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CENTRAL AFRICAN LEADERS TURN TO CONSTITUTIONAL CHANGES TO CEMENT POWER


Burundi's government has said the charges are malicious propaganda spread by exiles... READ MORE

22nd May, 2018 48

ROYAL WEDDING NOT SUCH A SURE BET AFTER ALL


Malcolm Turnbull copped some abuse while getting a drink in Brisbane... READ MORE

20th May, 2018 833

RALLYE DAKAR: SEULEMENT AU PEROU EN 2019, ENVISAGE UN RETOUR EN AFRIQUE A L'AVENIR


On va etre dans l'esprit 100 percent Dakar en terme de navigation, de franchissement de dunes et de pilotage dans ce merveilleux desert peruvien, assure-t-il... READ MORE

18th May, 2018 0

UNBEATEN TUNISIANS QUALIFY FOR 5TH WORLD CUP


Tunisia made history at the 1978 World Cup held in Argentina by becoming the first African side to win a World Cup match, beating Mexico 3 - 1... READ MORE

18th May, 2018 13

SADIO MANE LEADS SENEGAL'S 23-MAN SQUAD


As a quarter finalist in 2002 World Cup, Senegal is hopeful ahead of the 2018 World Cup... READ MORE

18th May, 2018 12

CHINA'S DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION WITH AFRICA


China has become one of the largest importers of Sierra Leone's fish and timber... READ MORE

18th May, 2018 0

SOUTH AFRICA UNDER PRESSURE TO KEEP BACKING MOROCCO'S WORLD CUP BID


African football's leadership will attempt on Wednesday to persuade South Africa to keep backing Morocco's bid to host the 2026 World Cup, officials said on Tuesday... READ MORE

15th May, 2018 10

EGYPT AND NIGERIA NAME PROVISIONAL SQUADS


Egypt and Nigeria, two of Africa's World Cup-bound teams have named provisional squads with a little over a month to the global football showpiece... READ MORE

14th May, 2018 13

DEADLY GAZA PROTESTS CLOUD ISRAEL'S US EMBASSY OPENING IN JERUSALEM


South Africa, a fervent supporter of the Palestinians, recalled its ambassador for consultations, the Israeli Foreign Ministry said... READ MORE

14th May, 2018 1057

PHARAOHS FACE RUSSIA, URUGUAY, SAUDI IN GROUP A


Egypt's third World Cup Pharaohs face Russia, Uruguay, Saudi in Group A... READ MORE

14th May, 2018 5

CONGO'S FORMER ARMY GENERAL AND FORMER PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE, MOKOKO JAILED FOR 20 YEARS


Ok "> Social Channels About Africanews Press Room Terms and Conditions Contacts Cookie policy Distribution Advertising Jobs Apps Widgets Euronews Friday 11/05/2018... READ MORE

12th May, 2018 6

KENYA'S WILLIAM RUTO LAUNCHES FIRST MICROSOFT SOFTWARE TESTING CENTRE IN AFRICA


The Microsoft software testing center, a first of it's kind in Africa will be located in Kenya's capital, Nairobi... READ MORE

11th May, 2018 47

AFRICA'S WEEK IN PICTURES: POSING BRIDES AND DANCING GROOMS


Iwrhya served in the military during the reigns of pharaoh Seti I and Ramesses II... READ MORE

11th May, 2018 51

ONE DEAD AFTER ARMED TRIO STAB WORSHIPPERS AT SOUTH AFRICA MOSQUE BEFORE TORCHING IT


Attackers entered a South African mosque after midday prayers, stabbed three people and set the place on fire before fleeing, police said Thursday, as peop... READ MORE

11th May, 2018 0

EGYPT'S QUALIFICATION ROUTE TO 2018 WORLD CUP


Then another long lull of nearly three decades and Egyptian football lovers await their first World Cup since the turn of the century... READ MORE

10th May, 2018 0

MUSEVENI INVITES EGYPT'S PRESIDENT TO VISIT SOURCE OF THE NILE


Uganda's president Yoweri Museveni has invited his Egyptian counterpart to visit the source of the Nile in the East African nation... READ MORE

10th May, 2018 39

SENEGALESE ARTIST QUESTIONS CULTURAL IDENTITY IN HIS WORKS FOR DAK'ART BIENNALE


Held every two years, Dak'Art gives African and diaspora artists an opportunity to engage with each other and audiences from around the world... READ MORE

9th May, 2018 23

SOMALIA'S AL SHABAAB KILLS NINE KENYAN SOLDIERS


The Islamist militant group al Shabaab has killed nine Kenyan soldiers in Somalia, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Monday... READ MORE

8th May, 2018 3

BUSINESS FORUM IN SENEGAL PROMOTES AFRICAN FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS


WIA recently held a Women's Forum in Senegal, with specific focus on the challenges and solutions faced by African female entrepreneurs like Ndiaye... READ MORE

6th May, 2018 39

SIRLEAF KNOCKS AFRICA'S SIT TIGHT PRESIDENTS, TELLS THEM TO LEAVE POWER


Long-serving African leaders who have changed the law to stay in power include Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, 73, and Cameroon's President Paul Biya, in power for 35 years... READ MORE

6th May, 2018 295

AFRICA'S WEEK IN PICTURES: I CAN SEE YOU


A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week... READ MORE

5th May, 2018 90

SA FOOTBALLER DIES AFTER LIGHTNING STRIKE


Maritzburg United are currently fourth in South Africa's Premier League... READ MORE

5th May, 2018 151

THE WINGED WOMAN BREAKING FREE FROM STEREOTYPES OF AFRICA


The artwork is a series of photos telling the story of a fictional character named Malaika Dotou Sankofa... READ MORE

5th May, 2018 1068

CHINA DENIES 'LASER' ALLEGATIONS FROM US


It added that China always firmly honors international laws and regulations in Djibouti, and is dedicated to safeguarding regional security and peace... READ MORE

4th May, 2018 4310

FOR US AND CHINA LASERS AND MISSILES HEIGHTEN MILITARY TENSIONS


The United States also objected to the deployment of antiaircraft and anti-ship missiles on islands that China claims in the South China Sea... READ MORE

4th May, 2018 816

CAMEROON, SOMALIA PRESIDENTS SPEAK ON WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY


Presidents of Cameroon and Somalia have made official comments on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day... READ MORE

3rd May, 2018 87

TRUMP PLEDGES SUPPORT IN NIGERIA'S FIGHT AGAINST BOKO HARAM EXTREMISTS


US President Donald Trump pledged stronger support on Monday for Nigeria's fight against Boko Haram jihadists... READ MORE

2nd May, 2018 1

MO SALAH CROWNED PLAYER OF THE YEAR BY ENGLAND FOOTBALL WRITERS BODY


Africanews coverage of Africa at Russia 2018 World Cup... READ MORE

2nd May, 2018 6

PAULINE HANSON'S AFRICAN SCHOLARSHIPS OUTRAGE SPARKED BY LIBERAL SENATOR'S FAKE POST


Key points - Senator Gichuhi claimed the government would pay for scholarships for 10,000 African students this year... READ MORE

2nd May, 2018 0

BLOOD-CARRYING DRONES COULD SAVE LIVES IN THE US, HERE'S HOW


Made by Zipline in Half Moon Bay, California, the battery-powered drones look like small planes and weigh about 25 pounds... READ MORE

2nd May, 2018 0

Trending News Headlines : Africa

TAKING FARMS FROM WHITES IS JUSTIFIED BECAUSE 'IT'S NOT REALLY THEIR LAND', SOUTH AFRICAN PARTY SAYS


South Africa Taking farms from whites is justified because 'it's not really their land', says EFF spokesman... READ MORE

26th March, 2018 100576

8 PEOPLE HAVE SAME WEALTH AS WORLD'S POOREST HALF


Income inequality is so now lopsided that eight men now own the same amount of wealth as the poorest half of the world... READ MORE

16th January, 2017 45049

LAST MALE NORTHERN WHITE RHINO DIES, LEAVING SPECIES ON THE BRINK OF EXTINCTION


While there are thousands of southern white rhinos still roaming the plains of sub-Saharan Africa, decades of rampant poaching drastically cut northern white rhino numbers... READ MORE

20th March, 2018 35368

LAST MALE NORTHERN WHITE RHINO'S DEATH HIGHLIGHTS 'HUGE EXTINCTION CRISIS'


We on Ol Pejeta are all saddened by Sudan's death, said Richard Vigne, Ol Pejeta's chief executive... READ MORE

20th March, 2018 11994

AFRICAN LEADERS SIGN CONTINENTAL FREE-TRADE AGREEMENT


African Continental Free Trade Area set up in hope of boosting regional business ties... READ MORE

21st March, 2018 6521

CONSERVATIVE PUSH TO RESETTLE 'PERSECUTED' WHITE SOUTH AFRICAN FARMERS GAINS MOMENTUM


Peter Dutton's white South African farmers resettlement gaining momentum... READ MORE

16th March, 2018 5428

USING CUTE ANIMALS IN POP CULTURE MAKES PUBLIC THINK THEY'RE NOT ENDANGERED STUDY


Scientists made a list of the top 10 most charismatic animals tigers, lions, elephants, giraffes, leopards, pandas, cheetahs, polar bears, gray wolves and gorillas... READ MORE

13th April, 2018 3384

TRUMP SEES SIGN OF PROGRESS IN POSSIBLE NORTH KOREA TALKS WITH U.S.


Trump Sees Sign of Progress in Possible North Korea Talks With U.S... READ MORE

6th March, 2018 3234

BOTSWANA'S 30 YEAR OLD MINISTER BECOMES INTERNET SENSATION ACROSS AFRICA


Meet Botswana's new Minister of Investment, Trade Industry, Bogolo Joy Kenewendo 30 ... READ MORE

12th April, 2018 2935

MICROSOFT OFFERS TO HELP GHANA MAN TEACHING COMPUTING ON A CHALKBOARD


Richard Appiah Akoto drew a detailed diagram of the Microsoft Word processor for the lesson at his rural school in the Ashanti Region of south Ghana... READ MORE

4th March, 2018 2796

DONALD TRUMP SAYS HIS CONTROVERSIAL DECISION TO RECOGNISE JERUSALEM AS ISRAEL'S CAPITAL WAS A 'WONDERFUL THING'


Donald Trump says recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital 'was a wonderful thing'... READ MORE

6th March, 2018 2119

DUTTON SUGGESTS SOUTH AFRICA MISREPRESENTING AUSTRALIA'S FARMER STANCE TO APPEASE AUDIENCE


Peter Dutton escalates a diplomatic row with South Africa by suggesting its Foreign Minister may have deliberately misrepresented Australia's stance on white farmers in the nation... READ MORE

4th April, 2018 1985

3 WOMEN BLAMED FOR LAKE CHAD SUICIDE BOMBINGS THAT KILLED DOZENS


A Chad police spokesman said three female suicide bombers carried out Saturday's attack... READ MORE

5th December, 2015 1925

DENTIST WHO ILLEGALLY KILLED CECIL THE LION BLAMES LOCAL GUIDES FOR THE SCANDAL


Walter James Palmer of Eden Prairie Minnesota has been named by Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force as the shooter of Cecil a 13-year-old prized lion... READ MORE

29th July, 2015 1662

ALGERIAN MILITARY PLANE CRASH AFTER TAKEOFF KILLS 257 PEOPLE


Algerian TV Dzair said five people were in a critical state, but it's unclear whether they were inside the plane when it crashed... READ MORE

12th April, 2018 1631

GAMBIA ACCUSES EX-PRESIDENT'S SUPPORTERS OF SHELTERING REBELS


Government says supporters of Yahya Jammeh are attempting to destabilise west African country... READ MORE

1st April, 2018 1562

U.S. HOUSE PANEL TO PROBE CHINA MILITARY FOOTPRINT IN AFRICA


The California Republican told Sunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo that China's investment in African countries would allow Beijing to strengthen its grip over world trade... READ MORE

26th March, 2018 1513

TWO AMERICAN SISTERS DIED AT A LUXURY INDIAN OCEAN RESORT NOW THEIR FAMILY IS SEARCHING FOR ANSWERS


We are aware of the deaths of two U.S. citizens in the Seychelles last week, the email said... READ MORE

30th September, 2016 1510

NAMIBIA PRESIDENT SAYS CHINA NOT COLONIZING AFRICA -CHINA STATE MEDIA


2 economy and Africa benefits both sides, China's official Xinhua News Agency reported on Saturday... READ MORE

1st April, 2018 1457

AUSTRALIA LOOKS INTO RESETTLING WHITE SOUTH AFRICAN FARMERS WHO SAY THEY ARE PERSECUTED


Support for the plight of white South Africans cut a contrast to Dutton's statements about other migrants and asylum seekers hoping to come to Australia... READ MORE

16th March, 2018 1394

MEETING THE MAN WHO 'WALKS ON AIR'


I meet the man known as Major One in his church complex in the South African capital, Pretoria... READ MORE

5th March, 2018 1312

ETHIOPIA RULING COALITION TO NOMINATE NEW PRIME MINISTER


Former ambassador Shinn said making sure everyone benefits from Ethiopia's boom would go a long way toward defusing protests... READ MORE

5th March, 2018 1074

SHUTTING DOWN EU IVORY TRADE IS A PERSONAL PRIORITY FOR BORIS JOHNSON


Baldwin said British foreign secretary Boris Johnson had made the issue a personal priority, and is dedicated to ending the illegal ivory trade... READ MORE

16th March, 2018 1052

BORN WITH TALENT, HELD BACK BY PREJUDICE


Even though football is one of the most popular women's sports, challenges for female players remain... READ MORE

8th March, 2018 686

THE LUXURY LABELS COMING OUT OF AFRICA


The question is, how soon until we start seeing African brands take a place alongside the leading luxury powerhouses?... READ MORE

4th March, 2018 674

PRESIDENT TRUMP ASKS AFRICAN NATIONS TO BACK 2026 WORLD CUP BID


President Trump used a Rose Garden news conference Monday with Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari to push for a North American bid to host the 2026 World Cup... READ MORE

1st May, 2018 674

BOTSWANA'S KHAMA STEPS DOWN AS PRESIDENT AFTER A DECADE AT HELM


His party, Botswana Democratic Party BDP, is expected to name Masisi as its presidential candidate for next year's election... READ MORE

31st March, 2018 668

WANT TO SAVE THE WORLD FROM HUNGER? START BY NOT WASTING FOOD, SHOPPERS TOLD


The World Food Programme has launched a social media movement, RecipeforDisaster, with the aim of making the public more conscious of the food waste they generate... READ MORE

12th April, 2018 656

WORLD'S EARLIEST FIGURAL TATTOOS DISCOVERED ON GEBELEIN MUMMIES


Newly discovered marks push back evidence for tattooing in Africa by a millennium... READ MORE

1st March, 2018 651

U.S. MAY LIFT TRAVEL BAN ON 'IMPORTANT PARTNER' CHAD, TILLERSON SAYS


U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Chad's President Idriss Deby depart after their meeting in N'Djamena, Chad, March 12, 2018... READ MORE

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