Africa

Plans to contain Ebola ramped up

Hospitals have been quarantined and borders closed as West Africa attempts to contain the outbreak of the deadly virus.

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Zimbabwe's unemployment crisis

Unemployment in Zimbabwe is on the rise as businesses close or downsize. In Harare alone, 711 companies shut down in 24 months.

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Exclusive footage: Swazi media arrests

Watch a secret recording of the Nation editor Bhekithemba Makhubu and human rights lawyer Thulani Maseko after their arrest last month.

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UN fears genocide in the CAR

As conditions continue to deteriorate in the Central African Republic, the United Nations says genocide looms in the country.

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Child marriage in Malawi: The reality

Due to cultural pressure and poverty, half the women in Malawi are married before their 18th birthday – some as young as 10 years old.

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Kenya's e-waste soldiers of ill fortune

Most of Kenya's fastest growing manufacturing waste is not from there. Containing precious metals and lethal toxins, is e-waste worth the risk?

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