Africa

News and views from Africa

Botswana’s lake that came back to life

Only animals had not written off Lake Ngami, an inland lake in north-west Botswana famous for the birds that breed on its shores...

Top UK court rules on Iraqi deaths

Britain's Highest Court Rules on Case of 6 Iraqis Killed by British Troops

Malawi warns Western tobacco dealers

Malawi's president warns foreign tobacco merchants he will expell them if they continue to offer low prices...

Malawian pastors want Veep released

Malawian Vice President Cassim Chilumpha has won the sympathy of the clergy who are demanding his unconditional release from house arrest...

Madonna in Malawi for David reunion

The queen of pop returns to Malawi to meet her adopted son's father and check aid work she is involved in...

Sudan’s wandering population homebound

Africa’s largest country has been at war with itself for nearly a half century, but as peace returns so are its people…

Fresh cholera threat to Darfur refugees

As monitors warn of an impending crisis in Darfur after cholera arrives from the south, we visit the source of the virus in Sudan's jungle...

Monitor calls for further Zimbabwe isolation

The International Crisis Group (ICG) has requested international sanctions on Zimbabwe are tightened until improvements are made to the country's stability...

African naval chiefs discuss piracy

Nigeria’s President Olusegun Obasanjo has called on naval forces in Africa to tackle pirates troubling waterways around the continent...

Activists denied food in Zimbabwe prisons

Zimbabwean student leaders are being denied food in police cells, further proving President Mugabe’s administration is not prepared to stop violating human rights there...

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