Wed Jul 9, 2014 11:43AM
The Mauritanian government says it wishes to modernize and transform its society, but the question is ‘why hasn't it yet managed to rid itself of the practice of slavery?’
Wed Jul 2, 2014 10:24AM
A global summit was held in London last month, aiming to end sexual violence in conflict zones.
Wed Jun 25, 2014 10:19AM
Virunga, Africa’s oldest national park and one of the world’s great heritage sites, has been adversely affected by the activities of Western oil companies.
Wed Jun 18, 2014 10:39AM
The European Union (EU) has increased its calls to resume economic relations with Zimbabwe.
Wed Jun 11, 2014 9:30AM
Despite two decades of stability and self-reliance, Somaliland says its 3.5 million people are still being denied their freedom.
Wed Jun 4, 2014 10:32AM
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has declared a “total war” against Takfiri Boko Haram militants, but many are sceptical about his resolve in solving the Boko Haram issue.
Wed May 28, 2014 9:41AM
Does the UN Security Council’s decision to lift sanctions against the Cote d’Ivoire’s diamond industry benefit the people of the West African country?
Tue May 20, 2014 7:42PM
An Amnesty International advisor says only 10 percent of South Sudanese have access to UN bases.
Wed May 7, 2014 2:2PM
Kenya continues to struggle with escalating social and religious tensions.
Wed Apr 30, 2014 9:52AM
“Cashgate” scandal is taking a great toll on Malawi as the country struggles to pay its bills.
Wed Apr 23, 2014 9:30AM
Ghana is at the crossroads over committing itself fully to an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the European Union.
Wed Apr 16, 2014 10:33AM
Ethiopia's anti-terror law which was adopted in 2009 continues to suppress press freedom in Ethiopia.
Wed Apr 9, 2014 10:6AM
British government is providing financial aid to human rights abusers in Ethiopia through its financial aid budget.
Wed Apr 2, 2014 9:55AM
A record number of South Africans register to vote in the upcoming general election in their country.
Wed Mar 26, 2014 10:24AM
Ban Ki-moon says Sierra Leone is a success story in post-conflict recovery.
Wed Mar 19, 2014 11:23AM
The ongoing violence against the Muslim population in the Central African Republic is turning into ethnic cleansing.
Wed Mar 12, 2014 11:25AM
Amnesty International warns of extensive intimidation and human rights abuse against Somali refugees in Kenya.
Fri Mar 7, 2014 12:59PM
The European Union continues to lift illegally imposed sanctions against Zimbabwe.
Wed Feb 26, 2014 12:11PM
Broadcast Date: 25 February 2014
UN has warned of a “humanitarian catastrophe” in Congo’s southeastern province of Katanga.
Wed Feb 19, 2014 11:19AM
Broadcast Date: 18 February 2014
South African government mediators say wage talks between a mining union and three major platinum producers have been adjourned until next week.
Wed Feb 12, 2014 11:26AM
Broadcast Date: 11 February 2014
Amnesty International issued a report, saying that it has documented at least 200 killings of Muslims by Christian militia in western part of the Central African Republic.
Wed Feb 5, 2014 11:31AM
Broadcast Date: 04 February 2014
Rwanda began commemorations marking 20 years since its genocide, with a flame of remembrance due to make a nationwide tour ahead of the anniversary of the horrific events of 1994.
Wed Jan 29, 2014 11:29AM
Broadcast Date: 28 January 2014
When Alassane Ouattara became President of the Ivory Coast he promised an investigation into the massacres that took place.
Wed Jan 22, 2014 11:16AM
Broadcast Date: 21 January 2014
With nearly half a million displaced citizens, and UN troops being drafted into the country, Africa’s newest nation is in danger of fragmenting into an uncontrollable civil war.
Wed Jan 15, 2014 11:11AM
Broadcast Date: 14 January 2014
In January Nigeria marks 100 years since the foundation of its modern state. Although the federal government has announced a year of celebrations, most Nigerians will approach 2014 with trepidation.
Wed Jan 8, 2014 11:38AM
Broadcast Date: 07 January 2014
As 2014 dawns, Africa's youngest country is in the throes of a deadly civil war. In Egypt, the challenges of constitutional reform, post-revolution are in sharp focus, as analysts speculate on the failed promises of the so-called Arab Spring.
Wed Jan 1, 2014 11:33AM
Broadcast Date: 31 December 2013
The Sahel, which separates Africa's Sahara from its savanna, is home to some of the continent's most vulnerable populations. These often nomadic communities live in vast desert territories, beset by terrorism, and trafficking in arms, drugs and people.
Wed Dec 25, 2013 11:39AM
Broadcast Date: 24 December 2013
The Central African Republic spiraled into chaos in March when the Seleka fighters overthrew President Francois Bozize and brought Michel Djotodia to power. Bozizé fled the country after his ouster.
Wed Dec 18, 2013 10:10AM
Broadcast Date: 17 December 2013
In a somber statement on South African national television on Thursday night, Zuma said Mandela had "departed" and was “at peace”.
Wed Dec 11, 2013 11:28AM
Broadcast Date: 10 December 2013
The number of girls enrolling in primary school has soared across Africa in the last decade, according to a recently released report, which also found a significant drop in the number of child deaths over the past five years.
Wed Dec 4, 2013 11:25AM
Broadcast Date: 03 December 2013
Angola’s government has come under fire from human rights activists following reports that it has banned the religion of Islam.
Wed Nov 27, 2013 11:8AM
Broadcast Date: 26 November 2013
The United Nations, the United States, and former colonial ruler France warned of possibility of genocide in CAR.
Wed Nov 20, 2013 11:42AM
Broadcast Date: 19 November 2013
Despite the deaths of hundreds of mainly African migrants off the coast of Italy and Malta, Europe seems no closer to a workable policy that will save lives.
Wed Nov 13, 2013 11:10AM
Broadcast Date: 12 November 2013
AU leaders held an emergency meeting over the weekend of October 11-13 to discuss the ICC's indictment of Kenyan leaders.
Wed Nov 6, 2013 11:36AM
Broadcast Date: 05 November 2013
Namibia is finally getting to grips with its painful past by doing something other African governments started years ago - changing the names of places linked to their German colonizers.
Wed Oct 30, 2013 11:40AM
Broadcast Date: 29 October 2013
All over Africa governments are considering how to respond to the security threat posed by Al-Shabaab and other Al Qaeda-affiliated organizations.
Wed Oct 9, 2013 11:35AM
Broadcast Date: 08 October 2013
Many Africans think that when Nelson Mandela became South Africa’s first black president in 1994, the continent’s last colony was freed.
Wed Oct 2, 2013 11:36AM
Broadcast Date: 01 Oct. 2013
The talks between Kinshasa and the M23 began in December 2012 but broke down in April 2013.
Wed Sep 25, 2013 11:37AM
Broadcast Date: 24 September 2013
It’s one of those infectious diseases in the world and now eradicated! But now polio is making a comeback in Africa and is affecting thousands of lives in Africa.
Wed Sep 18, 2013 10:26AM
Broadcast Date: 17 September 2013
In the wake of Mugabe's ZANU-PF victory, the Southern Africa Development Community held their annual Summit in Lilongwe, Malawi's capital.