​News Headlines in Africa

2021-10-18 10:54:04
​News Headlines in Africa

We bring to you some of update news stories to get informed of what happens in the vast and emerging continent of Africa.

Pro-army protesters rally in Sudan, stage sit-in near Presidential palace

Hundreds of pro-military Sudanese protesters rallied for a second day Sunday, aggravating what Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok called the "worst and most dangerous crisis" of the country's precarious transition.

Polisario Front leader vows attacks on Morocco will continue: Western Sahara

The leader of Western Sahara's Polisario Front Brahim Ghali says that the independence-seeking Saharawi army will continue attacking Moroccan positions in the disputed northwestern African territory unless a United Nations-appointed envoy is given a clear mandate to deliver on a self-determination vote.

One year anniversary of #EndSARS protest movement: Nigeria

It has now been one year since a youth-led mass protest movement against a hated police unit, the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), spilled over into wider anger and calls for better governance in Nigeria.

New app allows tractor owners and farmers to connect in Kenya

Technology is changing agriculture in Kenya. A new app allows farmers who cannot afford their own machinery to connect to tractor owners and hire their services.

African football legends in Douala to inspect CAN 2021 stadiums and facilities: Cameroon

Cameroon has launched what it calls an 'Information tour' on the CAN 2021 which it is scheduled to host in January 2022. CAN-2021, was initially scheduled from 9 January to 6 February in Cameroon, but was officially postponed to January 2022 due to the pandemic of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Opening of the Pan-African Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou

The 27th edition of the Pan-African Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou (Fespaco) opens in the capital of Burkina Faso. President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré, present for the opening, says it "shows the resilience of the Burkinabe people in the face of security and health constraints."

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