South Africa has granted Zimbabwe's first lady diplomatic immunity, according to a notice published in the Government Gazette. Mugabe was accused of assaulting a model she found with her sons in a Johannesburg hotel.
Strict laws, high taxes: Africa's governments are looking more closely at foreign mining companies. In future, more locals will benefit from the extraction of raw materials. But the strategies are controversial.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Nigeria after more than three months in London for medical treatment. His absence has caused tension and uncertainty at home.
Floods and mudslides that left more than 400 people are believed to have been man made. and could have ben avoided, according to a leading environmentalist.
Foreign logging companies have allegedly destroyed a vast area of rainforest in Cameroon. One result is that Baka children are losing out on schooling.
Rwanda's President Kagame inaugurated++ Sierra Leone death toll reaches 400++recalling police brutality in Mathere Kenya
The ICC has ruled that a Malian jihadist be fined $3.2 million for the destruction of Timbuktu shrines. International Bar Association executive director, Mark Ellis, told DW he welcomed the court’s landmark ruling.
The central African nation has been struggling economically since a 2014 drop in oil prices.
Defeated Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga said Wednesday he has decided to take his claims that the presidential election was rigged to the Supreme Court, after previously refusing to do so.
Opposition leader Raila Odinga has announced he will contest the election results in court. For many Kenyans, the decision to take the judicial path rather than protest on the streets comes as a relief, says Sella Oneko.
In Africa, investigative journalists often work in environments that seem by default, designed to shut them down. But one man in Kenya defies the odds. He constantly reveals cases of bribery, murder and smuggling in one of the most corrupt countries of the world.
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In 2016 more than 12,000 Gambians crossed the Mediterranean to get to Europe. In Bambali village there are hardly any young men left – almost all have left for Europe.
Could Africa be harboring the next Einstein? Lesbians in Pakistan are being silenced, often with tragic results.
Spain terror attacks dozens killed and hundreds injured+++Is the honeymoon over for the new French President?
Botswana's rhinos are on the brink of extinction. An initiative is working to bring them back.
Radio crime stories for Africa's youth
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