Somalia is taking its final steps toward a new president, but the election process proves to be anything but simple.
Somalis in Mogadishu are enjoying a rare peaceful Eid, even if life remains precarious for many in the capital.
One in three Somalis suffers from mental illness, according to the World Health Organisation.
A phone application addressing gender violence is proving a hit with thousands of South African teenagers.
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.