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The withdrawal of South Sudanese forces after their brief takeover of the oil town of Heiglig in Sudan's Southern Kordofan State has not brought peace or the two sides any closer together.

Last Modified: 26 Apr 2012 19:37

A few trips to a military base on the outskirts of the capital, revealed a lot to me about the ethnic and political divide in the west African country of Mali.

The base is the headquarters of a mid ranking officer who paraded on the national stage in a daring and unprecedented way.

Last Modified: 13 Apr 2012 07:38

Haru Mutasa speaks to people from the two Congolese ethnic groups, the Hema and the Lendu - who drew swords during the country's bloody past - to get a better understanding of Thomas Lubanga, who has been guilty at the ICC in The Hague.

Last Modified: 15 Mar 2012 02:52

A deep love for football doesn't always run smooth, but every so often it's hard not to fall head over heels for the beautiful game all over again.

Last Modified: 8 Feb 2012 19:30