To withstand more-intense droughts herders in Tanzania cut the size of their herds and cross-breed for resilience and resistance to disease.
International Criminal Court prosecutor Ocampo is asking the UN for authority to investigate the death Libyan leader Qaddafi as a war crime.
Pauline Nyiramasuhuko, the first woman convicted of genocide by an international court, was sentenced to life in prison for her role in the 1994 Rwandan massacre.
A study on internet use in Kenya and elsewhere on the continent reveals growing technological savviness and the need for businesses to focus more on marketing themselves online.
A roundup of this week's news from Africa's Great Lakes region: Rwanda offers shares in its only brewery, Burundi sends 850 more soldiers to Somalia, and Ben Affleck talks about Congo.
Syria Mwanza, Zambia's champion barista, hopes to win accolades for his signature drink, which includes red chiles, ginger, cinnamon, and chocolate.
On the tenth anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1325, guest blogger Jina Moore analyzes its impact in Africa and says that while concrete progress is minimal, it has changed the conversation.
After 38 years in the bush of Tanzania, former Black Panther leader Pete O'Neal has shed his belligerent revolutionary fervor and today spends his time working with disadvantaged African children.