Pope Francis has addressed a huge youth rally in Kenya. Speaking off-the-cuff, he urged young people to avoid corruption, comparing its pull to the unhealthy desire for sugar. This is the pope’s final day in Kenya. His next stop will be Uganda.
Violent clashes in Nairobi have left at least five people dead when live ammunition was fired into crowds of opposition supporters. The protesters had rallied to welcome back opposition leader Raila Odinga.
Africa is harnessing the power of its emerging youth demographic to spearhead efforts to tackle climate change.
This year's climate conference has squarely put the onus on wealthy, high-carbon emitters. African delegates continue to call for less rhetoric and more action for the sake of smaller, high-risk nations.
We need to create jobs, help facilitate trade and address the challenges of the Africa of the future, says Donald Yamamoto, who is in charge of African affairs at the US State Department.
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