On Thursday, Félix Tshisekedi took over as president of Congo. Though many questioned the election results, most people seem happy that Congo's leadership has been passed peacefully for the first time in 60 years.
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In this article, NewsForKids.net looks at difficult political situations in three African nations, Gabon, Congo, and Madagascar.
Elections planned for today in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been delayed. This worries many people, since Congo's president has already been in power two years longer than he was supposed to be.
About 40,000 elephants and 1,000 rhinos are killed for their tusks and horns every year. Now scientists are using DNA tests to help find the criminals and send them to jail.
Emmerson Mnangagwa has won Zimbabwe's first election since its last president, Robert Mugabe, was forced to quit. Nelson Chamisa, who lost, says the election was not fair.
Baobabs are huge trees that grow mainly in Africa. They can live for thousands of years. Scientist say the largest of these trees are dying, probably because of climate change.
A recent outbreak of Ebola in Congo is being treated with a new tool - a vaccine. Health workers are hopeful that they can keep Ebola under control.
Countries around the world are having a hard time dealing with water shortages. Here's a look at recent problems in South Africa, Mozambique, and Iran.
The King of Swaziland has changed the name of his country. The new name of the country is eSwatini, which means "land of the Swazi" in the country's own language.
Orange snow has been falling in Russia and other countries in eastern Europe. The strange color of the snow is caused by sand from Africa mixing with snow and rain in the sky.