Gold has taken on new importance in Sudan since its oil-rich southern region became an independent country in 2011.
Nadia Taha is a producer at Sudan Radio Service in Kenya. She spoke with the Enough Project's Laura Heaton about the dangers and rewards of reporting on the humanitarian crisis in her home country.
Through its Cities of Migration project, the Maytree Foundation hopes to provide not just inspiration but a set of tools that any city government can use to build a strong, diverse community.
Last week, when the West and UN were intervening in a host of problems in Africa, much of the world focused on Oscar Pistorius, the Olympic hero charged with murdering his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp. Africa needs a better media spotlight.
The International Criminal Court ruled that Uhuru Kenyatta was one of those 'most responsible' for Kenya's 2007 post-election violence. But that won't stop him from running for president.
As North Korea threatens the US, South Korea, and world peace with hints of a third nuclear test, what about its threat to its own people? It has one of the worst human rights records in the world. The UN must open a 'commission of inquiry' into crimes against humanity.