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Hindus around the world observed the festival of Diwali on October 26 with prayer, celebrations -- and the day's trademark fireworks, sweets and fine clothing. The festival marks the victory of good over evil.
The Ethiopian government’s systematic repression of independent media has created a bleak landscape for free expression ahead of their May elections.
From the return of the Gupta controversy, to the 1990s hit-making group, we talk headlines – including riots in Soweto.
Bill and Melinda Gates believe poor people's live will change rapidly in the near future. M&G's Health reporter Amy Green speaks to Bill Gates.
Married, uneducated and pregnant: These are the standards by which women in President Jacob Zuma’s world should be judged. Beyoncé begs to differ.
Highlights of the M&G's Google Hangout on how Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram became the force it is today and Nigeria’s failure to stop it.
Anti-apartheid activist, communist, journalist, prisoner, academic, mother and victim of assassination: Ruth First indeed led an extraordinary life.