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Pope begs forgiveness for church role in Rwanda genocide

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis begged forgiveness Monday for the “sins and failings of the church and its members” during Rwanda’s 1994 genocide and told Rwanda’s president that he hoped his apology would help the country heal. In an extraordinary statement after Francis’ meeting with Rwandan President Paul Kagame, the Vatican acknowledged that some […]

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Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma hands over AU reins

JOHANNESBURG, March 14 (ANA) – South Africa’s Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma will on Tuesday afternoon officially handover the reins to the new Chairperson of African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat, who is from Chad. “The outgoing Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, the first ever woman to head the continental organisation, […]