After a three-week-long strike, teachers got a pay rise, but students have little time to catch up ahead of exams.
The young men who fought Gaddafi's forces are now a source of instability in the new Libya, acting with total impunity.
One of the few places in Mogadishu where people can forget daily stresses of life is targeted by suicide bombers
Government needs to balance situation by keeping a lid on protests without losing the support of protesters.
New president's big task is to provide basic amenities to its people, while engaging with al-Shabab militia.
Striking miners in Marikana wanted to hold a solidarity march to tell police to stop "brutalising" them.
Questions being asked as to how a security breach of this kind could have happened.
Fear is in the air as striking miners brace themselves up for the police to return after a day of renewed clashes.
Service delivery protests calling for better living conditions become increasingly common as the poor grow frustrated.
After protesters close down schools, burn buildings and threaten teachers, secret facilities are only learning locale.
First peaceful political transition in decades raises the possibility that the country just might have turned a corner.