We track four people on their journey.
A look at the history of France's black community
Following violent protests, opposition members walk out of president's much-anticipated State of the Nation address.
11 Feb 2016 21:16 GMT | Politics, Africa, South Africa, Jacob Zuma, Protests
Former US ambassador to Nigeria Robin Sanders discusses the armed group's new tactics following deadly suicide bombings.
11 Feb 2016 08:47 GMT | Boko Haram, Nigeria, War & Conflict, Africa
More than 70 killed in attacks at a camp in Borno state for people displaced by Boko Haram-related violence.
11 Feb 2016 05:03 GMT | Boko Haram, Nigeria, War & Conflict, Africa
African Union says armed group is hoping to stage attacks disguised as AMISOM troops, using uniforms it took from them.
10 Feb 2016 17:30 GMT | Al-Shabab, Somalia, War & Conflict, Africa
Arrival of big companies and technology advances, threaten ancient livelihood at Ethiopia's dried, salty inland seabed.
The events that affected people's lives across the world as reported by our correspondents.
In 2015, more than 50 attacks, in which almost 1,000 civilians were killed, were committed in the name of ISIL.
Harare seeking $1.5bn to help save more than a quarter of the population from starving to death, as drought worsens.
09 Feb 2016 19:42 GMT
Constitutional Court to consider whether the president should return funds used on $23m private renovation.
09 Feb 2016 16:29 GMT
UN calls for urgent support for tens of thousands of children amid severe drought exacerbated by a strong El Nino.
09 Feb 2016 07:33 GMT
Family among the few Syrians seeking refuge in Cape Town sees plight worsen since rejection of asylum case last year.
08 Feb 2016 19:39 GMT
We follow the 20 South African children, now 14, as they talk about race, relationships, fear of violence, and God.
Mayotte is a magnet for Comoros islanders who risk their lives crossing hazardous seas in search of a better life.
We revisit the 20 South African children first filmed in 1992, to see how love, money and violence colour their lives.
Jocelyn Elliot hopes Dr Ken Elliott, with whom she ran a clinic near Mali border for 40 years, will be released soon.
08 Feb 2016 18:01 GMT
Suspect and 73 other passengers meant to board Turkish Airlines flight, which was cancelled, Daallo Airlines chief says.
07 Feb 2016 22:12 GMT
Farmers in the Free State province say dry spells are common but current drought is unprecedented.
07 Feb 2016 11:16 GMT
Release follows mediation efforts and continuing talks to secure release of second hostage, Niger government says.
07 Feb 2016 05:18 GMT
We travel to Chile to meet a group of young scientists determined to develop smart plant-based food to save the planet.
Science & Technology, Chile, Food
We follow the journey of a plastic bottle to find out what it takes to truly recycle the product creating zero waste.
Science & Technology, US & Canada, Environment
A couple working to protect LA communities from gang violence is caught in the crossfire of the US war on gangs.
Politics, Gang violence, US
South Koreans drink twice as much liquor as Russians, but is this national obsession with alcohol reversible?
Health, Asia, South Korea