11/01/2013 5:40amSouth African media say a man convicted of raping and murdering a 17-year-old girl in a gruesome case that shocked the country has been sentenced to life in jail.
11/01/2013 10:00amIn August 2012, a leader of a Kenyan mosque that has attracted extremist followers was shot dead as he drove through the streets of Mombasa. Fourteen months later, another leader of the same mosque met the same fate. There have been no arrests in either case.
11/01/2013 10:32amA wave of kidnappings and other violent crimes in Mozambique has alarmed its citizens, some of whom demonstrated against what they charge is negligence by authorities who are struggling to restore security.
11/01/2013 12:44pmOn Lusaka's Great East Road, the image of a young Chinese woman beamed from a recent billboard encouraging participation in Zambia's census, a symbol of how much China has weaved its way into the nation as a donor, investor and partner.