Map: Which countries has Pope Francis visited? | Religion News

Pope Francis’ trip to the DRC is the first papal visit since John Paul II travelled there in 1985. Pope Francis is visiting the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and South Sudan this week. The 86-year-old leader of the Catholic church will start his trip on Tuesday in the Congolese capital Kinshasa before heading … Read more

The moment of kindness that set Socceroo Awer Mabil on his path to 2023 Young Australian Of The Year

When Awer Mabil was a boy, growing up in the northern suburbs of Adelaide, he got word that a grassroots football clinic was being organised by a couple of Adelaide United players at a community club about 20 minutes’ drive from his house in Hillbank. Mabil had never met a professional player before, but had been kicking … Read more

Effort to eradicate Guinea worm disease enters ‘last mile’ | Health News

The final years of the eradication effort, led by the US’s Carter Center, will be the ‘most difficult’, expert says. Only 13 human cases of Guinea worm disease were reported worldwide last year, according to the Carter Center in the United States. After decades of progress, Adam Weiss, director of The Carter Center’s Guinea Worm … Read more

Sudan & South Sudan Agreement Joint Force Cration is Good Sign–south-sudan-agreement-on-joint-force-creation-is-positive-sign-1106398663.html Experts: Sudan & South Sudan Agreement on Joint Force Creation is Positive Sign Experts: Sudan & South Sudan Agreement on Joint Force Creation is Positive Sign Sputnik has asked experts to comment on the joint force establishment in the historical context of the bilateral relations between Juba and Khartoum. 2023-01-16T14:16+0000 2023-01-16T14:16+0000 2023-01-16T14:16+0000 africa africa … Read more

Video shows South Sudan President Salva Kiir urinating on himself as journalists arrested

Six journalists in South Sudan have been detained over the circulation of footage that appears to show President Salva Kiir wetting himself at an official event. The footage from December showed a dark stain spreading down the 71-year-old president’s left leg as he stood for the national anthem at a road commissioning event. The video … Read more