We regret that due to a technical error our report of Nelson Mandela's death was unintentionally published. It has now been taken down.
South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius has again taken the stand to testify in his own defense at his murder trial. Pistorius has admitted shooting his girlfriend dead, but has said it was an accident.
Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has taken the stand to defend himself against charges that he intentionally murdered his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. He began his testimony by apologizing to Steenkamp's family.
President Jacob Zuma has been severely criticized for the upgrade of his private luxury home at Nkandla in a report by South Africa's anti-graft watchdog.
The German government’s commissioner for human rights tells DW he intends to address controversial topics on a trip to Africa, such as the rights of sexual minorities.
In Nigeria violence has reached a new dimension with four attacks in three days. Instead of uniting against the terror, government and opposition politicians are trading accusations as the country drifts into chaos.
The conflict in South Sudan between government and rebel forces has disrupted oil production. Now rebels say the oil companies must leave.
See the faces behind the voices that bring you your favorite show about Africa. AfricaLink is broadcast live Monday to Friday from DW's studios in Bonn.
Get the week's top stories delivered straight into your Inbox. Subscribe to our free newsletter.
Don't miss our look at the stories making headlines across Africa. Follow DW (English)on Twitter.
Got an opinion about the stories making headlines? Send us a text at +49-160-9575 9510. International SMS charges apply. Please make sure to include your name and your country. We will sample your texts in our show.
© 2014 Deutsche Welle | Legal notice | Contact