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Nigeria's water-starved 'Venice of Africa'
Disease thrives amid drinking water shortage in Lagos' 200-year-old Makoko slum.
Last updated: 11 Nov 2013 10:36 GMT
Poor bear brunt of extreme weather
A report suggests that the failure to address natural disasters could undermine attempts to end global poverty.
Last updated: 20 Oct 2013 09:24 GMT
Scores dead in Nigeria as river boat sinks
Rescue teams searching for bodies after vessel with estimated 150 passengers travelling on Niger River capsizes.
Last updated: 28 Sep 2013 17:22 GMT
Millions at risk of female genital mutilation
UN says although genital cutting is on decline, female genital mutilation remains "almost universal" in some countries.
Last updated: 22 Jul 2013 20:42 GMT
Will the New Alliance help Africa's poor?
We examine the US-led initiative that hopes to lift 50 million Africans out of poverty and hunger over the next decade.
Inside Story Americas
Inside Story Americas
Last updated: 21 Jun 2013 14:14 GMT
Unlikely African sides fight for Brazil prize
Despite battling major political unrest, Egypt and Libya are in strong positions to qualify for 2014 Brazil World Cup.
Last updated: 16 Jun 2013 21:20 GMT
The International Criminal Court's Africa problem
All cases launched so far by the ICC involve Africans, throwing into question the court's "international" nature.
Last updated: 11 Jun 2013 20:03 GMT
Ahmadinejad to visit uranium-rich Niger
Iranian president whose country is facing sanctions over nuclear programme begins three-nation visit to West Africa.
Last updated: 14 Apr 2013 09:03 GMT
Deadly fuel tanker explosion hits Nigeria
At least 36 killed when tanker collides with passenger bus on highway in the country's south.
Last updated: 05 Apr 2013 21:13 GMT
CAR rebel leader to review mining deals
Central African Republic's leader, Michel Djotodia, who took power through a coup, says he will review resource deals.
Last updated: 29 Mar 2013 23:13 GMT
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Hopeful Georgia takes baby steps towards EU
Preliminary deal with the European Union would bring the post-Soviet country closer to the Western bloc.
Dubious wisdom: Assad's waiting game
Lacking his father's political cunning, Bashar al-Assad can thank the hard work of others for his survival.
Identity and Exile
Al Jazeera's Matthew Cassel examines why so many American Jews defend Israeli policies regardless of the issue or cost.
Egypt's wave of painkiller addiction
An opiate called tramadol has become increasingly popular in Egypt, but many are unaware of its dangers.
Infographic: Keeping Palestinians occupied
The number of Israeli settlers in the West Bank has doubled since the Oslo Accords were signed 20 years ago.
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Pakistan's most powerful man?
Malik Ayub Sumbal
The best option to settle the CAR crisis?
Why was Arafat killed?
The rise and rise of Islamic music
In pictures: A tale of three cities
We investigate how three key Afghan cities are being affected by the gradual withdrawal of American troops.
'Hotels of death' in Indian holy city
Designated hotels in Varanasi cater to only the old and the infirm, waiting to die and attain "salvation".
In pictures: Ukrainian protesters set up camp
In the largest demonstration since the Orange Revolution, protesters vow to occupy central square until demands are met.
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