It's been almost 70 years since French commanding officers turned their guns on their own soldiers - black Africans.
The African Media Forum concluded this week in the Ethiopian capital amid dwindling press freedoms on the continent.
Central African Republic risks spiraling into genocide, as international community dithers on action.
In southern Nigeria, citizens allege oil companies are influencing investigations of spills to avoid responsibility.
The story of how and why armed men decided to shoot into a hut on October 26 is murky, but a mass killing did occur.
Tensions are growing ahead of local elections but the outside world doesn't appear to be interested.
In a symbolic referendum, 99.9 percent of voters in the disputed region of Abyei favour joining South Sudan over Sudan.
Azawad's rebels feel compelled to fight for independence and right the historical wrong of French colonialism.
Political turmoil has led to economic hardships, putting women and children at risk of exploitation.
People on edge and extremely nervous after former rebel group launches attacks across southern African nation.
Political upheaval and swarms of attacking insects proved a disastrous combination. But hope may now be in sight.