A newly passed Ugandan law imposes lifetime prison sentences on homosexuals and hefty jail terms for gay rights activists. A legitimated political decision? Or an opportunist strategy by the powers that be?
A northern Ugandan man has spent the last nine years looking for his sister. Strange though it may sound, his only hope is that she was taken by Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army.
By Gladys Oroma, Gulu
Although traffic at the DRC, Zambia border post of Kasumbalesa has returned to normal following the death of two truckers at the beginning of 2014, many say they fear for their lives.
By Eprahim Nsingo, Lusaka
For 47-year-old terminally ill Artwell Mandava from Mwenezi district in Zimbabwe’s Masvingo Province, reaching the nearest clinic in his area has become impossible, rendered so by two flooded rivers lying between his village and acces
If South Africa's governance continues on its current path, the country faces a "Bafana Bafana" scenario in which it remains a "perennial underachiever, always playing in the second league", says a local think tank.
The EU has suspended targeted sanctions against eight ZANU PF officials but kept the restrictive measures on President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace.
By Mthulisi Mathuthu, as published by partners SW Radio Africa
Two thousand prisoners are expected to have walked to freedom by the end of this week, following an amnesty order by President Robert Mugabe.
By Mthulisi Mathuthu, as published by our partner SW Radio Africa