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It's been another bad year for Somalis in the continent's biggest and most dynamic economy. Here's why.
The new technology may be perfect for the continent's economic development path.
The multibillion-dollar development in a Johannesburg suburb would also provide a base for Chinese companies looking to expand into Africa, the Hong Kong-based firm said.
Climate change is rendering life impossible for these tiny, charismatic primates.
Drought and a surge in supply costs have rural Zimbabweans competing for food.
A dangerous cocktail of heroin and anti-HIV drugs lets some of South Africa's poorest get high for just $3 a hit.
Senior correspondent for South Africa, Erin Conway-Smith, on why she loves Johannesburg.
The country is an African economic powerhouse. For now.
Madagascar has fallen into an economic 'abyss.' Will a new president put the country back on track?
For the fourth time in five years, the world's most valuable prize given to an individual has no winner.
The threats to quit the Rome Statute, the treaty that formed The Hague-based court, may yet prove to be bluster and bluff.
As foreign interest in Africa’s emerging middle class continues to grow, a more diverse range of companies are seeking a toehold on the continent.
The Afrobarometer survey, focusing on the perceptions of Africans themselves, adds important nuance to the poverty debate.
Samantha Lewthwaite, the widow of one of the men who carried out the 2005 London attacks, was already wanted in Kenya for her alleged role in a terror plot.
Swaziland's king declares the country a 'monarchical democracy,' but it's a rebranding of the old system.
The police shootings near the town of Marikana in 2012 were the most deadly police action in the 18 years since apartheid ended.
Actor Idris Elba goes 'extra mile' to play Mandela role, even spending a night in the activist's former jail cell.
Broadcasters and newspapers with ties to the government are touting the idea of 'sunshine journalism.'
City power workers walk off the job, while Mandela remains in critical condition.
What next for potential US military action in Syria, escalating tensions on the eastern Congo-Rwanda border, and kittens gone rogue in Brooklyn.