Fervently defending priestly celibacy in a book initially published as co-authored by Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, Guinean cardinal Robert Sarah ... openly takes issue with Pope Francis’ position on the matter.
At a summit meeting in Pau, France, in mid-January, President Emmanuel Macron and the heads of the G5 Sahel adopted a joint declaration to strengthen ... their military and political cooperation against Sahelian jihadist groups.
The opposition Social Democratic Front (SDF), destabilised by the mass exodus of its militants, most of whom have become the target of separatist ... militias, is divided over its participation in the local elections of 9 February.
Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta, nearing the end of his second term amid an economic downturn and political shifts, announced a raft of changes ... in a televised address on 14 January, of which the “primary thrust…was economic.”
Suspected of “attempting to undermine the authority of the state,” the former president of the national assembly is the target of an international ... arrest warrant that has jeopardised his presidential ambitions. Now a die-hard opponent, can he ever make a comeback?