Rwanda’s Kagame welcomes France opening archives on genocide – Eye on Africa

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Rwanda’s Kagame welcomes France opening archives on genocide – Eye on Africa” – below is their description. In tonight’s edition :  As commemorations were held in Paris to remember the approximately 800,000 lives lost in the Rwandan genocide against the Tutsis in 1994, France announced that it would … Read more Rwanda’s Kagame welcomes France opening archives on genocide – Eye on Africa

Ethiopia accused of ‘lack of will’ in dam talks

Reuters published this video item, entitled “Ethiopia accused of ‘lack of will’ in dam talks” – below is their description. Egypt and Sudan said on Tuesday that the latest round of talks with Ethiopia over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) in Kinshasa have ended with no progress. #Egypt #Sudan #Ethiopia #News #Reuters Reuters YouTube … Read more Ethiopia accused of ‘lack of will’ in dam talks

How to tackle the violence in eastern DR Congo? | Inside Story

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “How to tackle the violence in eastern DR Congo? | Inside Story” – below is their description. The government of D.R. Congo is blaming a Rwandan Hutu rebel group for an attack that killed the Italian ambassador on Monday. Luca Attanasio, his police guard and a driver … Read more How to tackle the violence in eastern DR Congo? | Inside Story

Italian ambassador killed in DR Congo attack

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Italian ambassador killed in DR Congo attack” – below is their description. #Italy’s ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo was killed on Monday when a UN convoy came under attack in the troubled east, #DRC sources and the government in Rome said. #LucaAttanasio died of his … Read more Italian ambassador killed in DR Congo attack

Democratic Republic of Congo becomes latest country to see mysterious monolith appear

Global News published this video item, entitled “Democratic Republic of Congo becomes latest country to see mysterious monolith appear” – below is their description. The Democratic Republic of Congo became the latest country to see a grey, metallic monolith-looking structure appear, turning into a magnet for bemused residents on Wednesday. Monoliths started popping up last … Read more Democratic Republic of Congo becomes latest country to see mysterious monolith appear

Mysterious monolith appears in DRC’s Kinshasa

Reuters published this video item, entitled “Mysterious monolith appears in DRC’s Kinshasa” – below is their description. A roundabout in Democratic Republic of Congo’s capital Kinshasa has become the latest site occupied by a mystery metallic monolith after similar objects in the United States and elsewhere caught the fancy of science-fiction fans. #Monolith #News #Congo … Read more Mysterious monolith appears in DRC’s Kinshasa

Poulet mayo: the food that’s got Congo singing

Reuters published this video item, entitled “Poulet mayo: the food that’s got Congo singing” – below is their description. Poulet-Mayo is a unique Congolese chicken concoction born on the streets of Kinshasa three years, so popular it’s been immortalized into a song. #News Reuters YouTube Channel Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments … Read more Poulet mayo: the food that’s got Congo singing

Abortion an ‘obstacle race’ for women in Democratic Republic of Congo

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Abortion an ‘obstacle race’ for women in Democratic Republic of Congo” – below is their description. Every day an estimated 400 women have unsafe abortions in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo. FRANCE 24 spoke to members of the NGO Afia Mama, which provides … Read more Abortion an ‘obstacle race’ for women in Democratic Republic of Congo

Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID – 19): WHO Update (20 July 2020)

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus today (20 Jul) expressed deep concern “about the impact of the virus on indigenous peoples in the Americas, which remains the current epicentre of the pandemic.” Dr Tedros said that “as of the 6th of July, more than 70,000 cases have been reported among indigenous peoples in the Americas, and … Read more Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID – 19): WHO Update (20 July 2020)

DR Congo church weighs in as parliament protests continue

Hundreds of protesters are demanding the dissolution of parliament in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The demonstrations in Kinshasa were organised by the Catholic Church. Its supporters say parliament is blocking meaningful reforms. Al Jazeera’s Malcolm Webb reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on … Read more DR Congo church weighs in as parliament protests continue

Postcards podcast – Ade Adepitan: Spain, Nicaragua, Congo

Subscribe to Postcards to make sure you never miss an episode: https://www.playpodca.st/postcards Ade Adepitan grew up in East London, wearing callipers on his legs as a result of childhood polio – and feeling like adventures were things that happened to other people. But then a chance encounter with a wheelchair basketball team turned all of … Read more Postcards podcast – Ade Adepitan: Spain, Nicaragua, Congo

DR Congo artists take on Covid denial

Subscribe to France 24 now: https://f24.my/YouTubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 https://f24.my/YTliveEN … Faced with public denial about the dangers and even existence of Covid-19, a group of artists in the Democratic Republic of Congo launched their own awareness campaign by painting a series of colourful murals on a busy … Read more DR Congo artists take on Covid denial

Second Deadliest Ebola Outbreak Declared Over

Eastern Congo marked an official end Thursday to the second deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which killed 2,280 people over nearly two years, as armed rebels and community mistrust undermined the promise of new vaccines. Thursday’s milestone was overshadowed, though, by the enormous health challenges still facing Congo: the world’s largest measles epidemic, the rising … Read more Second Deadliest Ebola Outbreak Declared Over

Burundi top court says to swear in president-elect immediately

In an attempt to fill the power vacuum after Pierre Nkurunziza’s death, Burundi’s top constitutional court has ruled that the president-elect should take power immediately. Also, the UN and NGOs such as Reporters Without Borders support the plight of imprisoned Cameroonian journalists, pressuring Paul Biya’s government after authorities have revealed that journalist Samuel Wazizi had died in custody. And … Read more Burundi top court says to swear in president-elect immediately

Ivory Coast sees first terrorist attack since 2016 at border post with Burkina Faso

Ivory Coast has suffered its first Islamist terrorist attack since 2016, with at least 10 dead on the border with Burkina Faso. Those deaths follow efforts to purge an Islamist presence in the border region. Also, in several countires there are calls for statues commemorating slave traders to be taken down. We’ve put together some reactions from … Read more Ivory Coast sees first terrorist attack since 2016 at border post with Burkina Faso