Africa

News and views from Africa

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...

South Africa under pressure over Mugabe

South Africa's national labour body is heaping pressure on its government to request the resignation of neighbouring Zimbabwe leader Robert Mugabe...

Kenya corruption charges rattle relations

A former Kenyan anti-corruption czar responsible for distributing a tape that implicates his government in corruption is facing allegations he was a spy for Britain.

Kenya corruption charges rattle international relations

A former Kenyan anti-corruption czar responsible for distributing a tape that implicates his government in corruption is facing allegations he was a spy for Britain.

More African countries on US aid freeze list

Kenya is set to be the fourth African country to lose military aid from the United States following its refusal to sign an Immunity Agreement…

Kenya murder case sparks Massai outrage

Murder charges against a British aristocrat and prominent Kenyan farmer have been dropped by prosecutors, sparking public outrage…

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