How we should deal with 170m malnourished children?
South Africa's government acted unlawfully in failing to give the Dalai Lama a visa in time for a planned visit last year, a court rules.
Microfinance, which helps some of the poorest people generate their own incomes, has struggled to get established in the Middle East, but one country where it has taken hold is Tunisia.
Why Estelle spent her first 11 months detained in hospital
Egypt's constituent assembly is set to vote on a draft constitution days before judges may dissolve it, amid a power struggle with President Mursi.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon gives conditional backing for a one-year African Union mission against Islamist militants in Mali.
More than 200 people are wounded as protesters demanding jobs clash with security forces in the Tunisian town of Siliana.
Senegal striker Papiss Cisse scores his second goal of the season for Newcastle but they still lose 2-1 at Stoke.
The military commander of M23 rebels in eastern DR Congo says his troops will begin to withdraw from Goma and surrounding towns recently captured.
French-Algerian singer Kamelia tells BBC Africa why she finds singing in English liberating.
Burundi beat Tanzania 1-0 to reach the quarter-finals of the Cecafa Cup.
Zambia are in the running for Caf's national team of the year award, while the contenders in five other categories are also revealed.
Appeals courts across Egypt will halt work in protest at President Mohammed Mursi's recent decree giving himself new powers, which has sparked protests.
Does international justice do more harm than good in Africa?
West Brom are preparing for the absence of their African stars should they be picked to play in next year's Nations Cup.
Sierra Leone's main opposition says it will boycott parliament and local councils unless its concerns about the recent election are addressed.
Egyptian protesters set the stage for an extended battle with President Mursi, whose wide-ranging new powers they have defiantly rejected.
Egyptian protesters have vowed continued defiance against a decree granting President Mohammed Mursi wide-ranging new powers.
Republicans go on the attack as a US envoy tipped to replace Hillary Clinton admits releasing incorrect information after a raid on a consulate in Libya.
Nigerian artisans tell of seeing their livelihoods washed away