Child soldiers in South Sudan

South Sudan: government and rebels 'recruiting child soldiers'

One-Minute Read Mon 16 Feb, AT 14:29

Human Rights Watch accuses both sides in South Sudan's conflict of arming young children – often by force

Burned cars at the scene of the clashes between football fans and the police in Cairo

Egypt: many dead after clashes between police and football fans

One-Minute Read Mon 9 Feb, AT 13:19

Football league matches have been suspended indefinitely following the violence at a Cairo stadium

Robert Mugabe

Robert Mugabe takes a tumble, or does he? – video

Video Thu 5 Feb, AT 12:56

'Even Jesus would have tripped', said Mugabe's information minister, who denied the fall even happened

A doctor holds a syringe containing an Ebola vaccine

Ebola vaccine: first large-scale trial begins in West Africa

One-Minute Read Mon 2 Feb, AT 09:28

Liberia has received the first batch, but experts warn it may be difficult to establish its efficacy

Eugene De Kock

Eugene de Kock: why is 'Prime Evil' being released from jail?

Profile Fri 30 Jan, AT 15:01

The parole of South Africa's death squad commander Eugene de Kock is dividing a nation

Abdul Fattah al-Sisi

Sinai attacks: Islamist militants kill 26 in Egyptian peninsula

One-Minute Read Fri 30 Jan, AT 11:49

Group which pledged allegiance to Islamic State carried out simultaneous attacks on military targets

Ebola blood sample

Ebola virus mutation may be more contagious

One-Minute Read Thu 29 Jan, AT 11:29

New Ebola mutation may infect patients without making them ill, making transmission more likely

Concentration of Boko Haram attacks on Nigerian towns and villages

Boko Haram: satellite images reveal extent of massacre

One-Minute Read Thu 15 Jan, AT 13:19

Before and after images show devastation of 'catastrophic proportions' and one town almost wiped off the map

Nurse puts on protective medical gear

Ebola virus: number of new cases on the decline in Africa

Summary Thu 15 Jan, AT 12:36

Number of new cases of Ebola at its lowest levels in months, but people are still dying