Power vacuum as Ethiopia's Meles Zenawi dies at 57

One-Minute Read Tue 21 Aug, AT 16:19

Instability feared in Horn of Africa after death of PM who held power for 21 years

Ebola outbreak in Uganda: is it likely to spread?

Briefing Mon 30 Jul, AT 13:18

WHO takes action after 14 people die in western Uganda, and there are fears Ebola has spread to the capital

Tunisian Salafis riot over  insect artwork that spells 'Allah'

Tunisian Salafis riot over insect artwork that spells 'Allah'

One-Minute Read Thu 14 Jun, AT 13:42

Spring of Arts exhibition prompts violent protests from Islamists

Stelios EasyJet

Sir Stelios's Fastjet to bring low-cost flights to Africa

One-Minute Read Wed 13 Jun, AT 16:17

EasyJet breathes a sigh of relief as former chairman leaves European market to bring budget airline to Africa

Charles Taylor given 50 years in British jail for war crimes

One-Minute Read Wed 30 May, AT 13:13

Ex-Liberian president is convicted by the International Criminal Court of offences including murder and rape

Robert Mugabe

Is Robert Mugabe really the UN ambassador for tourism?

Media Watch Wed 30 May, AT 08:50

Outraged headlines galore - but president of Zimbabwe does not, actually, have a UN role

Jacob Zuma - penis painting

Jacob Zuma wins either way in penis painting court case

First Post Thu 24 May, AT 16:11

Is the South African government's fury over Brett Murray's painting of Zuma's genitalia all it seems?

Jacob Zuma - penis painting

Jacob Zuma penis painting defaced by vandals

One-Minute Read Tue 22 May, AT 15:21

Portrait that has bitterly divided South Africa for portraying president's genitals is smeared with paint

Bob Geldof

Bob Geldof slams reporter who 'lectured' him on tax morals

One-Minute Read Wed 16 May, AT 11:49

Fund-raiser suggests his 'time' is a tax payment and asks hack how many irrigation ditches her salary has dug

William Hague

Why Britain's aid efforts could be a victim of Somalia's Spring

Point of View Wed 2 May, AT 07:49

'The economy without a state' wants to talk to investors - not be patronised by Kenya-based aid workers