Pope Francis will visit Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius in his September trip, writes Vatican correspondent Gerard O'Connell, all former colonies facing development challenges.
“The situation is too fragile; the future is very unclear. This is a country of coups, and anything can happen here,” said Bishop Andali.
From a remote rocky and hilly stretch of the wilderness in Loyangalani district, the ever-present winds in the region effortlessly turn the turbines, producing 310 megawatts. It's enough to power 1 million homes, according to projections.
"If the world continues to do nothing, the result will be the elimination of the Christian presence," said Bishop Laurent Dabire of Dori, president of the bishops' conference of Burkina Faso and Niger.
Africa's bishops pledged to work together to ensure that the continent's resources serve development and peace of all people.