South Sudan's oil minister says they will continue to press for a new oil pipeline because they do not see a future in Sudan's oil infrastructure.
An increasing number of small mines are owned by Ghanaians on paper but controlled illegally by Chinese entrepreneurs.
As the sky begins to bruise, an indigo haze descends on Uganda's "mountains of the moon", and a solitary lioness limps through the savannah.
African governments should continue their development spending plans and draw down foreign exchange reserves to bolster their economies, said the IMF.
Congolese Tutsi rebel leader General Laurent Nkunda threatened war on Saturday unless DRC's government entered a new round of talks with him.
Civilians on both sides of the frontlines in eastern DRC are being killed, raped and abducted, human rights campaigners said on Monday.
Congolese rebel leader Laurent Nkunda said on Monday he would fight African peacekeepers if they backed government troops against him.
For Maasai tribesman Charles Kamami, Kenya's drive to boost its geothermal capacity spells environmental destruction.
It is tempting to romanticise the lifestyle of nomads in Kenya's north-east -- a land peppered with vast termite mounds which burst from rust-coloured soil like fingers pointing to the cloudless sky. For centuries, Muslim pastoralist tribes have roamed the semi-arid wastelands, in perpetual pursuit of pasture and water.