December 7, 2022
Africa

Peace talks between DR Congo and armed groups end in Kenya

/ Shows / Eye on Africa Issued on: 06/12/2022 – 22:46 11:53 EYE ON AFRICA © FRANCE 24 Kenya’s former president Uhuru Kenyatta says progress has been made after peace talks between the DR Congo and armed rebel groups. The talks, hosted by Nairobi, have just wrapped up. Also, Chanel holds a fashion show in Dakar, its […]

Read More
Africa

Capital of Ethiopia’s Tigray region reconnected to electric grid after a year of war-related cuts

/ Africa Issued on: 06/12/2022 – 19:40 A view of a street in Mekele in the Tigray region of Ethiopia on December 10, 2018. © Maggie Fick, Reuters The capital of Ethiopia’s Tigray region, Mekele, has been reconnected to the national power grid after more than a year of cuts caused by war, the country’s electricity […]

Read More
Africa

DR Congo says ‘around 300’ civilians killed in massacre by rebels

/ Africa Issued on: 06/12/2022 – 01:15 Congolese activists attend a vigil in Goma, in the North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo, on December 5, 2022. © Arlette Bashizi, Reuters Around 300 people died in an attack on villagers in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo last week blamed on the M23 rebel […]

Read More
Africa

Sudan: Protesters rally in Khartoum as parties and military sign transition deal

/ Shows / Eye on Africa Issued on: 05/12/2022 – 23:02 13:24 EYE ON AFRICA © FRANCE 24 Military leaders and the main pro-democracy group in Sudan have signed a deal to establish a civilian-led transitional government. But the accord has already been heavily criticised by democracy activists. Also, the ANC says it will vote against any […]

Read More
Africa

Biodiversity hotspot Gabon offers safe haven to endangered species

/ Shows / Focus Issued on: 05/12/2022 – 14:37 04:01 FOCUS © FRANCE 24 By: Jack COLMER GALE | FRANCE 2 After a two-year delay due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the COP15 summit will open on December 7 in Canada to address the biodiversity crisis. We take a closer look at the African nation of Gabon, […]

Read More
Africa

Sudan’s military, civilian factions sign framework deal aimed at ending crisis

/ Africa Issued on: 05/12/2022 – 13:37Modified: 05/12/2022 – 14:27 01:56 Sudanese protesters deploy a giant national flag as they march outside the UN headquarters in the Manshiya district of the capital Khartoum, on December 3, 2022. © Ebrahim Hamid, AFP Sudan’s military and civilian leaders signed a preliminary deal on Monday aimed at ending […]

Read More
Africa

South African parliament delays vote that could lead to Ramaphosa’s impeachment

/ Africa Issued on: 05/12/2022 – 05:35 01:43 South African President Cyril Ramaphosa leaves an African National Congress (ANC) national executive committee meeting in Johannesburg, South Africa on December 5, 2022. © Jérôme Delay, AP South Africa’s National Assembly on Monday delayed by a week a keenly watched parliamentary vote that could lead to President […]

Read More
Africa

West African leaders agree to create regional peacekeeping force

/ Africa Issued on: 04/12/2022 – 19:25 Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari (L), Guinea Bissau and outgoing ECOWAS President, Umaro Sissoco Embalo; President (2nd L), ECOWAS incoming president Omar Touray (2nd R) and Sierra Leone Presdient, Julius Maada Bio (R), stand during the 62nd Ordinary Session of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Authority of […]

Read More
Africa

Ethiopia’s Tigray forces withdraw 65% of fighters from frontline, says commander

/ Africa Issued on: 04/12/2022 – 15:23 A destroyed tank is seen in a field in the aftermath of fighting between the Ethiopian National Defence Force (ENDF) and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) forces in Kasagita town, Ethiopia, February 25, 2022. © Tiksa Negeri, Reuters The commander-in-chief of the Tigray rebel forces has said […]

Read More
Africa

Burkina Faso’s military government suspends French broadcaster RFI

/ Africa Issued on: 03/12/2022 – 21:38 This photograph taken on April 9, 2019, shows the logo of Radio France Internationale (RFI) at Issy-les-Moulineaux, near Paris. © Kenzo Tribouillard, AFP Burkina Faso on Saturday ordered the immediate suspension of Radio France Internationale (RFI) broadcasts, accusing it of putting out a “message of intimidation” attributed to […]

Read More