Iraqi refugees flee Syria
Thousands of Iraqi refugees returning from Syria will face huge challenges reintegrating in Iraq.
Syria anticipates hungry winter
This summer some fields in the fertile al Ghab plain are lying fallow.
Livestock disease hits DRC
Goat farmers in DRC are counting their losses after an outbreak of a deadly livestock disease.
Awareness for diabetes in Madagascar
Madagascan Diabetes Association have sent health experts to provinces to raise awareness for diabetes.
Hard road to reconciliation
Supporters of ousted president Laurent Gbagbo are believed to have been detained.
Somalis return to Mogadishu
Thousands of people who fled insecurity and fighting in Mogadishu have returned to the city.
Pool Region moves on from war
Some former rebels from the Pool Region of Congo are running for Parliament in the July elections.
'Husbands are a threat'
Post-conflict Côte d'Ivoire, Liberia and Sierra Leone women seem to suffer cruelty with “shocking frequency”.
No more amnesty certificates for rebels
The Ugandan government pulled the plug on controversial legislation granting amnesty to armed groups.
Madagascar: A decaying health sector
The health sector in Madagascar has been in a state of decline since 2009.
'Banana Aids' threatens social fabric
More than half of mountainous South Kivu in the DRC is infected by ‘banana AIDS’
Small grains are tough sell
Small grains are being promoted as a crop better equipped to handle adverse weather conditions.
IMF team leaves Swaziland
An IMF team left Swaziland saying it did not support the government's financial reform programme.
Nigeria school attendance down after attacks
So far this year 14 schools have been burnt down in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State, northern...
Online learning inspires refugees
Sanky Kabeya, a refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), has spent half of his 24 years in...
Greater food insecurity forecast
Food insecurity in the eastern Horn of Africa is expected to worsen as a result of less rain than...
Eye on the oceans
After years of neglect, there is a growing focus on the health of the oceans, which helps sustain life on...
Activists call for emergency Global Fund meeting
Swazi and South African HIV activists marched to the United States consulate in Johannesburg last week...