Central Africa

Burundi’s ruling party picks general as presidential hopeful

NAIROBI, Kenya — Burundi's ruling party has chosen an army general to be its candidate in the presidential election set for May, signaling that the co...
13:33 26 January 2022

26 killed as small plane crashes into homes in Congo

GOMA, Congo — A small plane crashed into homes shortly after takeoff Sunday in Congo’s eastern city of Goma, killing 26 people, including the aircraft...
18:48 24 November 2021

Vatican charity knew in 2017 of Africa sex abuse concerns

TOKYO — The Vatican’s Caritas Internationalis charity says it learned in 2017 of pedophilia concerns involving its Central African Republic director, ...
20:44 23 November 2021