The UN is set to lay the groundwork for an armed intervention in Northern Mali.
A case against the Anglo-Dutch owned oil giant Shell to a Dutch court marks a historic turning point.
Country free from colonial rule and many live in relative peace but freedom for the opposition remains a distant dream.
Commission struggles to find out the truth behind the deadly shootings at Lonmin's Marikana mine.
With easy access and heroin costing just $2 for a hit, the islands' struggle against drug abuse has a long way to go.
Ultra-conservative fighters are likely to remain a dangerous force in the region for months and perhaps years to come.
Despite the extra days of negotiations, Juba and Khartoum only come to partial agreements.
Muslim group and an opposition party want the islands of Zanzibar to split from mainland Tanzania.
Abduction and death of the man who found Muammar Gaddafi underscores deep rift with ex-leader loyalists in Bani Walid.
Jacob Zuma drags Julius Malema to court much as his one-time opponent did to the current president in 2007.
After a three-week-long strike, teachers got a pay rise, but students have little time to catch up ahead of exams.