They might have been driven out of Somalia's second city, but Islamist militant group al-Shebab have a plan B. Nastasya Tay reports.
In new President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud's in-tray: a war, a government bereft of functioning institutions or a budget, and a looming food crisis.
The country is gearing up for its elections amid allegations of corruption and intimidation.
The country will never be able to prevail unless the war ends. Nastasya Tay reports.
Painted signs, even of a policeman on a busy road, attest to growing trade and returning exiles in Somalia.
This election is a crucial turning point that could 'seal the deal' or see Somalia slide back into chaos.
Zambia's hardwood forests are falling prey to poor villagers who are chopping down trees and surviving off the proceeds from selling charcoal.
Two presidential candidates face prosecution and ethnic lines have divided the country, writes Nastasya Tay.
Portuguese immigrants flock to Mozambique, but most of them remain only briefly.
Malawians overwhelmingly re-elected their president two years ago. Now Bingu wa Mutharika's forces are blamed for killing at least 19 demonstrators.