CNN : Africa
27  novembre     00h00
A new Covid-19 variant with high number of mutations sparks travel bans and worries scientists
   The discovery of a new and potentially more transmissible coronavirus variant by South African health authorities has sparked a forceful reaction across the world with a number of countries banning travelers from several southern African countries.
26  novembre     14h51
Egypt celebrates reopening 3,400-year-old Avenue of the Sphinxes
   Egypt celebrated the reopening of the ancient Avenue of Sphinxes in Luxor on Thursday night, a 2.7-kilometer (1.7-mile) road that connects two temple complexes in the area, the Temple of Luxor with the Temple of Karnak.
25  novembre     11h24
Eight dead and 13 children injured as bomb explodes near school in Somalia
   At least eight civilians were killed and 17 others injured, including 13 school children, after a suicide car bomb exploded in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu Thursday morning, according to state media.
Ethiopian leader heads to war’s front lines as Olympians join the military
   Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has gone to direct the war from the front lines, state-affiliated media reported on Wednesday, as two Olympian athletes announced they were enlisting in the military.
24  novembre     16h17
Nigerian government rejects report on Lekki toll gate shooting as ’fake news’
   Nigeria’s federal government has rejected a report by a judicial panel that concluded the October 2020 shooting of protesters at Lekki toll gate could be described as a massacre by the military that officials tried to cover up
23  novembre     17h10
Newly-freed Sudan prime minister defends deal with military, says he made it to ’avoid bloodshed’
   Sudan’s newly reinstated prime minister told CNN on Tuesday that he compromised in a deal with the country’s military in order to avoid bloodshed and a civil war.
Ethiopia’s Nobel Peace Prize-winning leader says he’ll lead troops on front lines against rebels
   Ethiopian Prime Minister and Nobel Peace Prize winner Abiy Ahmed has announced he will lead his country’s soldiers on the front lines of the war against advancing rebel fighters, in the latest escalation of the year-long conflict between his government and rebel groups from the northern Tigray...
Kenya’s Covid-19 vaccine mandate draws praise and criticism
   A Kenyan government directive that residents must show proof of Covid-19 vaccination by December 21 to access services was welcomed by some businesses on Monday but criticized by others, who said low vaccination rates made it unrealistic.
22  novembre     18h43
Sudan’s military chief and ousted PM agree on deal to reinstate premiership and free jailed political detainees
   Sudan’s military chief and the prime minister he overthrew last month have reached a deal for the reinstatement of the premier and the release of jailed political detainees, mediators said Sunday.
Five Chinese nationals kidnapped in DR Congo after attack near mine
   Gunmen killed a policeman and kidnapped five Chinese nationals near a mine in southeast Democratic Republic of Congo overnight, a local official and an army spokesman said on Sunday.
20  novembre     15h45
Nigerian musician Davido says he will give 600,000 to charity after online appeal
   Nigerian-American musician Davido has announced he will donate more than 600,000 to orphanages across Nigeria, after hosting an impromptu online appeal that initially sparked amusement and confusion from his fans.
19  novembre     17h12
Blinken warns war-torn Ethiopia is on ’path to destruction,’ calls on Abiy to step up to end conflict
   US Secretary of State Antony Blinken warned Friday that the war in Tigray has put Ethiopia on a path to destruction that could reverberate throughout east Africa, telling CNN that the country’s leader, Abiy Ahmed, must fulfill his responsibility and end violence in the region.
16  novembre     16h15
Nigerian judicial panel condemns 2020 Lekki toll gate shooting as ’a massacre’
   Lethal violence committed by Nigeria’s military on the night of October 20, 2020 could be considered a massacre, a government-appointed panel concluded Monday -- contradicting previous official accounts of the incident.
19  novembre     22h05
They pointed their guns at us and started shooting’
   In Nigeria thousands of young people have been protesting against police brutality as part of a largely peaceful movement called EndSARS. But on October 20, these protests turned deadly as the army and police moved in on unarmed civilians. The Nigerian army has called allegations that it fired into...
CNN investigation sheds new light on anti-brutality protest
   When Adesola heard about the shooting at the Lekki toll gate in Lagos on October 20, 2020, she immediately thought of her son who had earlier left home to join the hundreds of young people protesting against police brutality at the site.
19  octobre     16h33
He died in my arms.’ Twelve months on, a mother’s agonizing wait to find out why her son died at Lekki toll gate
   A senior Nigerian minister lashed out against CNN Thursday, saying the network should be sanctioned over its investigation, which uncovered evidence that the Nigerian army and police opened fire on unarmed protestors on October 20.
19  novembre     17h00
Nigeria threatens CNN with sanctions but provides no evidence Lekki toll gate investigation is inaccurate
   It was supposed to be the key piece of evidence. But when it came, the Lagos State government’s security camera footage of the Lekki toll gate shooting did not capture everything.
24  novembre     08h59
Analysis of CCTV footage from Lekki toll gate raises new questions about shooting
   South Africa’s health minister announced Thursday the discovery of a new coronavirus variant that appears to be spreading rapidly in parts of the country.
26  novembre     10h16
A new Covid-19 variant could show immune evasion and enhanced transmissibility, South African scientists warn
   Across Ghana, the creation of green bonds may help pay for environmental priorities and could pave the road towards sustainability.
18  novembre     16h15
How these companies going green in Ghana could pay off for the country and the planet
   Growing up in an underdeveloped zone of Sebokeng, south of Johannesburg, South Africa, Musa Motha says his surroundings weren’t exactly idyllic. But he did have a dusty, make-shift soccer pitch directly across the street from his home. And for Motha, it was paradise, he said.
11  novembre     03h20
Dance is a purpose’: After losing his leg, South Africa’s Musa Motha is inspiring with every move
   Standing on the sand next to a building hollowed out by the churning sea, Sheriff Elegushi points far out into the Atlantic Ocean to where his ancestral home once stood.
18  novembre     09h54
While countries wrangle over who should pay for the climate crisis, a community on Lagos Island is being swallowed by the sea
   Amid the erosion crisis in Lagos, Nigeria citizens are blaming the construction of Eko Atlantic City for the worsening erosion. CNN’s Stephanie Busari reports.
Construction, climate change to blame for Nigeria’s erosion crisis
   Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed pledged to bury his government’s enemies with our blood last week, in an inflammatory speech marking the one-year anniversary of the war in the country’s northern Tigray region.
10  novembre     22h14
Ethiopia’s leader said he would bury his enemy. His spokeswoman doesn’t think it was incitement to violence
   Ethiopia’s government has used the country’s flagship commercial airline to shuttle weapons to and from neighboring Eritrea during the civil war in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, a CNN investigation has found.
08  octobre     14h43
Ethiopia used its flagship commercial airline to transport weapons during war in Tigray
   Sudan has descended into crisis after the military dissolved the country’s power-sharing government and declared a state of emergency on Monday.
26  octobre     21h24
The military has taken over in Sudan. Here’s what happened
   In just over a year, Africa has experienced three successful coups (two in Mali and one more recently in Guinea), one unsuccessful coup attempt in Niger, and an arbitrary military transfer of power in Chad following the assassination of its president.
13  septembre     07h47
Why are coups making a comeback in Africa?
   A safe house was the only place Joe felt protected enough to meet.
08  octobre     11h31
How a US group with links to the far-right may have influenced a crackdown on Ghana’s LGBTQ community
   Nigerian startup ColdHubs provides solar-powered food storage units designed to keep food fresh at markets and farms.
23  septembre     13h31
ColdHubs: How solar-powered cold storage is keeping food fresh in Nigeria