After Batsirai, Madagascans terrified of next cyclone, says CRS official

Everybody on Madagascar's east coast has a story about the night Cyclone Batsirai struck. The storm left 120 people dead and destroyed the homes and businesses of many families.

Desmond Tutu, known for commitment to justice, peace, dies at age 90

Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the retired Anglican archbishop of Cape Town, died in Cape Town Dec. 26 at the age of 90.

Church officials in southern Africa criticize travel ban after omicron

Travel bans on southern Africa are based on "a deep-seated racism" and have a severe impact on the poor in the region.

Conflict keeps people from farming, drives some to brink of famine

Conflict is driving four countries — Yemen, South Sudan, Burkina Faso and northeastern Nigeria — into famine, the World Food Program warned.