Pope Francis Names 3 New African Cardinals: But Should Africans Care

pope francis appoints 3 new african cardinals

While Pope Francis' recent appointment of three African cardinals is indeed a positive step towards inclusivity, it also highlights the long-standing issue of the slow and inadequate representation of Africa within the College of Cardinals. Despite Africa being home to the fastest-growing Catholic population, with vibrant and dynamic Catholic communities, the lack of African cardinals has been a cause for concern among many Africans.

Russia Sending Mercenary into Central African Nations.

Wagner Group in Central African Republic

Russian mercenaries, conveyed in the appearance of unarmed military consultants, drove government powers into a fight during a hostile to remove rebels from a few towns in January and February, the report found. What's more, as well as committing mishandles, the Russian agents laid down a good foundation for themselves in the significant mining communities of a country with huge stores of jewels.

President of Haiti Assassinated

Assasines of president President Jovenel Moise

Haitian President Moise was killed Wednesday in an armed attack at his private home in the capital Port-au-Prince by a group of terrorists who, authorities say, spoke Spanish and English and probably patois.

Haiti's first lady Martine Moise, who was wounded in the attack, was taken to a hospital in Miami, Florida, where she is being treated.

Haitian police had already arrested 17 suspects over the assassination, including two Haitian Americans and 15 Colombians.


Egypt threatens war amid Renaissance Dam dispute

Ethiopian and Egypt conflict

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has confirmed that progress to resolve the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) crisis remained stalled after Addis Ababa rejected it's requests. A meeting Kinshasa will be hosted by Congolese President Felix Tshisekedi, who is also the chairman of the African Union. Egypt and Sudan had previously urged the Congolese government to help mediate talks on the dam, as they seek to settle their years-long dispute over the project.