Opinion

Berlin 1884: Remembering the conference that divided Africa

135 years ago today, European leaders sat around a horseshoe-shaped table to set the rules for Africa's colonisation.

Patrick Gathara

by Patrick Gathara

Patrick Gathara

Africa

Care for Ebola victims: Survivors help sick in DR Congo

We look at how Ebola survivors are helping other patients.

Africa

Guinea demonstrations: More violence in anti-government protests

Opposition groups say security forces fired live rounds in Guinea in ongoing protests against President Alpha Conde.

Reporter's Notebook

At Ebola ground zero in DR Congo, new vaccine and hope

More than 2,000 people have died since the outbreak of the disease, but better treatment and a new vaccine give residents hope.

Kenya

Nairobi summit explores progress on issues affecting women

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta opened summit by pledging to end female genital mutilation by 2022.

Nairobi summit explores progress on issues affecting women

Namibia

Fish company CEO 'steps aside' following Al Jazeera Investigation

Thorsteinn Mar Baldvinsson, CEO of Iceland's fishing conglomerate Samherji, was suspended pending a bribery probe.

Fish company CEO 'steps aside' following Al Jazeera Investigation

AJ Impact

Two years after coup, Zimbabweans still long for economic change

As the country grapples with another economic crisis, some wonder what has changed since Mugabe was ousted from power.

Two years after coup, Zimbabweans still long for economic change

AJ Impact

South African Airways cancels flights as workers go on strike

Union members said they were protesting the airline's plan to cut hundreds of jobs and its refusal to increase salaries.

South African Airways cancels flights as workers go on strike

Africa

Ebola in DRC: New vaccine to be tested on 500,000 Congolese

DRC health officials roll out new vaccine to fight Ebola in the east. But some scientists say it has not been fully tested.

Namibia

Two Namibian ministers resign following Al Jazeera investigation

Bernhard Esau and Sacky Shanghala are accused of receiving bribes in return for preferential access to fishing grounds.

Two Namibian ministers resign following Al Jazeera investigation

AJ IMPACT

China-backed consortium wins $14bn Guinea iron ore deal

Investors in the relatively little-known SMB-Winning consortium include Chinese aluminium producer Shandong Weiqiao.

China-backed consortium wins $14bn Guinea iron ore deal

Malawi

Female rangers in Malawi: 'Only the strongest survive'

In Malawi 11 percent of rangers across the country are women, but efforts are under way to increase gender diversity.

Female rangers in Malawi: 'Only the strongest survive'

Africa

Zimbabwe drought: Hundreds of animals die in national park

Park officials say they plan to move some to areas where there is still food and water but that could take weeks.

NewsFeed

Nigeria's teen filmmakers'

Nigerian teenagers producing short sci-fi movies using a smartphone and other everyday items.

AJ Impact

Can the new Zimbabwean dollar relieve a chronic cash crunch?

On Tuesday, the long-awaited, next-generation Zimbabwean dollar finally hit the streets.

Can the new Zimbabwean dollar relieve a chronic cash crunch?