruling ANC is plunging opinion poll by the Social Research Foundation suggests the African National Congress may garner as little as 37% of the vote on 29 May.Wed, 10 Apr 2024 15:09:27 (Rédaction Africanews) of 'Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead' released this week remake of the 1991 hit comedy stars Nicole Richie and Simone Joy Jones.Wed, 10 Apr 2024 13:39:19 (Rédaction Africanews) Moroccan activist handed 5-year jail term for criticizing the country’s ties to Israel Rahman Zankad of Mohammedia, Morocco was arrested in March after posting on Facebook about the Israel's war in Gaza and Morocco’s 2020 decision to establish diplomatic ties with Israel, the Moroccan Space for Human Rights said in a statement.Wed, 10 Apr 2024 11:26:20 (Rédaction Africanews) over 25 million people facing humanitarian crisis, says UNHCR the conflict in Sudan nears its one-year mark, the UN Refugee Agency is warning that over 25 million people are facing a humanitarian crisis with no end in sight.Wed, 10 Apr 2024 10:27:01 +0000editorial@africanews.com hospital lays off 100 striking doctors Kenyatta University Referral Hospital said new doctors had been hired in place of those striking. Doctors in Kenya went on a nationwide strike in mid-March demanding better pay and working conditionsWed, 10 Apr 2024 09:18:31 +0000editorial@africanews.com senators back creation of war and economic crimes court proposal to create the court was fronted by President Joseph Boakai and was backed by 42 legislators out of 72 in early March. Liberia suffered two civil wars between 1989 and 2023 during which atrocities including massacres, rape, and the use of child soldiers were committed.Wed, 10 Apr 2024 08:52:44 (Rédaction Africanews) migrants dead in shipwreck off Djibouti United Nations migration agency says 38 migrants are dead after a ship capsized off Djibouti on a popular route to Yemen.Wed, 10 Apr 2024 08:14:04 +0000editorial@africanews.com Africa: What strategy for Zuma after court win? decision paves the way for Zuma to contest as a law maker on behalf of the uMkhonto weSizwe Party, or MK, a new political organization that he joined last year after denouncing the ruling African National Congress party that he once ledWed, 10 Apr 2024 08:57:05 +0000editorial@africanews.com committee to discuss Palestinian bid for full membership application for UN membership is considered by a committee, then it must pass a vote at the Security Council where 5 states wield a veto, then the General Assembly votes.Tue, 09 Apr 2024 16:33:06 (Rédaction Africanews) Africa: Former president Jacob Zuma cleared to run in upcoming elections decision paves the way for Zuma to run for president on behalf of the uMkhonto weSizwe Party, a new political organization that he joined last year after denouncing the ruling African National Congress party that he once led.Tue, 09 Apr 2024 17:12:09 (Rédaction Africanews) president meets with UK PM at 10 Downing Street meeting comes amid the U.K. government's stalled plan to send some asylum-seekers on a one-way trip to Rwanda and reports in the British media that housing in Kigali outlined for the scheme had been sold.Wed, 10 Apr 2024 05:24:06 (Rédaction Africanews)