Witness

Sudan's Forgotten Films

Two elderly men in Sudan race to save the national film archive, as reels of rare footage disintegrate in its vaults.

Somalia

Why is Mogadishu still a frequent target for attacks?

More than 10 years after African Union peacekeepers were deployed, why is the coastal city still plagued by bombings?

Why is Mogadishu still a frequent target for attacks?

War & Conflict

Bombings in Mogadishu - a 2017 timeline

The Somali capital has witnessed some of its deadliest attacks this year.

Bombings in Mogadishu - a 2017 timeline

Health

WHO boss 'rethinking' Mugabe goodwill ambassador post

After outcry, Tedros says he is 'rethinking' the appointment of Zimbabwe leader as goodwill envoy for UN health agency.

WHO boss 'rethinking' Mugabe goodwill ambassador post

Africa

Gunmen kill 12 Niger troops in attack near Mali border

Heavily armed assailants believed to have crossed over from Mali launch dawn attack on paramilitary police base.

Gunmen kill 12 Niger troops in attack near Mali border

In the Field

Transforming Nairobi: The quest for urban identity

Kenyans who have witnessed their vibrant capital's evolution in the past decades discuss where the city might be going.

Africa

Burundian refugees call for justice after massacre in DRC

At least 39 people were killed when soldiers in the Democratic Republic of Congo opened fire on Burundian refugees last month.

Lesotho

African orphans learn Mandarin, Buddhism and kung fu

Hundreds of orphans and vulnerable children have found a brighter path forward through Amitofo Care Centres.

African orphans learn Mandarin, Buddhism and kung fu

War & Conflict

Somalia bombing death toll rises to 358

Security officials update number of victims of Saturday's attack as car bomb blast claims more lives outside Mogadishu.

Environment

Mount Nyiragongo: A look at the world's largest lava lake

Mount Nyiragongo is located in the Democratic Republic of Congo, just near Rwanda's border.

War & Conflict

Pentagon investigates US soldier deaths in Niger

At least five Nigerian and four US soldiers were killed in an ambush on a joint patrol in southwest Niger earlier this month.

Politics

Kenya celebrates Heroes Day amid political crisis

Kenya is celebrating Heroes Day, a public holiday that honours the country’s freedom fighters.

Human Rights

Togo opposition accuses government of brutal crackdown

Opposition leaders in Togo said at least three people were shot dead on the third day of anti-government protests rocking the country.

War & Conflict

Week in pictures: From Somalia blast to Diwali festival

A photo roundup of some of last week's key events, including demonstrations in Barcelona and the fall of Raqqa.

Week in pictures: From Somalia blast to Diwali festival

Politics

Anger and frustration as Togo political crisis deepens

As unrest continues, Al Jazeera speaks to W Africa expert about the root of the crisis and possible scenarios forward.

Togo protests: What is the way out of the crisis?