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- Africa Monitor Democracy deficit: Is Zambia returning to dark old days?
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- Briefing Anti-gay laws are political boon across Africa
- Muslims in Central Africa Republic under attack. UN debates deployment.
Less noticed than President Museveni's anti-gay bill was a simultaneous anti-porn law that has resulted in women wearing modern garb being publicly stripped and shamed.
A neighbor who heard screams and ran to the Pistorius home testified today the famous runner told him at the scene he shot Reeva Steenkamp by mistake.
This time the gun shots that killed five were not the start of a coup, but a dispute over pay.
At $10 billion a year, illegal ivory buyers and sellers are known, and the practice undermines government authority and institutions. It isn't healthy for elephants and rhinos, either.
Nigeria's radical Boko Haram fighters have launched multiple killing sprees in past months -- blasting villages and often scaring off the Army in the northeast region. What gives?
The town of Bor has changed hands since a civil conflict flared in December. Government forces now occupy it, but civilians face agonizing choices.
A neighbor's testimony underscored the sensational nature of a murder case that has attracted global attention. Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius said the shooting was a 'tragic accident.'
A former Australian commando is using military tactics to curb poaching in Africa. Is that the right way to save the continent's vanishing animals?
Copper-rich Zambia is open for business, not exploitation.
Investors from South Korea to Brazil and from India to South Africa are the new kids on the African block. Nor have old investors like the US, UK, France and Australia pulled out.