It might be moving slowly but it is easy to forget that the BRICS grouping is but five years old.
Khartoum and Juba have recently started shifting course and implementing a long-delayed peace agreement.
Somalian military is under-equipped due to sanctions, a major burden in its fight against al-Shabab.
There are a plethora of unanswered questions over why the former general would have chosen to hand himself in.
The conflict between rebels and government, after the last round of fighting, appears to be drawing to a close.
Thousands of passengers with few options other than flying are left stranded as three domestic airlines fail at once.
On the streets of Harare you would not think people are going to vote on a document that will shape Zimbabwe's future.
Civil society activists and supporters of defeated candidate say discrepancies in official vote tallies must be probed.
A group of young Zimbabweans are testing the limits of freedom of expression with a new brand of political comedy.
Bodies of young men last seen alive at the home of Nelson Mandela's estranged wife exhumed.
A system that allows people to use phones instead of cash while shopping is gaining currency.