Remaining insecurity in city of Gao calls into question the ability of the former colonial power to leave the country.
The two camps at the heart of the government crisis are making tactical moves to appeal to their core constituencies.
Villagers victims of tribal killings reflect on the possible reasons behind the attacks amid political turmoil.
In the absence of a strongman, will Tunisia's Islamist government and secular opposition find a detente?
Ruling party ANC wants to make teaching an "essential service", making it illegal for teachers to go on strike.
Friday Akpan, a fish farmer from Nigeria, had 47 fishponds devastated by Shell Nigeria.
In order to cover a disaster, journalists must first get to the scene - easier said than done.
Battle for popular support risks polarising the city in much the same way politicians have used tribes in the past.
Tuaregs and Arabs run from their own national army as French and Malian forces drive out rebels from country's north.
Kenya's CORD coalition has made some impressive promises, but many of them just don't add up.
Talks have broken down at African Union summit in Ethiopia on plans to solve crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo.