Palestinians in Gaza speak of life under Israeli occupation.
"The Islam of Timbuktu was taken hostage"
The vote wasn't recognised by either Sudan or South Sudan, but residents of the oil-rich border region still celebrated.
01 Nov 2013 13:16 GMT
As many as 100,000 people are estimated to have fled their homes as fighting surges in Jonglei.
10 Aug 2013 18:29 GMT
Herders are resisting efforts to drive them from traditional pastures in order to make space for wildlife hunters.
08 May 2013 12:04 GMT
Rights groups say detention of Abdiaziz Abdinur Ibrahim for probing alleged rape is aimed at curbing media freedom.
24 Jan 2013 15:36 GMT | Politics, Africa, US & Canada, Kenya, Somalia
Vessels depart from Kismayo port under watch of Kenyan peacekeepers serving under AMISOM, despite UN ban on the exports.
06 Nov 2012 16:59 GMT | Africa, Somalia
Days of rioting in Kenya followed the killing of controversial preacher, as local residents complain of police abuses.
31 Aug 2012 11:11 GMT | US & Canada, Kenya, Somalia, United States
Civilians flee from the Bunagana district of Congo, before clashes between the M23 rebels and Congolese army begin.
15 Jul 2012 11:09 GMT
The Sudanese army burned every building in al Braum, destroying stores of grain, as villagers fled to mountain caves.
23 Mar 2012 12:25 GMT | Politics, Business & Economy, Environment
The situation in the Kenya camp remains dire, more than six months after donors poured money and aid into the camp.
05 Mar 2012 14:10 GMT | Politics, Human Rights, Business & Economy
Somali refugees forced to flee drought are continuing their lives in camps across the border in Ethiopia.
28 Jul 2011 11:42 GMT | Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia
From the fiction of Nollywood to the reality of Nigerian politics, movie star Kate Henshaw wants to make a difference.
Arts & Culture, Africa, Nigeria
We look at the micro-blogging site and how it has changed the way breaking news is reported.
Media, United States, Twitter
People & Power investigates South Korea's disturbing rise in suicides, particularly among the elderly.
Health, Asia, South Korea
We explore how US foreign policy in the Middle East is driving the media's negative portrayals of Arabs and Muslims.
Media, Middle East, US