AJ Impact

Zimbabwe's farmers lament: 'The taxes are just too much'

Despite food crisis, Zimbabwe fields lie fallow as farmers grapple with drought, hyperinflation and onerous taxes.

Zimbabwe's farmers lament: 'The taxes are just too much'

Middle East

Fifteen on trial for stealing Moroccan king's watches, jewellery

Alleged ringleader, who worked as cleaning woman at the palace, reportedly confessed to stealing 36 luxury watches.

Fifteen on trial for stealing Moroccan king's watches, jewellery

Africa

South Africa baby deaths: Parents say hospital hiding information

At least 10 babies have died in the same hospital in Tembisa township in Johannesburg in the past two months.

Africa

Ivory Coast demolitions: Shantytown near airport cleared

Tens of thousands of residents by Abidjan International Airport left homeless in government move to demolish houses.

Africa

Burkina Faso to recruit civilians in fight against armed groups

West African nation's parliament approves legislation allowing military to use civilian volunteers to fight rebels.

Burkina Faso to recruit civilians in fight against armed groups

Mali

Armed men kill six Malian soldiers

Troops come under fire from 'unidentified armed men' in Dioungani, in the country's volatile Mopti region.

Armed men kill six Malian soldiers

AJ Impact

Suspect found dead in Angolan case involving Isabel dos Santos

Angolan prosecutors are closing in on dos Santos, the billionaire daughter of the country's former president.

Suspect found dead in Angolan case involving Isabel dos Santos

South Africa

South Africa's stateless children: 'My mum disappeared'

In a shelter near the border, girls dream of futures that may be out of reach if they cannot secure documents.

South Africa's stateless children: 'My mum disappeared'

Rohingya

ICJ orders Myanmar to protect Rohingya

Top UN court finds 'irreparable damage' caused to Rohingya; orders Myanmar to take steps to prevent genocide.

ICJ orders Myanmar to protect Rohingya

AJ Impact

Top Malawi banker arrested in election bribery case

Thomson Mpinganjira is accused of attempting to bribe judges presiding over the presidential election vote-rigging case.

Top Malawi banker arrested in election bribery case

AJ Impact

Isabel dos Santos now a formal fraud suspect in Angola: Report

Angolan prosecutors allege billionaire mismanaged funds when she led Angola's state oil firm: Portuguese news agency

Isabel dos Santos now a formal fraud suspect in Angola: Report

AJ Impact

Anti-corruption alarm: Efforts are stagnating, warns watchdog

Anti-corruption watchdog Transparency International says political financing is susceptible to corporate interests.

Anti-corruption alarm: Efforts are stagnating, warns watchdog

Middle East

More than a dozen killed in attack in South Sudan border region

Dozens of others wounded, homes burned and children reportedly missing after attack on village in disputed Abyei region.

More than a dozen killed in attack in South Sudan border region

Interactive

Could mega-dams kill the mighty River Nile?

For Ethiopia, a new dam holds the promise of much-needed electricity; for Egypt, the fear of a devastating water crisis.

Could mega-dams kill the mighty River Nile?

Algeria

Algeria to host six African foreign ministers on Libya conflict

Meeting of ministers from Egypt, Tunisia, Sudan, Chad, Mali and Niger follows world leaders' summit on shoring up truce.

Algeria to host six African foreign ministers on Libya conflict