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.
Whoever can get their name out to the most people stands a good chance of being in the top two.
Thousands of people in Luxor rely on incomes generated in the tourism industry, but the tourists have vanished.
Footage seen a month after the deadly mall siege suggests al-Shabab achieved a lot more than what it had aimed for.
Sudanese president, in his first official reaction to protests, criticises demonstrations against fuel subsidy cut.
Once associated with wealth, the shopping complex has become, for many residents in Kenya's capital, a symbol of misery.
People are patiently waiting for results from the first democratic parliamentary elections since its independence.
There is a growing view from Nairobi that al-Shabab’s Westgate Mall attack was an act of desperation