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.
Rebels in the Central African Republic were due to sign a cease-fire agreement on Wednesday (23.07.2014). David Smith says even if the Seleka rebels drop their call for partition, the country is de facto split in half.
100 days ago, the terrorist group Boko Haram kidnapped more than 200 schoolgirls. Despite an emotional social media campaign, the search was unsuccessful. But that’s not the real scandal, says Jan-Phill Scholz.
Three months ago, the northern Nigerian town of Chibok made headline news when Boko Haram abducted nearly 300 schoolgirls. The kidnapping has plunged the government of President Jonathan into crisis.
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