Bad land laws, rules on water, and need to keep cities happy and fat while hurting the farming countryside, have led nations down a dangerous road.
As Cuba returns to the fold, 15 things about Havana in Africa, plus how Congo broke Che Guevara's heart
Cuba was once a crucial external player in the liberation of southern Africa; at one point its Africa missions were spread over 17 countries
Ethiopia's remarkable turnaround: 30 years after famine, village now hosts visitors to show off food security
Up to 1 million likely died. Hyenas scavenged for forgotten human remains. However, today farmers harvest not one but three crops a year.
Burkina Faso's Blaise Compaore is in Morocco, as back new leader promises to look into the killing of Sankara.