Refugees on Mauritanian border with Mali are angry as they have yet to get IDs ahead of crucial elections.
West African nation gears up for election after a period of insecurity and French military intervention.
With all the attention given to AIDS, Malaria and TB in Africa, are we losing sight of other basic services?
Country's Islamist-led government caught in deep crisis of consensus, yet Morocco remains hailed as political 'model'.
Alarmed by the number of deaf students contracting HIV/AIDS, outreach programme moves to help those at risk.
Conferences of this kind, with their grandly-worded commitments, usually accomplish little.
A lawyer, who is representing about 270 miners - is trying to get the government to pay his legal fees.
For those of us reading about life and times of Mandela there is wealth of material at Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory.
The media covering the illness of Nelson Mandela were unjustly attacked by the government, the family and the public.
Obama landed in Pretoria ... but the crowds seemed more interested in his helicopter than the man himself.
People of Kogelo, the home of Obama's father, feel snubbed - but the decision is purely political.