The World Economic Forum Africa summit merely reinforced extractive-industry and high-tech myths
In October, the Islamic State group claimed responsibility for bombing a Russian airliner in the Sinai, killing all 224 people on board
A court this month sentenced a policeman to life in prison for shooting dead a taxi driver over a fare dispute.
It's been chaotic, but Libyans don't regret as they celebrate 5 years since revolution ousted Gaddafi
We love this revolution and we love this freedom! We were slaves to Gaddafi's regime for 42 years...but a revolution can't succeed overnight
‘There is definitely an overreaction to the plane crash, and it is devastating.’
January 25 marks 2011 revolt that ousted Hosni Mubarak, but activists say a counterrevolution has happened, while tired Egyptians see no options.
What happened to Tunisia's Ben Ali, the president who lived lavishly only to fade into obscurity in exile?
After months of protests against his 23-year rule, Ben Ali fled Tunisia in January 2011 with his second wife, Leila Trabelsi, and his two children.
As veteran leader ‘missing’ amid claims of a palace coup, Algeria’s leaders offer to give up some powers—including third term
Plan meant to avoid ‘anarchy’ as Abdelaziz Bouteflika's absence from public stokes major concerns, and crucial oil revenue tanks
In the past made bread so cheap that some people fed it to livestock. Then grain - and therefore bread - prices shot up and you had the Arab Spring.
Nigerian artist Uche Okpa-Iroha pasted himself into scenes from the 1972 movie for "The Plantation Boy", a photo exhibition causing a stir in Mali.
“When you pay tax, you’re paying rent, and when you pay rent, the landlord doesn’t kick you out” - Randgold’s CEO.
Egyptian Pound worst performer in the Middle East behind Algeria’s Dinar. In Angola the kwanza has been devalued twice this year.
Shops, cafes and restaurants overflow onto the pavement, cars park in space intended for pedestrians, and garbage piles up,
Gas shortages have become more pronounced in the country since the 2011 Arab Spring.
Ethiopia, Nigeria say today's children will be richer than their parents, Kenya and Tanzania not so sure
In many countries, the young are more optimistic than the old - perhaps because the parents did not end up as successful as they had hoped to be.
When it comes to democracy, perhaps Tunisia should now be teaching Turkey.
A picture taken from the Rafah border of the southern Gaza Strip with Egypt shows an Egyptian armored vehicle patroling the area on July 2, 2015
Egypt destroys Mubarak party Hq, symbol of old regime, but repression lives on with 1,400 killed and 40,000 detained
"Despite his flaws, we could negotiate with Mubarak," says a professor. Today, Egypt is in an even more repressive chapter under Sisi, say activists.
The North African country's parliament has been shut for three years, leaving almost all power concentrated in the former general.