After a six-month trial, Oscar Pistorius is cleared of murder but convicted of culpable homicide
Briton who survived Ebola plans to continue working in Sierra Leone and urges Cameron to take action
Refugees from Sudan and Eritrea were pressured to move on, Human Rights Watch says
Two years after 34 people died at the British-owned Marikana mine, an inquiry seems no closer to the truth
A year after 1,000 people died in Cairo's Rab'a Square, investigators says mass killings went 'according to plan'
Trade topped the agenda and human rights were off the table as Barack Obama met with presidents, kings and dictators
Government considers asking for international help as 90% of planes destroyed in latest attack
Death sentence for apostasy overturned as Meriam Ibrahim is given her freedom
Everything you need to know about the former military chief turned politician Abdul Fattah al-Sisi
This 'prince of the physical world' does not easily fit the description of an anxiety-ridden GAD sufferer
Will the ANC continue to dominate the Rainbow Nation’s politics – and what difference will Mandela’s death make?
Leading presidential candidate says Muslim Brotherhood will have no place in Egypt
The country's brittle, edgy atmosphere has its roots in apartheid, argues Marlene van Niekerk
Nigerian troops said to be 'scared' of entering areas in north-east under control by Islamist militants
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At least 30 people, many of them civilians, died in clashes between Christian and Muslim militias this week
Ruling is the largest death sentence in Egypt's modern history; army accused of 'new dictarorship'
Celebrations expected to cost £600,000 as millions of Zimbabweans go hungry
Mandela's will splits his estate between family, schools, staff and the ANC
Welcomed as 'critical first step' to peace, but critics warn of 'unpredictable' future