Get the latest african news from bbc news in africa breaking news, features, analysis and special reports plus audio and video from across the african continent. in the meantime you can check out our latest updates on the bbc news africa page or listen to the africa today podcast. A reminder of our wise words of the day quote message night becomes longer. Bbc news onlines paul reynolds examines the african union which is intended to introduce people-power to the oau. The former wife of nelson mandela still remains a charismatic but controversial public figure in south africa despite being on trial for fraud. Conflict in the central african republic has turned it into one of the worlds most dangerous places for aid workers. Civilians are caught up in a battle between militias, armed forces and russian interference. All sides are accused of planting landmines in a dangerous shift in. Download and subscribe to hear more on our top story and other news from across africa.