Al Jazeera Blogs


It is hard to cover a drought when it rains.

And boy did it rain in Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou the night before we set out for The Sahel.

The flashlights of the hotel's night watchmen sliced through the darkness as they ran about the wind-whipped trees, checking everything was fastened down.

Last Modified: 15 Jun 2012 16:40

Prosecution and defence lawyers at the International Criminal Court have agreed on a March 2013 trial date for two of the four Kenyans accused of masterminding post-election violence in 2007.

Last Modified: 11 Jun 2012 23:02

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