ICC softens restrictions on Ivory Coast former President Laurent Gbagbo

In tonight’s edition: International Criminal Court today softens restrictions on Ivory Coast’s former president Laurent Gbagbo. The  ongoing appeal of his acquittal for crimes against humanity had confined him to Belgium. South Africans will be able to buy alcohol legally again from next month, as the govt further eases coronavirus restrictions. And our correspondents in Cameroon visit one … Read more ICC softens restrictions on Ivory Coast former President Laurent Gbagbo

The ICC says ex-Ivory Coast president Gbagbo can leave Belgium ‘under conditions’

The International Criminal Court on Thursday said former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo can leave Belgium under conditions following his acquittal last year over post-electoral violence that killed 3,000 people. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube … Read more The ICC says ex-Ivory Coast president Gbagbo can leave Belgium ‘under conditions’

Covid-19: Ivory coast reopens schools as lockdown eased

Thousands of children in face masks flocked back to school in Ivory Coast on May 25 after the country became one of the first in West Africa to restart lessons after a two-month Covid-19 shutdown. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: … Read more Covid-19: Ivory coast reopens schools as lockdown eased

Burundi presidential election: ruling party’s Evariste Ndayishimiye declared winner

In this edition, Burundi’s ruling party candidate Evariste Ndayishimiye has been declared winner in the presidential election. His main rival says he will appeal the result. Also, it is back to school for children in Ivory Coast, but many are worried that the reopening of schools will increase the spread of the coronavirus. Finally,citizens stranded in … Read more Burundi presidential election: ruling party’s Evariste Ndayishimiye declared winner

Muslims Around the World Prepare to End Ramadan and Celebrate Eid-al-Fitr

Muslims from Bangladesh to the United Kingdom to the Ivory Coast are preparing for and celebrating Eid-al-Fitr, a day which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL: Follow QuickTake on Twitter: twitter.com/quicktake Like QuickTake on Facebook: facebook.com/quicktake Follow QuickTake on Instagram: instagram.com/quicktake Subscribe to … Read more Muslims Around the World Prepare to End Ramadan and Celebrate Eid-al-Fitr

Poorer students struggle with distance-learning in Ivory Coast

Poorer students in the Ivory Coast are struggling with distance schooling. According to the World Bank, only one in three Ivorian children finishes middle school. The closing of education facilities for nearly two months now, will not help improve those odds. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest … Read more Poorer students struggle with distance-learning in Ivory Coast

Luanda leaks: Angola’s Isobel Dos Santos calls for assets to be unfrozen

In tonight’s edition: Isabel dos Santos, the billionaire daughter of Angola’s ex-president Jose Eduardo dos Santos, accuses the government of resorting to forgery to freeze her assets last year. In Ethiopia the only ventilator specialist rushes to train staff amid the spread of Covid 19 and finally in Ivory Coast, students turn to ditance learning to keep … Read more Luanda leaks: Angola’s Isobel Dos Santos calls for assets to be unfrozen

Coronavirus Pandemic: IMF and World Bank offer African countries financial help

On this edition, we talk about how the IMF and the World Bank are planning to alleviate the economic impact of the virus in Africa. Also, the Ivory Coast has seen a drop in rubber production since the start of the pandemic even though rubber products are in high demand. Finally, we debunk some videos … Read more Coronavirus Pandemic: IMF and World Bank offer African countries financial help

Protesters destroy Ivory Coast coronavirus testing centre

Protesters in Ivory Coast’s commercial capital Abidjan have torn down a coronavirus testing facility, afraid that they might contract the disease. The Ivory Coast has reported more than 300 infections and has imposed a nationwide curfew since March 23. Al Jazeera’s Nicolas Haque reports -Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish … Read more Protesters destroy Ivory Coast coronavirus testing centre

Kenyans stranded as capital cordoned off

In tonight’s edition: Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta hopes a deputy Governor arrested for ignoring rules to self quarantine gets a 10 year sentence. Meanwhile thousands struggle with strict Nairobi travel restrictions brought in to tackle Coronavirus. Uganda tries to help vulnerable communities get through a total lockdown and in Ivory Coast the inaccurate belief that neem plant … Read more Kenyans stranded as capital cordoned off

WHO slams ‘racist’ calls for Africa to be vaccine testing ground

In tonight’s edition: The World Health Organization chief angrily slammed recent comments made by scientists suggesting a vaccine for the new coronavirus should be tested in Africa as “racist” and a hangover from the “colonial mentality”. Ivory Coast police on Monday clashed with protesters who had begun dismantling a half-builtcoronavirus testing centre, afraid that people using … Read more WHO slams ‘racist’ calls for Africa to be vaccine testing ground

Kenya’s president apologises for police ‘excesses’ amid coronavirus curfew

Kenya’s president apologises for the heavy-handed police enforcement of a coronavirus curfew, as some of the first people diagnosed with Covid-19 in the country speak out about their recovery. Also, South Africa ramps up testing measures as tributes are paid to a leading HIV scientist who has died of coronavirus. And Ivory Coast’s prime minister announces a stimulus … Read more Kenya’s president apologises for police ‘excesses’ amid coronavirus curfew

Coronavirus: curfews in Senegal and Ivory Coast, lockdown in South Africa

South Africa’s president on Monday said he was deploying the military onto the streets to help police enforce a nationwide lockdown, while Senegal and Ivory Coast both announced they were imposing a state of emergency to tackle the spread of coronavirus. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news … Read more Coronavirus: curfews in Senegal and Ivory Coast, lockdown in South Africa

Uganda jails filmmaker Moses Bwayo for documentary on Bobi Wine

Ugandan filmmaker Moses Bwayo lands in jail after filming a documentary on opposition figure Bobi Wine. Also, we head to Ivory Coast, where around 700,000 people are suffering from being stateless. And finally, the Seychelles introduce us to their “love nut”: an iconic seed known for its mythical powers that islanders are keen to protect. … Read more Uganda jails filmmaker Moses Bwayo for documentary on Bobi Wine

More than a quarter of domestic workers in Ivory Coasr are victims of violence

In tonight’s edition:Tunisia finally has a new govnemrnt. Thirty ministers and two secretaries of state were sworn in after four months of deadlock. More than a quarter of domestic workers in Ivory Coast are victims of violence. Some are also sexually abused. Many who head into big cities like Abidjan in search of work are … Read more More than a quarter of domestic workers in Ivory Coasr are victims of violence