Kenya's government knows it needs to downsize the public service, slash salaries and tame corruption to save itself.
Children playing in Bangui monastery is a rare sight of joy as hundreds of thousands have been displaced by fighting.
A third of the Central African Republic refugees in Boyabo are aged between 18 and 30, and they are "dangerously" idle.
Thousands of Christians and Muslims shelter in camps after feeling violence in one of the world's poorest countries.
Barbaric actions are almost daily in the capital despite the presence of thousands of peacekeepers.
Gadgets are becoming as ubiquitous as AK-47s among leaders of armed group in Somalia.
The fabric of the community is torn in parts of Bangui, with Muslims and Christians divided by the conflict in CAR.
As violence continues, the people of South Sudan say the boys are needed for protection.
But bad roads and ongoing violence makes it hard for aid workers to reach people in remote areas in Katanga province.
Will the trial of a Congolese warlord make a difference to a terrorised population?
Protesters take to Nairobi streets to send message to Egyptian government: 'You silence one of us, you silence us all.'