Global leaders attended the ceremony to formally adopt Tunisia's new Constitution as international lenders released funds to the now stable country.
Clashes in Egypt have led to the death of 49 people during rival rallies on the third anniversary of the 2011 revolt that toppled Hosni Mubarak.
The country has been seen as a model for democracy in the region but many Tunisians are growing impatient for change.
Arab interior ministers have been advised to confront the spread of extremism through social media networks with their own cyber know-how.
Dictatorships have been brought down in North Africa, but struggles for power have left a vacuum that has allowed the rise of an extremist movement.
Egypt's opposition coalition will not join a national dialogue called by President Mohamed Morsi because the proposal was not genuine, say members.
Cosatu's demonstration blocks Gauteng's highways, Egyptians take to the streets again and the royal family make a big announcement.
Egypt's President Mohammed Morsi has pardoned those charged or convicted of acts "in support of the revolution" since the beginning of the uprising.
Oil-rich Saudi Arabia has distributed $3.7-billion in aid to countries touched by the Arab Spring, most of it to Egypt and Jordan.
Tunisia's justice ministry has sacked 81 magistrates over suspicions of graft and their links to ousted president Zine el Abidine Ben Ali's regime.
While the last 18 months have been marked by popular risings across Africa, Jean-Jacques Cornish reminds us that this isn't all that new.
Ali Khousrof -- judo fighter -- has been training for the London Olympics, even though he was shot in the abdomen during Yemen's Arab Spring uprising.
A key theme for this year's World Press Freedom Day will be how to preserve and deepen the free speech gains symbolised by the Arab Spring.
International monitors say conflicts, including the uprisings in the Arab world, last year forced 3.5-million people to flee within their country.
Egypt's activists have returned to the scene of deadly clashes in Cairo, determined to keep their revolution alive, armed with paint brushes.
North African writers Bahaa Taher and Ibrahim al-Koni describe the alienation of the Western gaze
Despite an often fawning portrayal in the Western media, they were the Lady Macbeths.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has pledged that Washington would help Tunisia rebuild its economy and democracy as it struggles with reforms.
Egypt's first presidential election since President Hosni Mubarak was overthrown last year will be held in the first week of June.
Widely acknowledged as the greatest living Arab poet, the Syrian-born Adonis is a fiercely independent thinker.