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The French African Connection
This series explores the dark and dramatic history of France's relationships with its former African colonies.
Last updated: 23 Aug 2013 08:31 GMT
Q&A: France's connections in Africa
Dr Lansine Kaba, a leading historian on Africa, discusses the status of French-African relations today.
Last updated: 15 Aug 2013 12:51 GMT
Commemorating African independence
Many of the architects of African independence never got a chance to see the fruits of their labour.
Last updated: 25 May 2013 15:07 GMT
Unspoken history: The last genocide of the 20th century
Despite evidence to the contrary, France still completely denies involvement in two of Africa's 20th century genocides.
Last updated: 25 Jan 2012 18:41 GMT
Imran faces his greatest test
If Imran Khan does get to lead Pakistan, he will face his greatest challenge ever, writes author.
Last updated: 02 Jan 2012 11:24 GMT
The historian recalls the day Senegal gained its independence and the hopes people held for its future.
Africa... States of Independence
Last updated: 05 Oct 2010 14:01 GMT
Journalism and 'the words of power'
The relationship between power and the media is about semantics, says Robert Fisk.
Last updated: 25 May 2010 09:41 GMT
Preview: Waiting at De Gaulle
A look into the surreal life of an Iranian living in an airport lounge.
Last updated: 01 Oct 2009 09:06 GMT
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Illustrating South Africa's injustice
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Ethiopia and Eritrea: Brothers at war no more
New internal and external dynamics are shaping the relations between the two countries.
Identity and Exile
Al Jazeera's Matthew Cassel examines why so many American Jews defend Israeli policies regardless of the issue or cost.
Mandela: The father of the Rainbow Nation
We asked South Africans to reflect on what Madiba meant to them. Hover over the mosaic to see the responses.
Life and times of Nelson Mandela
Trace the life of the former South African president, from humble beginnings as a cattle-boy to a revered leader.
In pictures: China's village of salt
Nuodeng enjoyed centuries of prosperity thanks to its wealth of salt, which is still a major source of income today.
In Pictures: Johannesburg celebrates Mandela
As officials from around the world attended his funeral average South Africans gathered in Johannesburg.
In Pictures: Koung Jor Shan refugee camp
Shan New Year celebrated for first time in Koung Jor Shan refugee camp.
Two years since the start of the uprising, rebels and Assad's forces remain locked in conflict.
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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Journalists: good early drone adopters
Egypt campus: The people versus the regime - again
Talking Turkey: Orientalism strikes back
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