Blaming clashes between Borana and Garre on Ethiopian side of Moyale as tribal disguises deeper political malaise.
A deteriorating health system is turning more people towards herbal medicine in Swaziland.
Mandela will be remembered for his work in trying to promote reconciliation and economic empowerment of black community.
Schools in South Africa's northern Limpopo province have been operating without textbooks all year.
A mass wedding ceremony for divorcees, widows and young unmarried girls aims to encourage marriage in northern Nigeria.
Tens of thousands have fled over the borders into neighbouring Rwanda and Uganda as rebels advance in Eastern Congo.
Two aging military instructors are all that remain of the thousands of soldiers who fled Rumangabo army base.
Just east of Tripoli, a state-of-the-art prison is being built, with facilities which would rival many hotels.
Rwanda's President Kagame says he's interested - but not interfering - in what goes in the DRC.
In Cape Town, South Africa, motorists caught talking or texting on their mobile phone will be fined R500 (about $70) and have their phon
It feels odd for a country to be so strictly ruled, but how else could Rwanda shake off its historical baggage?