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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.
No decision yet on Western military action in Syria, a report claims that Kim Jong-un's rumored ex-girlfriend was executed, and in a less than shocking revelation, Toronto's mayor admits to having smoked a lot of pot.
Western intervention looms in Syria, Baghdad hit by bombings, and bells ring for the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech.
Russia and China issue warnings as the US and its allies make a case for military action in Syria, Yosemite fire threatens San Francisco's water supply, and how a Vancouver woman stole her bicycle back.
A team of UN inspectors tours the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria, the high-profile trial of China's Bo Xilai draws to a close, and a lawsuit by disgruntled "Trump University" alumni.
South Africa’s government was absent from a memorial service held for 34 miners killed by police last year.
Alexandra, where Mandela once lived, is one of many impoverished black townships in South Africa ravaged by unemployment and drugs.
Nigeria is the most populous African country, and its biggest oil producer, but struggles with crumbling, outdated infrastructure especially in its overcrowded big cities.
The bizarre dispute has focused on family graves, but at its core is the question of who will succeed the iconic Mandela as head of the family.
Police have confirmed that a case was opened Tuesday against Mandla Mandela, who family members say moved the remains of his father and Nelson Mandela’s two other deceased children without seeking permission.
Obama’s tour of Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania comes just three months after Chinese President Xi Jinping made a splash by visiting Africa on his first overseas trip. Unlike China’s leaders, the US president has been slow to arrive and choosy in his countries
It remains to be seen how far an American-style town hall meeting will get the US president.
Though he didn't visit Nelson Mandela in the hospital, US President Barack Obama paid tribute to the anti-apartheid icon today.