Ethiopia declares ceasefire as rebels retake Tigray capital

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Ethiopia declares ceasefire as rebels retake Tigray capital” – below is their description. After nearly eight months of fighting and displacement, the conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region has taken a new turn. Last year, the federal government declared victory over the Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front after seizing … Read more Ethiopia declares ceasefire as rebels retake Tigray capital

World rally championship begins in Kenya after a 19-year gap

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “World rally championship begins in Kenya after a 19-year gap” – below is their description. Kenya is hosting the World Rally Championship after a 19-year gap. Its world-famous Safari Rally was once known to be one of the toughest in the world. Al Jazeera’s Malcolm Webb reports … Read more World rally championship begins in Kenya after a 19-year gap

Green Cities: Paris Climate Agreement

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Green Cities: Paris Climate Agreement” – below is their description. We have the power and know-how to transform our cities into green spaces, with clean transport and energy efficient buildings. UN Environment Programme Young Champion of the Earth Nzambi Matee explains how this can be done, guided by … Read more Green Cities: Paris Climate Agreement

Behind the scenes: How to sing The Media Challengers theme song

CGTN published this video item, entitled “Behind the scenes: How to sing The Media Challengers theme song” – below is their description. For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-05-24/Behind-the-scenes-How-to-sing-The-Media-Challengers-theme-song-10w7RNgr3qw/index.html On April 8, CGTN launched the Global Media Challengers campaign to look for on-camera and behind-the-mic talents from around the world to join its offices in Beijing, Washington D.C., Nairobi … Read more Behind the scenes: How to sing The Media Challengers theme song

Kenyan women resort to sex work to survive amid pandemic

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Kenyan women resort to sex work to survive amid pandemic” – below is their description. Around two million Kenyans have lost their jobs since the beginning of the pandemic. The ripple effects are being felt widely. Crime rates have risen, children have had to drop out of … Read more Kenyan women resort to sex work to survive amid pandemic

DR Congo military takes eastern provinces from armed groups

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “DR Congo military takes eastern provinces from armed groups” – below is their description. The Democratic Republic of Congo’s military has taken control of the eastern provinces of North Kivu and Ituri after the president declared a “state of siege” against armed groups. It is in response … Read more DR Congo military takes eastern provinces from armed groups

Justin Harding shoots 66 to win in Kenya | 2021 Magical Kenya Open

European Tour published this video item, entitled “Justin Harding shoots 66 to win in Kenya | 2021 Magical Kenya Open” – below is their description. The South African claims his second European Tour victory with a bogey free final round in a head-to-head battle with Kurt Kitayama. ► SUBSCRIBE: http://et.golf/Subscribe The Magical Kenya Open makes … Read more Justin Harding shoots 66 to win in Kenya | 2021 Magical Kenya Open

Tanzania swears in new president after sudden death of Magufuli

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Tanzania swears in new president after sudden death of Magufuli” – below is their description. Tanzania is observing a period of national mourning after the death of President John Magufuli. Officials say the 61-year-old died of heart problems – but political opponents suspect he was sick with … Read more Tanzania swears in new president after sudden death of Magufuli

Algerian protesters mark two year anniversary of Hirak rallies

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Algerian protesters mark two year anniversary of Hirak rallies” – below is their description. Feelings were still running high in Algeria as thousands marched again to mark the two years since the Hirak rallies that ousted former leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika from power. Also Kenyans are giving two … Read more Algerian protesters mark two year anniversary of Hirak rallies

In Kenya and wider Africa, COVID-19 sparks a surge in teen pregnancies

CGTN published this video item, entitled “In Kenya and wider Africa, COVID-19 sparks a surge in teen pregnancies” – below is their description. For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-03-01/In-Kenya-and-wider-Africa-COVID-19-sparks-a-surge-in-teen-pregnancies-YhBmltF11m/index.html In Kenya, school has been out for almost a year. Yet for some families, free time is not time for respite. During this period, trends such as teenage pregnancies … Read more In Kenya and wider Africa, COVID-19 sparks a surge in teen pregnancies

Italian ambassador, driver and bodyguard killed in DRC ambush

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Italian ambassador, driver and bodyguard killed in DRC ambush” – below is their description. In tonight’s edition: DR Congo vows to find the killers of the Italian ambassador, his bodyguard and a driver. The trio were killed not far from Goma on Monday after their convoy was ambushed. … Read more Italian ambassador, driver and bodyguard killed in DRC ambush

Uganda politics: Tensions rise over abductions during elections

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Uganda politics: Tensions rise over abductions during elections” – below is their description. Officials in Uganda are under pressure to find more than two dozen people reportedly kidnapped by security forces. Uganda’s opposition party, the National Unity Platform, says thousands of its supporters have been arrested, kidnapped … Read more Uganda politics: Tensions rise over abductions during elections

Suspected Central African militia leaders plead not guilty for war crimes

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Suspected Central African militia leaders plead not guilty for war crimes” – below is their description. In tonight’s edition: A former Central African Republic football boss and a lawmaker nicknamed Rambo deny war crime charges in the Hague. The pair are accused of heading up militia groups that … Read more Suspected Central African militia leaders plead not guilty for war crimes

Kenya’s plastic problem: US accused of waste dumping

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Kenya’s plastic problem: US accused of waste dumping” – below is their description. Kenya imposed the world’s strictest ban on plastic use four years ago. But environmentalists fear the country is now under pressure to weaken its resolve. They accuse the American plastics industry of trying to … Read more Kenya’s plastic problem: US accused of waste dumping

South Africa military lifts ban on wearing headscarves in the army

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “South Africa military lifts ban on wearing headscarves in the army” – below is their description. In tonight’s edition: After three years of legal wrangling, the South African military has changed its dress policy, to allow Muslim servicewomen to wear hijabs while on duty.  Kenya and Somalia’s diplomatic … Read more South Africa military lifts ban on wearing headscarves in the army