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It's not looking good: Gay people can now get life sentences.
Guess how many elephants are killed each day in Africa.
A very personal view from Nairobi, where Greste's colleagues protested outside the Egyptian embassy on Tuesday.
A botched assassination attempt, piles of cash in a car trunk and an embarrassment for the World Bank — film rights, anyone?
The grass is always greener, especially in Kenya.
Elsewhere on the continent, homosexual acts are punishable by imprisonment.
South Sudan is the US's foreign-policy godchild. Now, the country is descending into civil war, and the American pleas for peace are being ignored.
Explainer: There's been a key development in crumbling CAR. GlobalPost's senior correspondent in Africa decodes the past, present and future of a very big problem.
GlobalPost's senior correspondent in East Africa decodes what you need to know about Africa's biggest problem of the moment.
The turmoil and possible resumption of civil war is worrying regional governments that fear spreading instability.
Lake Turkana is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A new hydroelectric dam threatens to destroy it.
Nelson Mandela was an example to us all … but these African leaders just didn’t listen.
It's too little, too late for the country's capital city as heavy gun battles break out just hours before a scheduled vote at the UN Security Council.
Analysis: Boko Haram is back. So much for that 6-month army offensive aimed at destroying the group.
News analysis: Can the world stop the Central African Republic's bloody implosion?
Here are some of the most patronizing campaigns aimed at helping a very large and diverse continent. Fortunately, some Africans are starting to turn the tables.
Hundreds of thousands of Somalis may soon be leaving Kenya. Yes, human rights activists are worried.
They seem to think so.