The scale of brutality might be novel to post-Apartheid South Africa, but the deadly story is not altogether new.
I've spent enough time at the mine in Marikana by now to understand exactly how unclear the situation is in many ways.
Rare sense of hope surrounds new dialogue between African rivals, while economic situation for both states is dire.
Attention is on platinum strike despite violent protests else where that have left many children unable to go to school.
The strategic city of Douentza was attacked one week by Tuareg separatists, and captured by an Islamic group the next.
The confusing turn of events following the mining 'massacre' raises serious questions about South Africa's leadership.
The rich world's hand-me-downs offer many Nigerians the chance to dress smartly in designer wear while not paying a lot.
Summit looks to harness continent’s resources; rights groups say it condones actions of Equatorial Guinea's government.
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.