Armed nomadic herdsmen are now posing a deadlier threat to Nigerians than any terrorist group.
To mark the International Day of the Girl, Justine Greening writes on how female genital mutilation can ended for good.
Thanks to Tunisia, it is no longer possible to argue that the Middle East and North Africa are inherently undemocratic or prone to violence.
In a new wave of repression under the Sisi regime, Egyptians are being forcibly disappeared.
Amid declining numbers of storytellers, veteran performer Ahmed Ezzarghani's ambition is to rescue Morocco's thousand-year-old tradition of storytelling from the era of technology.
On Wednesday the South African public will take to the streets, in spite of efforts to silence anti-corruption activists.
David Cameron will fund the resettlement of refugees with a raid on the Dfid budget. He's well within the rules - but should he?
Climate change, as much as Isis, is driving Europe's migrant crisis, says Barry Gardiner.
We mustn't forget the lessons of the Second World War in the face of today's refugee crisis, says Molly Scott Cato.
Change is coming to Africa, and the old attitudes are changing, says Jonathan Cooper.
Suppose you lived in a black township outside an unprepossessing little dorp like Vosloorus, east of Johannesburg. Would you really worry about lions and elephants when a life-and-death struggle was going on in the streets of your own town?
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