Environment

State of Emergency declared in the Seychelles

Flooding and landslides have destroyed well over a hundred houses on the main island of Mahe.

State of Emergency declared in the Seychelles

Sport

Traore inspires Burkina Faso

Ten-man Burkina Faso end their long wait for an Africa Cup of Nations win putting four past a helpless Ethiopia.

Traore inspires Burkina Faso

Opinion

Tough Talk for America: A Guide to the Presidential Debates

There are five big things people are not going to hear about in the upcoming presidential debates, explains Kramer.

Mattea Kramer

by Mattea Kramer

Mattea Kramer

Politics

Zimbabwe court halts prime minister's wedding

Court prevents PM Morgan Tsvangirai from getting married, claiming he is still married to his ex-lover.

Zimbabwe court halts prime minister's wedding

Opinion

Washington puts its money on proxy war

The US has been training, advising and conducting joint exercises all over the world with "proxy war on its mind".

Nick Turse

by Nick Turse

Nick Turse

Politics

Madagascar leader to meet ousted predecessor

President Andry Rajoelina arrives in Seychelles to meet rival Marc Ravalomanana in bid to ease political crisis.

Politics

Madagascar army 'retakes' camp after mutiny

Two killed, including alleged head of rebellion, as army takes back control of military camp from mutinous soldiers.

Madagascar army 'retakes' camp after mutiny

Opinion

The decade of war to come

War, in the form of proxies, drones and special ops, has accelerated around the globe under the Obama administration.

Nick Turse

by Nick Turse

Nick Turse

Politics

Seychelles locking up convicted pirates

Indian Ocean nation shows willingness to prosecute and jail bandits on the high seas.

Kenya

Fighting pirates in paradise

Attacks at sea threaten tourism and fishing industries in the Seychelles, one of the few states to jail pirates.

Inside Story Americas

What is behind Obama's new Africa strategy?

As the US increases covert military operations across Africa, we ask if Washington can lecture Africans about democracy.

Politics

'US expanding spying network' in Africa

Unmarked planes with sensors being flown between secret air bases and bush strips for surveillance, says report.

'US expanding spying network' in Africa

Environment

Indian Ocean tsunami alert lifted

Indonesia, India and Thailand downgrade tsunami alert issued after 8.6-magnitude earthquake off the Sumatra coast.

Indian Ocean tsunami alert lifted

Environment

Indian Ocean on tsunami alert after quakes

Indian Ocean tsunami warning extended after strong aftershock off northern Indonesia's coast.

Indian Ocean on tsunami alert after quakes

Opinion

Obama turns super-hawk

Stealing George W Bush's playbook, Obama has decided to repackage himself as a tough guy in the war against terror.

Danny Schechter

by Danny Schechter

Danny Schechter