The opposition say the country's long-serving ruler is trying to become an "absolute king"
Houphouet-Boigny was a gossip; Mugabe America's friend; the Italians bought suits for Mozambique rebels; and how Ethiopia's Emperor lost his throne
The family's lawyer said "Call of Duty" represented Savimbi as a "big halfwit who wants to kill everybody"
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
The dissident sect of the Seventh Day Adventist Church predicts the end of the world in 2015 and encourages its followers to live in seclusion.