The library doors have closed, the books are dusty and unread, and the children don't come anymore.
It took more than 20 months and seven failed deals and cease-fires for South Sudan’s fractious leaders to finally sign a peace agreement.
The Jeevanjee Gardens, a verdant pocket in the bustle of Nairobi, Kenya's capital, is loved by the citizenry, but not for tranquillity.
After the global uproar over the death of a Zimbabwean lion dubbed Cecil, the hunting industry had a response: By killing animals, trophy hunters are actually saving Africa's wildlife.
In the latest scandal to hit Nelson Mandela’s family, a grandson of the late South African president appeared in court Friday on charges of raping a 15-year-old girl.
The indignation – and jubilation - over the planned prison release of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius was just ramping up when an unusual Justice Ministry intervention cut it short Wednesday.
As he climbed into the plane he'd built in his tiny Nairobi backyard, even Gabriel Nderitu was doubtful that the ungainly machine, with a 450-pound car engine bolted onto the front and a 7-foot hand-carved wooden propeller, would get him airborne.
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir demanded more time to consider a proposed peace deal, apparently brushing aside a Monday deadline for leaders to make peace or face international sanctions.