All the news from Africa fit to print.
Here's what World Cup teams would look like if immigrants weren't allowed to play
Europe is resounding with cries of 'immigrants, go home!' Here's what would happen to the World Cup if they did.
Kenya's case study in homegrown terrorism
Alarmed by the rise in attacks, the government is concentrating on immigrants from neighboring Somalia. But what if the threat comes from Kenyans, instead?
Central African Republic bans texting to restore 'security in the country'
Central African Republic has been gripped by ethnic and religious violence since northern Seleka rebels seized power in the mainly Christian nation in 2013.
A famous Ghanaian medicine man says he caused Cristiano Ronaldo's leg injury
Nana Kwaku Bonsam is doing everything in his power to keep the Portuguese superstar out of the World Cup.
Renegade Libyan general Khalifa Haftar survives assassination attempt
Libya has been plagued by political infighting since the ousting of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011.
'Bring Back Our Girls' campaign wants to challenge a ban on marches in Nigeria's capital
March organizers said their protests over the last 34 days had been peaceful and they could not understand the ban, as police had previously said they were within the law.
Medics say at least 20 people were killed and dozens wounded in Benghazi clashes
Libya is in protracted turmoil three years after the NATO-backed war that ousted Muammar Gaddafi, with Islamist, anti-Islamist, regional and political factions locked in conflict.
Nigeria: Going to work knowing that your government can't protect you
Boko Haram's series of bombings further south have shattered what small sense of security these city-dwellers once felt.
Peter Mutharika is sworn in as Malawi's new president after disputed election
The 74-year-old law professor takes the leadership of Malawi facing treason charges for attempting to conceal his brother's death in office two years ago.
These 6 countries are among the worst in the world for workers
In Cambodia, workers demanding better pay have been killed or imprisoned.
#YesAllWomen isn't just an American thing
It's everywhere and has been for a long time.
Will Nigeria's girls be recovered before they have been hopelessly brainwashed?
With each day, fears grow that, even in the event of a rescue, the schoolgirls will never be the same.
Inside the fight for Somalia's future
Training the army that will either stabilize the country, or fail it.
These photos show a plague of locusts devouring Madagascar
A locust can consume its body weight — about 2 grams — in a day. Multiply that by billions and you have some idea of the scale of the problem.
Al Shabaab targets Somalia's parliament, killing at least 8
A huge car bomb went off outside parliament in Mogadishu shortly before midday, followed by a string of smaller blasts.
Despite #BringBackOurGirls, Boko Haram attacks are escalating
With the spotlight trained on the abducted schoolgirls, towns near to the one where they were captured are being slaughtered — and no one seems to care.
Australia is apparently raising a generation of overweight couch potatoes
The sports-loving nation scored a D- on an international physical activity report card.
A lesson from Nigeria's president: How not to handle a crisis
Goodluck Jonathan has yet even to visit the village of Chibok.
France delays Sahel counter-insurgency plan after deadly clashes in Mali
A French military source said no new date had been set for the broader West African deployment, originally scheduled to be completed by the end of May.
Saudi Arabia closes its embassy in Libya over security concerns
Heavily armed gunmen, claiming loyalty to a renegade army general, stormed Libya's parliament on Sunday.
Chad and France are really not helping the Central African Republic right now
And Sudan might only be making the situation worse.
Sorrowful mysteries: Secret abortions kill thousands of Nigerian women each year (VIDEO)
In Nigeria, abortion is legal only when the life of a mother is endangered. But at least 760,000 procedures happen every year despite opposition from Muslims and Christians.
13 startling facts from Amnesty's report on torture around the world
The word is rarely used in an official capacity, but Amnesty International says torture is used by authorities all over the world.
These are the 11 trends that are changing your world right now
In search of a grand theory of everything.
Chad closes its border with strife-torn Central African Republic
Fighters are regularly accused of crossing into Chadian territory, but armed groups from Chad are also accused of crossing the other way to stir up trouble in CAR.
On Location Video: Libya has become a deadly door to Europe
Lawlessness makes it the most popular point of departure for the dangerous crossing to Europe.
10 stories from Somalia, in photos: From drones to espresso
What our correspondent saw when he checked in on a campaign against Al Shabaab.
Another victory for South Africa's ANC, but this time, a hint of weakness
Twenty years after the end of apartheid, Mandela's party is starting to give ground to the opposition.
UN accuses government and rebels in South Sudan of committing crimes against humanity
Several Security Council members on Friday called for the situation in South Sudan to be referred to the International Criminal Court.
China ups its game in Africa
The language in Prime Minister Li Keqiang's official visit this week seems explicitly designed to address prior criticisms of Chinese strategy on the continent.
What would make someone want to return to Somalia? This
The Kenyan government's latest shoot-itself-in-the-foot crackdown on Somali immigrants has convinced many to return on their own.