Africanews RSS free and in real-time all news published by, by subscribing to our RSS feeds.Tue, 23 Apr 2024 17:05:00 +0000Kenya bans use of plastic bags for organic waste National Environment Management Authority says organic waste will have to be segregated and placed in 100 per cent biodegradable garbage bags.Tue, 23 Apr 2024 17:05:00 (Rédaction Africanews) least 16 dead in latest migrant boat tragedy off the coast of Djibouti International Organization for Migration says 77 people, including children, were on board.Tue, 23 Apr 2024 15:58:20 (Rédaction Africanews) supermarket in Abuja shut for allegedly barring Nigerians Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) summoned the supermarket's owner for investigation following widespread social media outcry.Tue, 23 Apr 2024 15:05:46 (Rédaction Africanews) rain forecast for Kenya as flooding wreaks havoc's estimated that over 100,000 people have been impacted by the above-average March to May rains.Tue, 23 Apr 2024 14:34:11 (Rédaction Africanews) seeking $2.25 billion in World Bank loans has said it is seeking up to 2.25 billion dollars in World Bank loans, in a statement by Finance Minister Wale Edun.Tue, 23 Apr 2024 14:23:06 +0000editorial@africanews.com evict migrants from a makeshift tent camp in Paris working with migrants say evictions are intensifying ahead of the Olympic Games due to take place in France from the end of July.Tue, 23 Apr 2024 13:20:45 (Rédaction Africanews) Bolt hails Jude Bellingham's impact at Real Madrid sprinter and football fan Usain Bolt praised Jude Bellingham's impact at Real Madrid ahead of the Laureus World Sports Awards in Madrid on Monday.Tue, 23 Apr 2024 13:14:42 +0000editorial@africanews.com seekers fearful after Britain approves Rwanda deportation bill of the controversial legislation was swiftly condemned by international humanitarian organisations.Tue, 23 Apr 2024 12:26:40 (Rédaction Africanews) war: Humanitarian aid parachuted into northern Gaza aid drop comes as satellite photos appear to show a new compound of tents being built near Khan Younis in the Gaza Strip as the Israeli military continues to signal it plans an offensive targeting the city of Rafah.Tue, 23 Apr 2024 13:21:51 (Rédaction Africanews) pollution: global treaty talks underway in Canadian capital the problem of plastic pollution escalates, thousands of delegates representing most of the world’s nations are gathering in Ottawa, Canada, this week for the International Plastics Negotiations.Tue, 23 Apr 2024 10:39:09 +0000editorial@africanews.com Women candidates campaign ahead legislative and regional elections 600 women are in the running for MPs, the highest the country has ever known.Tue, 23 Apr 2024 10:04:00 (Rédaction Africanews) Bank suspends funding for Tanzania tourism project World Bank has suspended funding for a tourism project in Tanzania that caused the suffering of tens of thousands of villagers, according to a U.S.-based rights group that has long urged the global lender to take such action.Tue, 23 Apr 2024 09:59:22 (Rédaction Africanews) least 5 people have died while crossing English Channel, hours after UK approved deportation bill 100 migrants have been rescued and placed aboard a French navy ship. They will be taken to the port of Boulogne, the paper said.Tue, 23 Apr 2024 15:03:12 (Rédaction Africanews) Indigenous people gather for week-long protest in Brasilia of Indigenous people gathered in Brazil's capital on Monday at the start of the 20th Free Land Camp.Tue, 23 Apr 2024 08:14:44 +0000editorial@africanews.com Health system near collapse as medicine dwindles and gangs attack hospitals“We have received about 700 patients last month in our emergency department and about 10 percent of those were wounded by bullets. What we see is that people have great difficulty getting to the hospital when they are wounded. People often arrive late because the situation is simply too dangerous ..Tue, 23 Apr 2024 07:49:21 (Rédaction Africanews) parliament passes controversial bill to send asylum seekers to Rwanda legislative stalemate was just the latest hurdle to delay implementation of a plan that has been repeatedly blocked by a series of court rulings and opposition from human rights activists who say it is illegal and inhumane.Tue, 23 Apr 2024 06:27:34 (Rédaction Africanews) Africa: Activists clean up Cape Town beach in celebration of Earth Day"Well, they need to reduce the production of plastics, that’s number one, that’s where it starts. A lot of corporates need to get involved and also do their part and also educate people about the use of single use plastics and what other options there are as well." Lyniel Traut, Muizenberg residentTue, 23 Apr 2024 05:34:59 (Rédaction Africanews) heat and climate change pose health hazards for global workers U.N. labor organization warned Monday that over 70% of the world's workforce is likely to be exposed to excessive heat during their careers, citing increased concern about exposure to sunlight.Mon, 22 Apr 2024 20:03:50 (Rédaction Africanews) soldiers killed during an operation against bandits in Nigeria ambush took place in the Shiroro district of Niger state where the army is fighting armed criminal gangs.Mon, 22 Apr 2024 19:48:39 (Rédaction Africanews) confirm their Test fixture list for the rest of the year four-times Rugby World Cup champions will play 13 Test matches over the season, starting and ending with games against Wales.Mon, 22 Apr 2024 18:59:28 (Rédaction Africanews) More than 110 civilians kidnapped by "suspected jihadists" groups and an elected official in central Mali are calling for their release.Mon, 22 Apr 2024 18:16:05 (Rédaction Africanews) against U.S. military presence in Niger continue of people demonstrated on Sunday in Northern Niger calling for the immediate departure of the 1,000 American troops based there.Mon, 22 Apr 2024 17:25:41 (Rédaction Africanews) rains and floods paralyze Nairobi, death toll rises in Kenya mid-March, 35 people have died in floods that have affected over 100,000 individuals, according to the UN, citing figures from the Red Cross in its latest update.Mon, 22 Apr 2024 16:42:12 (Rédaction Africanews) of Israeli Intel Chief amidst failures Military Intelligence Chief Aharon Haliva announced his resignation on Monday, April 22, citing intelligence failures that led to the Hamas massacre in Israel.Mon, 22 Apr 2024 16:37:30 (Rédaction Africanews) Jews scale back annual pilgrimage to ancient synagogue because of security concerns Tunisians who organize an annual pilgrimage to one of the world's oldest synagogues are planning a scaled-down event next month, citing concerns about security less than a year after a deadly shooting there shook their community.Mon, 22 Apr 2024 15:09:56 (Rédaction Africanews) Day Org calls for 60% reduction in plastic production by 2040 around the world are marking World Earth Day, a reminder of the importance of protecting the environment, this year under the theme "Planet vs Plastics".Mon, 22 Apr 2024 15:03:12 (Rédaction Africanews) doctors deliver baby girl from mother killed in Israeli airstrike Sabreen's father and sister were also killed in the attack on the southern city of Rafah which is now home to 1.5 million Palestinians displaced by the Israeli offensive.Mon, 22 Apr 2024 13:52:02 (Rédaction Africanews) Kenya's new visa-free policy hurt tourism instead of boosting it? January this year, Kenya went visa-free for travelers across the world. This past December, Kenyan President William Ruto announced the decision to scrap visas for all tourists at the beginning of 2024.Mon, 22 Apr 2024 13:31:04 (Rédaction Africanews) distance runner and Olympic finalist Zerfe Wondemagegn banned 5 years for doping runner from Ethiopia who reached the 3,000-meter steeplechase final at the Tokyo Olympics, and narrowly missed the world championship podium last year, has been banned for five years after testing positive for two banned substances.Mon, 22 Apr 2024 12:39:01 (Rédaction Africanews) of thousands displaced by flooding in Burundi appeals to the international community for help coping with the aftermath of flooding following months of heavy rains.Mon, 22 Apr 2024 12:36:05 (Rédaction Africanews) Africa: Another loss for ANC to stop Jacob Zuma's MK party Durban high court on Monday ruled in favour of the uMkhonto we Sizwe (MK) party in the latest of a string of court battles between Zuma and his former political party, the ruling African National Congress (ANC).Mon, 22 Apr 2024 11:14:29 (Rédaction Africanews) deportation flights will leave UK for Rwanda in 10-12 weeks, Prime Minister Sunak pledges Prime Minister Rishi Sunak pledged Monday that the country's first deportation flights to Rwanda could leave in 10-12 weeks as he promised to end the Parliamentary deadlock over a key policy promise before an election expected later this year.Mon, 22 Apr 2024 16:09:04 (Rédaction Africanews) Mourns: Gospel music icon KODA passes away musician died on Sunday from a condition yet to be made public.Mon, 22 Apr 2024 10:09:03 (Rédaction Africanews) Basketball Africa League, a boon for talents and sports infrastructure are travelling to the various conferences to try and spot the talents of the future of African basketball.Mon, 22 Apr 2024 09:12:32 (Rédaction Africanews) Francis renews call for peace in the Middle East and Ukraine"I also continue to follow the situation in the Middle East with concern and sorrow. I renew my appeal not to give in to the logic of claiming war. Let us instead prevail in the ways of dialogue and diplomacy, that can do so much. I pray every day for peace in Palestine and Israel .." Pope FrancisMon, 22 Apr 2024 07:06:40 (Rédaction Africanews) Coast: Women cooperative for vegetables transforming rural village“In the days when I didn't grow onions, when I needed something, I had to ask someone (for help) (saying), sorry, could you help me. Or I ask my husband for help and if he doesn't have anything, I can't find anything, unless I take out a loan with someone I know.”Mon, 22 Apr 2024 05:50:38 (Rédaction Africanews) Marathon: Women's-only world record, Kenyan double victory Kenyan double win on Sunday (Apr. 21) came on the day the London Marathon remembered last year's champion. Kenyan runner Kelvin Kiptum died in a car crash in February aged 24.Sun, 21 Apr 2024 15:57:22 (Rédaction Africanews) 15 million Sudanese in need of urgent health assistance Mohammed, who began showing symptoms of an enlarged spleen and severe anemia at the age of two, used to receive treatment at a hospital in Sudan's capital of Khartoum. However, the hospital where he used to go was destroyed in the war and his family was forced to flee.Sun, 21 Apr 2024 14:23:58 (Rédaction Africanews) Chicagoans feel left behind as millions marshaled for migrant crisis 38,000 migrants mostly South Americans have arrived in Chicago prompting the city to spend more than $300 million. The situation has stirred widespread controversy and sometimes resentment among local residents.Sun, 21 Apr 2024 12:55:06 (Rédaction Africanews) Volunteering: Activists gather in Lagos ahead of World Earth Day Earth Day serves as a call to action for individuals, governments, businesses, and civil society to work together towards a greener and more sustainable world. It is observed annually on the 22nd of April.Sun, 21 Apr 2024 13:21:54 (Rédaction Africanews) chess master plays for 60 hours in bid to set new world record Onakoya played against Shawn Martinez, an American chess champion, in line with Guinness World Record guidelines that any attempt to break the record must be made by two players who would play continuously for the entire duration.Mon, 22 Apr 2024 09:03:03 (Rédaction Africanews),Turkish Foreign ministers urge de-escalation in the Middle East"Other countries should not think they will not be affected by this, thinking that this will happen only in the Middle East," Turkish foreign minister Hakan Fidan warned on Saturday (Apr. 20).Sun, 21 Apr 2024 07:14:13 (Rédaction Africanews) war: Deadly strike on Rafah, Israel raids Nur Shams camp in West Bank Saturday (Apr. 20), as has been the case for the past 6 months in Gaza, funeral prayers were held. The human toll of 6 months of war is extremely heavy: over 33,800 people have been killed.Sun, 21 Apr 2024 05:38:56 (Rédaction Africanews)é's 'Cowboy Carter' shines light on Black artists in country musicé's steamrolling into country music – and her motivation behind it — has reignited discussions about the genre's origins and diversity. But is Nashville, the capital of country music; prepared and willing to make space for difference?Sat, 20 Apr 2024 15:08:42 (Rédaction Africanews) El Nino-linked drought threatens maize production district of Zimbabwe's Mashonaland Central province is struggling with prolonged severe drought, threatening the country's maize supply and impacting business of its grain millers.Sat, 20 Apr 2024 12:45:10 (Rédaction Africanews) war fuelled by weapons from foreign actors in violation of sanctions - UN U.N. political chief, Rosemary Anne DiCarlo, painted a dire picture of the conflict's impact — over 14,000 dead, tens of thousands wounded and a looming famine with 25 million people in need of life-saving assistance, and over 8.6 million forced to flee their homes."Sat, 20 Apr 2024 08:45:44 (Rédaction Africanews)'s crude oil output goes down again in March - OPEC data based on direct communication show that Nigeria's average daily production dropped to 1.2 million barrels, from 1.3 in February. The Minister for Petroleum Resources has attributed the low crude oil production to issues with the Trans-Niger pipeline and maintenance activities.Sat, 20 Apr 2024 06:52:45 (Rédaction Africanews) Climate activists march against fossil fuel industry are experiencing long-time weather patterns like long rainfall since January up to now in April in Kisumu, Kenya. We have flooding - something that we do not expect to have at this time of the year. This has led to the displacement of people, also destruction of property and also destruction of bFri, 19 Apr 2024 19:52:01 (Rédaction Africanews) FIFA Club World Cup a 'great opportunity' for African teams - Drogba" When you look at the normal previous FIFA Club World Cup, when you’ve seen TP Mazembe, for example, being in the final, at the time it was huge and for a team like that in Africa winning the (FIFA) Club World Cup or the Clubs World Cup competition, it will be, like I said, a huge achievement."Fri, 19 Apr 2024 16:53:29 (Rédaction Africanews) Marathon to honour late Kenyan athlete Kelvin Kiptum, who died in a car crash in February at the age of 24, won last year's London Marathon in a record time.Fri, 19 Apr 2024 14:38:35 (Rédaction Africanews)