Ballet is grace and perfection, but it's also twisted ankles and stinky flats. We meet two young male ballet dancers whose passion for performance led them all the way to the State Ballet School of Berlin.
Amid racial turmoil in the US, classical ballet is celebrating a rarity: The American Ballet Theatre has named the first female black principal dancer in its 75-year history.
Amnesty International has called on Cameroon to immediately release 84 children who have been held for months without charge, after the teachers at their Quranic schools were accused of running terrorist training camps.
A young Liberian man has died from Ebola, several weeks after the country had been declared Ebola-free. The process of finding and isolating contacts has begun and the government says there is no need to panic.
The city of Kano in northern Nigeria is widely regarded as backward and underdeveloped. A group of young people are actively working to change this, despite terror attacks by Boko Haram and political violence.