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.'
Civic groups still raise questions about Malawi president's role in massive financial theft.
Muslims accuse French disarmament policy of leaving them defenceless against Christian militia.
As brutal sectarian violence escalates people are gathering in 'religiously cleansed' neighbourhoods
Despite suffering violence and loss, those hat manage to get out of South Sudan are the lucky ones.
As the country struggles through disastrous violence, some Central Africans doubt their leaders can unify the country.
Interpreting conflict as merely ethnic is not only superficial but also dangerous if it drives policy and peace deals.