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.
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.