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Al Shabaab rebels pushed further away from capital of Mogadishu.
African troops fight to push back Islamist rebels but huge camp of displaced Somalis is in the way.
Rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda 'The Terminator' defects from army and recruits child soldiers: report.
What are the links between Al Qaeda in the Arab Peninsula and Somalia's Al Shabaab?
TEDx holds conference in Somalia's war-torn capital which would have been impossible a year ago.
Al Amriki, an American fighting with Somalia's Al Shabaab, tells of his upbringing in Alabama.
'Terminator' is forcing new child soldiers into his militia in eastern Congo, reports Human Rights Watch.
Kenya's urban sprawl is crowding out habitat for Africa’s king of the jungle.
New Africa Progress Panel hails continent's progress but says more work is needed.
Khartoum regime confronted by new rebel gains in Darfur, fighting in Nuba, Blue Nile and student protests.
Civilians caught between Sudan bombings and rebel fighters are going hungry and children are dying.
As Khartoum bombs civilians and cuts relief routes, residents huddle starving in caves.
General Abdulaziz Adam Al-Hilu says his rebels are fighting for regime change and democracy in Sudan.
The Yida camp is growing quickly as Khartoum bombs Nuban civilians, and deploys hunger as a weapon. Meanwhile, the international community shrugs.
But Sudan’s air power means Nuba Mountains will continue to be pounded.
Deep in South Kordofan, GlobalPost visits the unified opposition’s military commander, who vows to install “liberal values.”
Despite South Sudan’s withdrawal, tensions remain high along the disputed boundary.
In the shade of a mango tree, the south's VP proclaims 'There is no ceasefire.'
South Sudan withdraws troops from Heglig after bombardment by Sudan. Will peace last?
South Sudan announces it will give up control of Heglig oilfields on troubled border with Sudan.