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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

The vuvuzela might do it for many football fanatics. But as he prepares to travel to Gabon for the Africa Cup of Nations, Robin Adams isn't looking forward to his ears getting another workout.

Last Modified: 24 Jan 2012 17:08

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