Special Report

Meet Zambia's sole woman presidential contender

By MICHAEL CHAWE in Lusaka | Friday, July 22   2016 at  18:42

In 2001, then Zambia’s governing Movement for Multi-party Democracy (MMD) suffered a setback when senior members bolted to create the Forum for Democracy and Development (FDD).

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Motorcycles now fastest rising cause of death on Kenyan roads

By ANNIE NJANJA | Monday, July 18   2016 at  16:57

Between January and July 12, 2016 alone, 295 people were reported dead in motorbike accidents

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South Sudan struggles to avert 'catastrophe'

By PETER MARTELL | Monday, July 18   2016 at  09:37

The country's peace agreement is in tatters following factional fights

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Son of Africa behind the Portuguese triumph

By BBC | Tuesday, July 12   2016 at  16:11

Scorer of the all-important goal born in Guinea-Bissau and grew up in a care home

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South Sudan: peace on paper, conflict on the ground

By AFP | Friday, July 8   2016 at  19:30

Country chases elusive freedom five years later

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