As Boko Haram kills dozens, the Nigerian government appears unable to rein in the Islamist group
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
The worsening conflict in South Sudan could become a 'fully-fledged war' if no action is taken, says UN
Singer will spend Christmas in palace with president who 'could face a war crimes trial' for aiding rebels
Deaths come as France and the UN begin disarming rebel militia after fierce fighting
He achieved a miracle, leading a diverse nation from the brink of war. What now, asks Michele Alexander
Thabo Mbeki attacks UK’s 'interventionist' foreign policy in Africa and Middle East
First charges brought in relation to the four-day Kenyan shopping centre siege that left 67 dead
A street vendor in Kabul sells balloons to a group of Afghan children. Although the economy in Afghanistan has shown some signs of improvement since the fall of the Taliban in 2001, low wages and unemployment remain challenges for the government.
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