Bell Pottinger was accused of exploiting racial divisions to deflect attention from a business family’s troubles.
David Cameron has started targeting the low-paid in a new benefits trial; this message could undermine his claim to be in favour of Britain’s "hardworking people".
The situation is murky, but it is certain that al-Shabab remains undefeated and is still a real threat, not just to Somalia, but to the region as a whole.
When Morocco withdrew from hosting the African Cup of Nations, citing Ebola fears, Equatorial Guinea stepped in. But at what cost?
The sister of a diabetic who died after having his benefits cut wept after hearing the minister say there is state support for vulnerable people.
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.