We regret that due to a technical error our report of Nelson Mandela's death was unintentionally published. It has now been taken down.
Millions of South Africans have marked the first Mandela Day since the death of the freedom icon last December. Every year on Mandela's birthday citizens are called on to devote 67 minutes to community service.
Aldi co-founder Karl Albrecht has died at the age of 94. The billionaire discount supermarket tycoon was believed to be the richest person in Germany.
South Africa marks Nelson Mandela Day+++Amnesty International calls on the UN to impose an arms embargo on South Sudan+++More and more Ghanaians come forward to report cases of domestic violence.
The Ebola virus continues to spread in West Africa. As national and international health organizations intensify their fight against the disease, people in big cities are starting to fear a worst case scenario.
Father Gregor Schmidt is a German Catholic priest and missionary. He has been working in South Sudan since 2011, when it became an independent state after years of civil war.
Robert Mugabe was re-elected as president of Zimbabwe one year ago. Since then, he has done very little: his party is dominated by a power struggle over who will succeed him.
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