Although online banter between Kenyan authorities and al-Shabab fighters on Twitter has many observers laughing, it shows a new degree of sophistication from the rebel group.
Let's call it "Day One" of the Durban climate change talks. Ministers and heads of delegations are now engaged and they'll make decisions where their minions could not over the past week and a half.
Residents of Abidjan hope trial of former-president Laurent Gbagbo's at International Criminal Court will help move the country along the road to national reconciliation and end Africa's culture of impunity.
For successful polls, political actors will have to learn to respect will of the people at the ballot box, and put aside personal interests in their quest for power.
Walikale, a territory in the Congolese province of North Kivu, is considered to contain some of the biggest untapped reserves of mineral resources in world - yet many of its residents remain famished, tormented by the wealth of their surroundings.
At its best, the DR Congo town is a spectacular global village of humanitarian workers. At its worst, it is the last outpost of civilisation for opportunists seeking treasure.
The long journey from Nairobi to Goma via the Rwandan capital of Kigali to cover the upcoming elections in Democratic Republic of Congo is both arduous and adventurous.
Al Jazeera English returns to the streets of Somalia's capital five years after launching its news channel from the war-torn, famine-ridden country to find that the situation has not improved.
The fast dwindling numbers of lions in Africa has been attributed to conflict between man and beast, but a new conservation effort is making a difference.
Western hypocrisy, when it's applied to supporting or destroying dictators, is a powerful word.
War tore apart Liberia's luxury Ducor Hotel - then the Libyan government got ready to revamp it. But war has put an end to that project too.