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Electricity prices in Nigeria have gone up today. Derision and disbelief sums up the reaction of many people here. For decades, the country has had a chronic shortage of electricity.

The country generates between 4,000-5,000 megawatts of power, for its population of 150 million people.

Last Modified: 1 Jun 2012 18:19

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.

Last Modified: 24 May 2012 22:00

As one of Lord's Resistance Army's most wanted commanders is captured, questions remain about the whereabouts of the elusive rebel chief Kony.

Last Modified: 14 May 2012 07:33

Necklacing, a brutal apartheid-era murder method, is making a comeback as some victims of social injustice take the law in their own hands.

Last Modified: 13 May 2012 14:16