War & Conflict

Somalis angry over government's failure to prevent deadly blast

More than 300 people were killed in two bombings on Saturday and hundreds of others injured.

Human Rights

The poor of South Africa's Blinkbonnie Road

Fifty families living in poverty and squalor in Durban continue to face the wrath of authorities.

South Africa: The poor of Blinkbonnie Road

Somalia

Somali president blames al-Shabab for deadliest blast

Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo says group's 'fingerprints' can be found on blast that killed more than 300 people.

Africa

All you need to know about Kenya's convoluted election

Hackers, an annulled election result and the main opposition leader pulling out. What is happening in Kenya?

What is happening with the Kenyan election?

Africa

Togo unrest: Opposition protesters demand presidential term limit

Opposition supporters in Togo are defying government restrictions on protests to demand the President's resignation.

Opinion

'We slept out in the open air like wild animals'

Zambia's agricultural development initiatives are resulting in forced evictions and devastation for the rural poor.

Juliana Nnoko-Mewanu

by Juliana Nnoko-Mewanu

Juliana Nnoko-Mewanu

Kenya

Senior Kenyan electoral official resigns ahead of poll

Roselyn Akombe, a top commissioner from the country's electoral body, says next week's poll will not be 'credible'.

Senior Kenyan electoral official resigns ahead of poll

Africa

Ghana child malnutrition: 1,000 days of hunger

Child malnutrition is a silent tragedy jeopardising the future of more than one million children across Ghana.

Ghana child malnutrition: 1,000 days of hunger

Africa

S Africa cabinet shaken up 'in bid to seal energy deal'

South Africa president makes changes to cabinet in move seen to be linked to a contentious nuclear deal with Russia.

Zuma reshuffles cabinet 'in bid to secure energy deal'

Somalia

Double standards: 'Why aren't we all with Somalia?'

More than 300 people died in Somalia but some are asking why there was less news coverage and sympathy on social media.

Double standards: 'Why aren't we all with Somalia?'

Somalia

Mogadishu massacre: A gravedigger's worst nightmare

Mohamed Hassan describes the painful process of burying missing limbs blown off by Saturday's truck explosion.

Mogadishu massacre: A gravedigger's worst nightmare

Africa

Mogadishu: Death toll rises above 300 amid search for survivors

Rescue crews in Somalia are working to find survivors, two days after the worst suicide attack in the country's history.

Africa

Severely wounded of Somalia’s deadliest blast flown to Turkey

More than 300 people have died after twin bomb blasts in Somalia on Saturday, with 40 of the most severely wounded flown to Turkey for further treatment.