An approaching constitutional crisis has triggered deep political unrest in the Congo.
Labour’s unwillingness to completely break with the coalition’s benefit sanctions will hurt those with mental health issues the most.
Eugene de Kock, the former commander of the apartheid government’s infamous Vlakplaas unit, has been granted parole after serving 20 years of his two life sentences.
Boko Haram now controls more towns in Nigeria and an election is drawing near.
Visiting a job-shop in a Salford suburb, we learn why the government's current benefits sanctions need to be reformed.
South Africa’s ruling party appears to be forging ever-closer ties with the Chinese government.
Government records made public by the 30 year rule reveal Margaret Thatcher's diplomatic struggle with apartheid South Africa - arguing against sanctions, but in favour of the release of Nelson Mandela - during a year of bloodshed and dialogue for the region.
How many of the vast sea of poppies at the Tower represented the contribution of the South African forces who died in the campaign to take the German colony of what is today Namibia?
Impoverished Burkina Faso now has a military government, led by interim president Isaac Zida, who has promised a rapid handover to civilian rule but given no date for this transition.
The severe shortage of medical staff in African countries is not simply a result of failures in government planning. One major contributing factor is the high demand for trained health workers in rich countries.
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