Sovereign bonds in sub-Saharan countries bring a false sense of alternative funding and huge debt
The Panama Papers have thrown fresh light on the massive scam involving the Democratic Republic of Congo's mining concessions.
In the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) this season, El Niño affects 550 000 people, bringing hunger and hardship.
More UN troops in the DRC are accused of abusing those they were meant to protect - and face paternity claims from their alleged victims.
The president's office has kept mum on allegations that Khulubuse Zuma stashed away money in the British Virgin Islands in 2010.
The judgement is the first to recognise sexual violence as a weapon of war, as well as the highest profile leader.
Indicators are that the government does not intend sticking to constitutional deadlines, and is instead pursuing a strategy of delaying elections.
The leader of rebel group M23 has warned that the peace deal signed two years ago could fail because of the state's lack of commitment.
In the shadow of some tall bushes, 70-year-old Bakazi Ndazimo was raped by two soldiers while neighbours quietly closed their curtains.
After evading justice for nine years, DRC rebel commander Bosco Ntaganda is facing the ICC on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity.
DRC, the continent's beautiful and precarious heart, sits once again upon a ticking bomb.
The AU's long-term goal of peace and prosperity will be a pipe dream unless it tackles gender issues.
Quietly and in incremental steps an energy megaproject is taking shape in one of Africa's least-developed countries, the Democratic Republic of Congo.
During the xenophobic attacks in Durban, Amuri Djuma's shop was looted and 80% of his goods was stolen. He still hopes to rebuild his life in SA.
Racism and the financial meltdown kept a Congolese master chef down and out in Belgium. Back at home, he has finally won the stardom he fought for.
Fifteen of the 20 men suspected of attempting to overthrow DRC President Joseph Kabila two years ago say they were caught up in a money-making scam.
Fifteen Congolese men, accused of plotting to overthrow Congo's president and undergoing military training at a Limpopo farm, have been released.
Japanese researchers have developed a new test for Ebola, which they say is quicker and cheaper than the current method used.