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Grenade attack rocks Djibouti cafe
Blasts target restaurant in downtown Djibouti, killing at least two and injuring 11 others.
Last updated: 24 May 2014 23:58 GMT
Sudan arrests ex-PM over state abuse claims
Country's state security arrests Sadiq al-Mahdi after he accuses authorities of rape and other abuses.
Last updated: 18 May 2014 04:17 GMT
Sudan plays down death sentence for apostasy
Amid global outcry, Sudanese government says pregnant Christian has chance to appeal penalty for changing religion.
Last updated: 17 May 2014 12:31 GMT
Sudan woman gets death sentence for apostasy
Judge orders Mariam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag to be hanged for apostasy and given 100 lashes for adultery, prompting protests.
Last updated: 17 May 2014 07:21 GMT
Sudan woman faces death penalty for apostasy
Court gives Mariam Yahya until Thursday to abandon her Christian religion or face death sentence.
Last updated: 15 May 2014 06:37 GMT
Sudan: Failure to talk?
What would it take for a breakthrough in Sudan's 'national dialogue'?
Last updated: 17 Apr 2014 10:14 GMT
Sudan rebel leaders sentenced to death
Sentence comes weeks after the African Union adjourns talks it was brokering between the rebels and Sudan's government.
Last updated: 13 Mar 2014 21:02 GMT
Three scenarios for Kenya's ICC trials
The outcome of the ICC case on the electoral violence in Kenya can have important consequences.
Abdullahi Boru Halakhe
Last updated: 23 Feb 2014 09:11 GMT
Tribal identity: The biggest beast ever existed in South Sudan
The author recounts his story of fleeing war in South Sudan for a second time.
Last updated: 18 Jan 2014 16:43 GMT
Africans urge ICC not to try heads of state
Delegates at AU summit in Addis Ababa reject what they call Hague court's "double standards in dispensing justice".
Last updated: 12 Oct 2013 11:23 GMT
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3D printing and the future of disaster relief
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Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
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