The hunt for water is a daily ritual of necessity in the Somali Region of Ethiopia. Exacerbated by climate change, on the brink of an emergency, the quest becomes more urgent.
Kenya’s Supreme Court upheld the election of Uhuru Kenyatta as the country’s next president, March 30. The loser accepted the verdict, marking the end of a tense election [...]
Protests by the unemployed in southern Algeria are raising unrest in the country’s sensitive oil regions, and attracting the attention of al-Qaida.
Plague of locusts have swarmed over much of Madagascar. The locust plague now threatens much of the country’s rice crops, a staple of the Madagascar, where 80 percent lives on [...]
An investment made by Swedish energy company Vattenfall in 2010, and suddenly withdrawn in 2012, has hit plantation owners hard in the post-conflict, West African country of [...]
Fairy circles mystery solved: A Florida researcher claims to have solved the mystery of the “fairy circles” that dot a desert in southwestern Africa.
Mandela in hospital: South African anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela, 94, is in hospital with a recurring lung infection.
Pistorius bail restrictions: Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius wants to continue running in competitions to earn money, but bail restrictions are getting in the way, say his lawyers.
Ousted Central African Republic President Francois Bozize fled the country after rebels overran the capital.
Angelina Jolie Congo: Actress Angelina Jolie was in the eastern Congo on Monday to meet with women and girls amid rampant sexual violence.