Nigerians have placed their faith in a former dictator to crack down on graft and Boko Haram.
The R6.5-billion "lifestyle resort" near Diepsloot has created 11 800 jobs, but some call it a new form of apartheid.
Greenpeace's Kumi Naidoo has expressed “sadness, hurt and deep disappointment” that government may have been spying on him.
Since other islamic terrorist groups are on the rise, al-Shabab struggles in the public relations department.
South Africa’s government scrambled on Tuesday to deal with the fallout of the worst intelligence leak in its two-decade democratic history.
Conservationists are angry over reports that wild animals including elephants are to be slaughtered and served at Robert Mugabe's 91st birthday party.
Although leaders of the reconciliation era accept South Africa's last white president, younger politicians are not as forgiving.
The beloved character is being used to ease tensions between Britain and Zimbabwe.
A group of civil society volunteers has spent months collecting and verifying names of the victims to give the tragedy a human face.
Michele Dunne, a former US diplomat and a senior analyst at a think-tank, was detained on arrival in Cairo and deported the next day.