The new cardinal-electors come from Italy, the CAR, Spain, the US, Brazil, Bangladesh, Venezuela, Belgium, Mauritius, Mexico and Papua New Guinea.
It isn't internationally recognised, but that hasn't stopped users taking to social media to congratulate Somaliland
Women make up only 22% of Parliamentarian seats and 8% of the world’s executives
26th Forum theme is "Connecting Africa’s Resources through Digital Transformation"
TRENDING: #ItsOnlyInKenyanSchools - Kenyan Twitter remembers school days with hilarious, and slightly worrying, results>M&G Africa Online Reporter
Many took it as an opportunity to recall funnier moments, while others provided insights into more serious issues such as the quality of teaching
TRENDING: #WorldPressFreedomDay - recaps the state of press freedom and what many Africans think about the media>M&G Africa Online Reporter
Most tweets were from the public showing overwhelming support and gratitude to Africa's journalists
A first for Somalia: New report on the state of media freedom in the country - where journalism can be a death wish>M&G Africa Online Reporter
"The authorities, public, and the militants are all hostile to us. We are like fish in poisonous waters, we can be attacked or killed at any time."
Launch concert sets twitter on fire
Beyonce has paid tribute to African art, this time using African poetry and imagery in her album
Conservationists say it will be the largest stockpile ever torched in Africa