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- A mysterious disappearance sends shudders through Timbuktu
- Kenyan official seeks ally in UN to drop criminal charges against new president
- Why is Africa's healthcare so far behind the rest of the world?
- In fight against insurgents, Nigerian Army cracks down on civilians
- A 'novel' idea for spreading literature in Africa: The cellphone
- UK axes aid to South Africa, says it's time for partnership of equals
- Donors pledge cash to Somalia to rein in terrorist threat
- Nigerian militant attack highlights Army's weaknesses
- Meet the floating plant that has Lake Victoria's economy in a chokehold
- Are South Africans 'backward'? Zambia's white VP says so.
Gold has taken on new importance in Sudan since its oil-rich southern region became an independent country in 2011.
The men were found with enough RDX explosives to bring down a building, and more could be hidden. They scoped-out British and Israeli embassies, and a synagogue.
With its cultural and linguistic ties to Africa, Brazil may have key advantages over fellow BRIC China.
Before elections in March, salaries for politicians in the East African nation were agreed to be pruned as a matter of national contrition. That didn't last long.
The pan-African Great Green Wall project aims to build a literal wall of trees to stop the Sahara Desert's southward creep. But is the idea too good to be true?
Maasai women in Tanzania are trying to sustain weeks of protest against a government plan to appropriate a large swath of traditional grazing pasture to a Dubai big-game hunting firm.
High-tech, unarmed drones in Central and West African states can track guerrillas and swing the intelligence battle; UN chief Ban Ki-moon favors the idea.
A UN 'intervention brigade' will enter the country this summer to fight Congolese rebels. But the countries sending troops have a political agenda as well.
Resolution 2100 has French troops replaced by blue helmets and at least half the UN force will be from Africa. Al Qaeda-linked militants are still fighting in Mali's northern mountains.
As Ghana's economy booms, its consumers no longer want used appliances shipped in from the West. Now that 'e-waste' is filling dumps and causing environmental woes.