A look at the issues behind one of the stories making headlines on the African continent.
The United States has accused the Sudanese government of supporting mercenaries in the Darfur region, and has urged Khartoum to prevent further violence there.
Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has been officially sworn into office and has pledged to unite his deeply-divided nation.
Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan has praised 81-year-old photojournalist Peter Obe who died at the weekend. Obe was known for his in-depth coverage on the front lines of the Biafran ...
The UN special envoy for the African Great Lakes region, Mary Robinson, has arrived in Goma in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo.