UN figures reveal deepening opioid crisis in Africa, with cocaine and opium production at records levels worldwide.
Tiny Eritrea is one of the world’s most reclusive nations, ruled since 1993 by President Isaias Afwerki.
There are suggestions that South Africa build walls instead of the problematic fencing at some of its troubled borders – to prevent illegal migrants and criminals from allegedly stealing cars in South.
The tear, which continues to grow, caused part of the Nairobi-Narok highway to collapse and was accompanied by seismic activity in the area.
Ethnic strife in nation’s northeast claims dozens of lives in 48 hours after flight of tens of thousands since December.
“Everyone in the community donates as much money as they can. We buy the materials and we build these [pit] toilets ourselves,” says community leader Nyoni Mazibuko.
At least five Congolese soldiers have been killed by the Rwandan army, the Congolese military says.
More than 8,000 people are on the verge of starvation in Mozambique after one region’s crops were largely destroyed, says a regional official.
Water is evaporating from the beautiful landscapes of Mozambique. There is too little to keep people alive, and the lack of it is forcing them from their homes, splitting up families and killing children.