A charred plane at the Tripoli aeroport

Libya cut off as Tripoli airport comes under rocket attack

One-Minute Read Tue 15 Jul, AT 10:57

Government considers asking for international help as 90% of planes destroyed in latest attack

Previous escapees from Boko Haram

Boko Haram: kidnapped women stage 'bold' escape

One-Minute Read Mon 7 Jul, AT 10:49

More than 60 Nigerian kidnap victims flee their captors during a Boko Haram attack

Meriam Ibrahim, sentenced to death for apostasy

Meriam Ibrahim freed by Sudanese court

One-Minute Read Tue 24 Jun, AT 08:38

Death sentence for apostasy overturned as Meriam Ibrahim is given her freedom

Former Egyptian army chief, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi

Abdul Fattah al-Sisi: who is Egypt's new president?

Briefing Thu 29 May, AT 09:31

Everything you need to know about the former military chief turned politician Abdul Fattah al-Sisi

Is Oscar Pistorius anxious or just angry? An analyst's view

Wed 14 May, AT 09:25 Coline Covington

This 'prince of the physical world' does not easily fit the description of an anxiety-ridden GAD sufferer

South Africa votes in 'crucial' test for ANC

Briefing Wed 7 May, AT 09:39

Will the ANC continue to dominate the Rainbow Nation’s politics – and what difference will Mandela’s death make?

Egypt's ex-army chief and leading presidential candidate, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi

Muslim Brotherhood will be 'finished', says Sisi

One-Minute Read Tue 6 May, AT 15:33

Leading presidential candidate says Muslim Brotherhood will have no place in Egypt

Glitz, guns and Pistorius: what haunts white South African men

Tue 6 May, AT 08:20 The Conversation

The country's brittle, edgy atmosphere has its roots in apartheid, argues Marlene van Niekerk

Nigerian soldiers patrol in the north of Borno

Boko Haram schoolgirl kidnap: rescue 'extremely difficult'

One-Minute Read Wed 16 Apr, AT 13:16

Nigerian troops said to be 'scared' of entering areas in north-east under control by Islamist militants

Oscar Pistorius trial: five best people to follow on Twitter

One-Minute Read Mon 14 Apr, AT 13:29

Twitter is awash with Oscar Pistorius news. Here's who to follow for the best news and analysis

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