As the country struggles through disastrous violence, some Central Africans doubt their leaders can unify the country.
Interpreting conflict as merely ethnic is not only superficial but also dangerous if it drives policy and peace deals.
The deaths of French soldiers during CAR intervention makes President Francois Holland face tough questions.
Although not perfect, Mandela's struggle has afforded opportunities for poor coloured communities like Atlantis.
As Kenya celebrates 50 years of independence, has the country has live up to the promises of its founding father?
Those who fought against British colonisers feel ignored by governments which refused to acknowledge their sacrifices.
Tens of thousands braved the rain to attend the memorial in Johannesburg, but many of the speeches felt rehearsed.
Booing greets South African president, and sign language interpreter decried as "fake".
As a nation buries her favourite son, it is now up to the new generation to carry the country forward.
Mandela urged both black and white South Africans to think of themselves as citizens. But are people ready for that?
As the world prepares to say final goodbye to Nelson Mandela, South Africans reflect.