The sentencing of Charles Taylor to 50 years in prison at a specially convened international court in The Hague in one sense closes a chapter on Sierra's Leone bloody war - a war that lasted 11 years and killed around 50,000 people.
A new radio telescope array is set to look into the furthest-known reaches of universe, as it was 13 billion years ago.
Multimillion-dollar structure is a little bubble of escapism in a place where the harsh reality of life is still inescapable for some South Africans.
A satirical painting of South African President Jacob Zuma exposing his genitals raises the ire of the ruling ANC.
Fighting between the new rebel group M23 and government forces have displaced thousands of people from North Kivu.
Positive polling atmosphere in birthplace of uprising against Muammar Gaddafi bodes well for Libya’s general elections expected in June.
When tensions rise, Libyans struggle to prevent the old ways from becoming their new ways.
As one of Lord's Resistance Army's most wanted commanders is captured, questions remain about the whereabouts of the elusive rebel chief Kony.
Necklacing, a brutal apartheid-era murder method, is making a comeback as some victims of social injustice take the law in their own hands.
Complaints about vagueness and complexities of election process and lack of public awareness, but hope still in participation of a million voters, tens of parties and thousands of candidates.
Despite being dead for months, the Brother-Leader remains the favoured target of graffiti rage.