Aisha woke up bruised and disoriented in a hospital bed in Kinshasa. Her husband, a driver for a prominent opposition politician in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, was dead. Her five children were missing. One thing was clear: She …Read More
PRETORIA, African Union (AU) Commission chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat has welcomed the decision by Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe to step down, describing it as an act of statesmanship.
President Mugabe will be remembered as a fearless pan-Africanist liberation fighter, and …Read More
VATICAN CITY Pope Francis on Thursday evening led a special prayer service in St. Peter's Basilica for peace in South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Earlier this year, he said he was studying the possibility of going …Read More
CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA Papua New Guinea authorities said Friday they had relocated the last asylum seekers who had refused for three weeks to leave a closed immigration camp for fear they would face violence in the alternative accommodations.
Police Chief Superintendent …Read More
MOSCOW Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir said on a visit to Russia Thursday that his country needs protection from the U.S. and could serve as a gateway to Africa for Moscow.
Al-Bashir, speaking at the start of his meeting with Russian …Read More
As the embattled Islamic State terror group has lost much of its territory and strength in Syria and Iraq, governments in North Africa fear many returning fighters from the Mideast battlegrounds could trigger instability in the region.
"The region is …Read More