My Ethiopia

Muruts Beyene: Living in the Ethiopia-Eritrea Borderland

New peace between Ethiopia and Eritrea has created uncertain future for Irob community living along the border.

Africa

Egypt still at odds with Ethiopia over giant Nile dam

Cairo says Addis Ababa refuses to discuss proposals in talks over Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.

Egypt still at odds with Ethiopia over giant Nile dam

Boko Haram

Ex-Boko Haram fighters face their hardest battle: Reintegration

After living with Boko Haram, runaways, including wives and children, struggle for social acceptance in Nigeria.

Ex-Boko Haram fighters face their hardest battle: Reintegration

Tunisia

Law professor leads in Tunisia presidential election

With two-third votes in presidential race counted, conservative constitutional law professor Kais Saied takes the lead.

Tunisia election: Outsider in lead stuns after most votes counted

South Africa

South Africa offers 'profuse' apologies to Nigeria after attacks

Foreign workers in South Africa have become victims of anti-immigrant violence with at least 12 killed.

South Africa offers 'profuse' apologies to Nigeria after attacks

Africa

Johannesburg violence: Foreign workers targeted by jobless

Mobs have taken their frustrations out on the streets, often targeting businesses owned by other Africans as well as Asians.

Africa

Zimbabwe: Doctors protest against abduction of their union leader

They are in the same position as most Zimbabweans, struggling to survive soaring inflation and shortages of food and other essentials.

Africa

Meet Somalia's trailblazing female camel trader

Zamzam Yusuf, a grandmother of 29, is breaking barriers by entering the once men-only camel trading industry in Somalia.

Meet Somalia's trailblazing female camel trader

Middle East

Algeria to hold presidential election on December 12: Gov't

Interim President Abdelkader Bensalah made the announcement saying polls are the only solution to the country's crisis.

Algeria to hold presidential election on December 12: Gov't

Tunisia

Tunisia presidential vote: Outsiders claim lead in first round

Kais Said and Nabil Karoui say exit polls show they've made it to runoff, with preliminary results due on Tuesday.

Tunisia presidential vote: Outsiders claim lead in first round

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Dozens of people missing after boat sinks in DRC

Seventy-six people survived after the vessel went down but dozens are feared drowned in the Congo river.

Dozens of people missing after boat sinks in DRC

Tunisia

Tunisia: Polls close in vote marred by low turnout

No clear frontrunner in race involving 24 candidates vying for presidency with struggling economy a main focus.

Tunisians vote in unpredictable presidential contest

Africa

Kenya's Mau Forest: Indigenous and wildlife at risk

Both the indigenous Ogiek people and hundreds of species of wildlife are threatened by deforestation and drought.

Inside Story

What will end the protests in Algeria?

The army chief and ruling elite have been refusing the protesters' calls to step down.

Africa

West African leaders pledge $1bn to fight armed groups

The leaders made the pledge after a summit in Burkina Faso aimed at addressing rising insecurity in the Sahel.

West African leaders pledge $1bn to fight armed groups