Politics Nov 02

Democratic Republic of Congo's President Felix Tshisekedi speaks during the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, Britain, November 2, 2021. Photo by Paul Ellis/Pool via REUTERS
Africa presses for more climate support at COP26

The head of the African Union, Congolese President Felix Tshisekedi, said the continent needs the world to contribute $12.5 billion of the $25 billion it needs to accelerate an adaptation program over the next five years.

President Bush said in a statement Tuesday that Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe should step down and called for African support to end his "tyranny" as a growing chorus of foreign leaders calls for the embattled leader to quit his post.