# africa - Sunday 14 August, 2016
Yes lawnmower. Or paramotor to give it its proper title. Oisín Creagh’s peculiar journey should take about a month.
# africa - Friday 5 August, 2016
The ANC has even lost control of the municipality of Nelson Mandela Bay.
# africa - Friday 15 July, 2016
Those who fled the latest violence described a campaign of wanton destruction.
# africa - Sunday 10 July, 2016
The three are among 260 staff from Concern Worldwide in the country.
“The Imam and those that preside over the marriage ceremony would also be sent to jail. If you want to know whether what I am saying is true or not, try it tomorrow and see.”
# africa - Tuesday 14 June, 2016
"So many people died in the desert. We saw dead bodies, skeletons" - The horror stories of children seeking a new life
A new UNICEF report is highlighting the treacherous journeys of the world’s migrant and refugee children.
# africa - Tuesday 31 May, 2016
Oisín Creagh has been flying paramotors for the last ten years.
# africa - Saturday 30 April, 2016
An estimated $100m worth of illegal ivory is being torched.
# africa - Monday 18 April, 2016
A jeep in her motorcade hit the boy. She offered the boy’s family ‘profound condolences and our grief and heartbreak’.
# africa - Thursday 31 March, 2016
His family reportedly abandoned him because they thought he was a witch.
# africa - Thursday 24 March, 2016
Extreme forms of mutilation can lead to difficulties in menstruation, painful intercourse, incontinence and infertility.
# africa - Thursday 10 March, 2016
A coincidence reunited the girl with her biological family.
# africa - Saturday 6 February, 2016
There are over 140 million girls and woman across the world with cut genitals and this dangerous and painful practice continues today.
# africa - Friday 29 January, 2016
The mother of a 15-year-old boy who was shot in the head as he ran to take refuge has no idea where the boy’s body is.
# africa - Sunday 17 January, 2016
The couple have lived in Burkina Faso for over 40 years.
# africa - Friday 27 November, 2015
The figures from UNICEF show it to be the number two cause of death among teenagers worldwide.
# africa - Wednesday 18 November, 2015
Dr Emmanuel Edet engaged in charity work for children in the developing world, while keeping a Nigerian “house boy” trapped in his home.
# africa - Wednesday 4 November, 2015
The jobs will be created in the technology and business sectors.
# africa - Thursday 29 October, 2015
The African Union has accused South Sudanese forces of extreme violence since the country’s civil war began nearly two years ago.
# africa - Friday 16 October, 2015
A German national paid the equivalent of €53,000 for a permit to land the bull elephant.
# africa - Friday 9 October, 2015
Fota Wildlife Park is looking for your help.
# africa - Monday 28 September, 2015
The country’s interim government was restored earlier this week after a week-long coup.
# africa - Thursday 17 September, 2015
The explosion happened in the South Sudanese city of Maridi.
# africa - Thursday 10 September, 2015
The country is producing around 4,000 migrants every single month.
# africa - Monday 7 September, 2015
The elephant is said to have been startled as it had bad eyesight and only spotted the men at the last minute.
# africa - Saturday 29 August, 2015
Up to 40,000 young women dance before the king during the Reed
# africa - Sunday 23 August, 2015
Thousands of refugees are trying to escape.
# africa - Wednesday 19 August, 2015
Complications from unsafe abortions can lead to chronic disability.
# africa - Tuesday 18 August, 2015
A 1.85 million-year-old bone from the little finger of a human ancestor has been discovered.
# africa - Monday 17 August, 2015
The country banned lightening products earlier this year.
# africa - Tuesday 4 August, 2015
Could direct payments to those who need it most be the way forward?
# africa - Saturday 1 August, 2015
The web series stars five ambitious women settling back in their native Ghana after living abroad.
# africa - Saturday 25 July, 2015
Why not just Barack?
# africa - Wednesday 22 July, 2015
The president has visited Kenya before, but never as president.
# africa - Wednesday 1 July, 2015
At least three have died in conflicts.
# africa - Saturday 20 June, 2015
“If one of them falls, the others tap on the roof and I stop the van.”
# africa - Wednesday 10 June, 2015
# africa - Monday 25 May, 2015
The African Union’s ‘Agenda 2063’ sets out a vision for the continent’s development over the next half-century – but how will it be reached?
The country has been fighting since 2013.