Pope Francis addressed a mass Wednesday with an attendance of over a million people during his first full day in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The pontiff called on African leaders to “stop choking Africa,” in reference to the “poison of greed” that he said is driving conflicts on the continent. Plus, Nigerian electoral officials reiterate calls of the Feb. 25 elections continuing as planned, despite ongoing threats of insecurity and attacks on their personnel.
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