David Adjaye unveils plans for Africa Institute in Sharjah

The Africa Institute has commissioned David Adjaye and Adjaye Associates for its new, state-of-the-art building in Sharjah, UAE, and the designs have just been revealed. Dominated by strong geometric volumes in soft pink hues,...

Eritrean refugees under attack in Ethiopia’s Tigray war

By Rédaction Africanews with AP Thousands of Eritrean refugees are increasingly caught in the middle of the conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, where witnesses and U.N. officials say...

How To Write About Africa: A New Handbook Provides Eight Steps For The Development...

Africa No Filter, the not-for-profit working on narrative change on the continent, is challenging the development community to adopt more ethical approaches in their storytelling with the launch of its new handbook, How...

French citizen among six arrested over plan to kill Madagascar president – minister

A French citizen is among six people arrested on suspicion of involvement in a plot to kill Madagascar’s president, the Indian Ocean island’s public security minister said. “One of...

The end of a dream for Ugandan athlete who tried to flee in Japan

By Rédaction Africanews The final leg of what started out has an Olympic dream ended on Friday for Ugandan Athlete Julius Ssekitoleko as he returned home.

Hundreds of Ugandans given fake Covid jabs: health officials

By Rédaction Africanews with AFP At least 800 people in Uganda received fake Covid-19 vaccines last month from unapproved people as the country is battling a surge in...

Tunisia receives over 1 mln covid doses, oxygens from France

Tunisian on Friday took delivery of more than a million doses of covid-19 vaccines from France. At the port of Rades, a southern suburb of Tunis, the French navy...

Seychelles receives $20 million flexible loan from AfDB

Agency The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group has approved a $20m flexible loan to finance Seychelles’ Governance and Economic Reforms Support Program, expected to help...

Ugandan weightlifter deported from Japan after going missing

Patricia Oyella BBC News, Kampala A Ugandan weightlifter who went missing from a pre-Olympics camp in western Japan has been flown home a few hours before the official start of...

Nigerian pirates sentenced to 12 years

Joshua Ajayi BBC News Yoruba, Lagos Ten Nigerians who hijacked a Chinese fishing vessel and kidnapped crew members in May last year have been sentenced to 12 years, the...

Liberian minister criticized for lavish mausoleum

Jonathan Paye-Layleh BBC News, Monrovia Social media in Liberia is awash again with criticism of politicians after the most senior minister in the office of President George Weah buried...

Bybit, líder de derivativos de criptomoedas, entra no mercado spot

Bybit, até agora a maior bolsa de derivativos de criptomoedas, anunciou sua expansão no mercado de criptomoedas à vista.Bybit destaca passo audacioso A plataforma de negociação à vista da Bybit estará disponível globalmente a...

Haiti: First Lady Moïse mourns late president as Haitians demand justice

By Rédaction Africanews with AP Haiti's first lady Martine Moïse made her first public appearance since arriving in the northern coastal city of Cap-Haitien during a small private...

Burkina Faso receives 150,000 Covid vaccines from U.S.

By Rédaction Africanews with AFP Burkina Faso received on Tuesday night a shipment of more than 150,000 Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccines doses. A gift...