France pledges support to Cameroon+++ Merkel makes first Auschwitz trip as chancellor +++ Several dead in building collapse in Kenyan capital.
The rule of Kenya's second president, Daniel arap Moi, was marked by a deepening of corruption and nepotism. Moi, who came from simple pastoral roots and ruled for decades, died on Tuesday at the age of 95.
Africa remains beset by conflict and terrorism, the continent's leading diplomat has told an African Union summit headlined "Silencing the Guns." Moussa Faki Mahamat warned that some member states even faced "collapse."
Strengthened by climate change, the Indian Ocean Dipole has made Australia drier while countries such as Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia become wetter and more hospitable to desert locusts.
The UK's exit from the EU could be an opportunity for African countries. Britain is repositioning itself, and the power dynamics in Brussels are changing. Can African governments leverage the changes to their advantage?
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