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Why South African voters are angry
Widespread disaffection means that the majority of the newest generation of voters won't vote.
Two of 39 soldiers convicted of rape in historic DRC trial, all military officers acquitted of rape
A military court delivered the verdict in the country's largest rape trial ever on Monday afternoon, clearing all senior military officers of rape as a war crime in the 2012 events in Minova. Two soldiers were sentenced to life in prison.
South Sudan's rebel leader may face US sanctions if he doesn't agree to peace talks
Kerry flew to South Sudan on Friday, securing a commitment from President Salva Kiir to fly to Ethiopia for face-to-face talks with rival Machar. But Kerry failed to win a similar commitment from Machar.
Doctors Without Borders halts most work in Central African Republic after attack on its clinic
The organization blamed the mostly Muslim Seleka rebels for an attack that killed three of its staff in the northern town of Boguila on April 26.
Libya names businessman Ahmed Maiteeq as its new prime minister
Political analysts said Maiteeq would have difficulty in overcoming the political chaos racking the oil-producing nation.
An attack on a Libyan government building kills 8 security forces
Libya's central government is struggling to control armed groups, militias and brigades of former rebels who helped oust longtime leader Muammar Gaddafi in 2011 and refuse to disarm.
US warns that South Sudan's deadly conflict could descend into genocide
More than one million people have fled their homes and thousands of people have been killed since fighting erupted in December.
Iraq is among the countries where genocide is most likely to happen
These 9 countries are the world's most dangerous for minorities.
Everything you need to know about the kidnapping of 234 girls in Nigeria
The girls have been missing for weeks and the case is finally getting media attention. Here are all the facts you need to know.
Seeking justice for victims of rape in Minova, DRC (VIDEO)
The ongoing trial is the first of its kind for the Democratic Republic of the Congo. With 39 soldiers standing accused before the military court, it is the largest rape proceeding in the country’s history.
Gunmen storm Libyan parliament and stop lawmakers' vote on next prime minister
The government of the oil-producing North African state has been unable to control heavily-armed militias who helped oust Muammar Gaddafi in 2011.
Ethiopia charges 6 bloggers and 3 journalists with inciting violence
Critics say Ethiopia regularly uses security concerns as an excuse to stifle dissent and clamp down on media freedoms.
Rebels kill 22 people including Doctors Without Borders staff in Central African Republic
The weekend attack came as 1,300 Muslims left the capital Bangui on Sunday under heavy guard.
For Bangui's last Muslims, to stray outside the safe haven is to court death
In Central African Republic, those who were once friends now don't hesitate to shoot each other.
20 years since apartheid: What's changed in South Africa, and what hasn't
The country is better wired and better protected, but more unequal.
Train derailment in Democratic Republic of Congo kills 63 people
Fifty others were trapped inside the goods train after 12 of its carriages flipped off the track.
Madagascar’s human trafficking victims are showing up with missing organs
Here's what we learned about Madagascar's trafficking problem from Aaron Ross in the Nation.
Here's why the world's youngest nation is on the brink of collapse
The United Nations has warned that more than a million people are at risk of famine in South Sudan, with some five million needing aid.
UN: Rebels slaughtered 'hundreds' in ethnic massacres in the world's youngest nation
Fighters took to the radio urging rival groups to be forced from the town and for men to rape women from the opposition ethnic group.
On gay rights, South Africa offers a model for the rest of the continent
In Cape Town, gay bars abound. In other countries nearby, homosexual acts can get you tossed into prison.
Most of the world still thinks you need god to have morals
More than half the countries surveyed by Pew say a belief in god is essential to morality. What part of the world do your views line up with?
South Sudan deploys its army to guard a UN base after yesterday's deadly attack
Thursday's attack on the UN base at Bor was blamed on locals who were seeking to punish the Nuer community.
Gunmen pretending to be peaceful protesters attack UN base in South Sudan
UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said dozens of civilians were wounded, but the exact number of people killed or wounded had not yet been confirmed.
These are the 6 deadliest places in the world to be an environmentalist
Since 2002, nearly 450 environmental activists have died in Brazil alone.
A Belgian conservationist who protects mountain gorillas was shot in DR Congo
A colleague said he was attacked after filing a report into the actions of the British oil company SOCO International.
These adorable baby meerkats swarmed a photographer in Botswana
And the result are amazing.
The 7 inconsistencies the Pistorius prosecutor is focusing on (so far)
Gerrie Nel, famously known as 'the Pit Bull,' continues his epic cross examination.
More than half the women in these countries are married by the time they turn 18
Police said a child bride forced into marriage in Nigeria killed her groom by poisoning him. Unfortunately, child marriage is very common in the country.
A plan to revolutionize the Horn of Africa — starting with 5,000 animal skins
Stabilizing one of the most dangerous regions in the world from the ground up
UN Security Council approves 11,800 peacekeepers for Central African Republic
European troops are due to start deploying a long-promised 800-strong force by the end of this month.
France says it backs the evacuation of Muslims in Central African Republic 'as last resort'
The United Nations said on April 1 it was trying to evacuate 19,000 Muslims urgently from the capital Bangui and other parts of CAR.