Sudan government, rebels block vaccination drive
The Sudan government and a key rebel group are refusing to let UN workers vaccinate 160,000 children against polio in conflict-stricken states.
George Clooney wants you to drink this coffee
Can war-torn South Sudan rebuild its economy, bean by bean? Coffee industry insiders think so.
Survey: Africans say continent's macroeconomic growth isn't helping them
The Afrobarometer survey, focusing on the perceptions of Africans themselves, adds important nuance to the poverty debate.
Over 19,000 refugees flee conflict in eastern South Sudan: UN
Almost 12,000 have entered Ethiopia from South Sudan's Jonglei state, where the army is trying to put down a rebellion.
Sudan: Protests strengthen against 'killer' Bashir
Thousands call for the resignation of Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir.
New Sudan riots after 29 dead in 3 days
Thousands of people protested in the capital and in the country's north, calling for the downfall of the government.
Sudan sees third day of protests over economic reform
There have been at least six deaths since the riots started three days ago.
Sudan's president, wanted on genocide charges, says he will travel to UN
Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir is wanted by the International Criminal Court on charges of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes.
People waiting in lines for things (PHOTOS)
Lots of people are waiting in lines for iPhones today. Here are some other reasons to wait in lines.
How did 7,000 Sudanese disappear in 2011?
Commentary: Unanswered questions about the roles of UN agencies and the Sudanese government demand investigation.
Sudan flood victims hits 150,000 and rising
More than half the victims, 84,000, are in the area around the capital Khartoum.
Sudan ejects UNHCR staff from North Darfur
UNHCR has not had any explanation for the expulsion of its staff members.
South Sudan: What happens after a president 'nukes his entire cabinet'?
President Salva Kiir's decision to sack his entire cabinet has thrown the world’s newest nation into political turmoil.
Growing pains? South Sudan's president fires entire cabinet
In the 2-year-old nation's biggest political ruction thus far, South Sudanese President Salva Kiir fired his deputy and key figures behind his country's successful fight for independence.
Nigeria to pull peacekeepers from Mali, Darfur
Nigeria plans to withdraw many of its troops from international peacekeeping missions in Mali and Darfur, saying they're needed at home.
Should your next cup of Nespresso come from South Sudan? George Clooney thinks so.
Nespresso frontman George Clooney calls the company's plan to develop coffee plantations in South Sudan a "game-changing move."
Sudan President Bashir's trip to Nigeria sees outcry
Sudan President Bashir's appearance at a health summit in Nigeria has infuriated rights activists.
Elephant tusks: the new blood diamonds
African insurgencies are tapping into illegal ivory as a source of funds for their activities on the continent.
After boom years, some Chinese firms run into trouble in crisis-hit Sudan
Sudan has been scrambling to contain an economic crisis since it lost the bulk of its oil production when South Sudan seceded in 2011
South Sudan marks 2 years of independence
Two years after South Sudan gained its independence, its people wonder how they will confront the challenges of running a country without enough schools, hospitals or roads.
Africa's anti-gay attacks reach 'dangerous' levels
Amnesty International says 'homosexual acts' are being criminalized across the continent.
No Man’s Land: 3 territories that are still unclaimed
Get 'em while they're free and lawless.
On Location Video: On the front lines of Africa's hidden war
Conflict has raged in Sudan's Nuba Mountains for two years, affecting a million people. But you've probably never heard of it.
Back to school in Sudan's war-torn Nuba Mountains
Children are back to school in the war-torn Nuba Mountains. But frequent air raids send them running for cover.
World Refugee Day 2013: 'Needs of these people are overwhelming'
The world's refugee population is on the incline with a staggering 45.2 million people displaced from their homes.
A New York-born doctor is the only surgeon at this Nuba Mountain trauma center
An American surgeon helps run the only hospital in Sudan's war-wracked Nuba Mountains.
Hidden war: scores killed, displaced in Sudan's Nuba Mountains
Khartoum continues to refuse humanitarian access to the Nuba Mountains. The ongoing war is being conducted almost entirely of sight.
Sudan's hidden war in 15 Hipstamatic photos
A look at the isolated and ongoing conflict in the Nuba Mountains — through an iPhone.
The number of refugees worldwide is going up
The UN refugee agency reports the highest number of refugees since 1994, almost half of them children.
Analysis: Is The Hague racist?
The African Union claims the International Criminal Court is a racist institution hunting down Africans because of the color of their skin. But that’s not the end of the story.
Africa has greater potential than India: Stanchart
Banks around the world are attracted to the continent's rapidly growing economies.