A look at the issues behind one of the stories making headlines on the African continent.
As French troops gear up for a mission in the Central African Republic, President François Hollande welcomes 40 African heads of state at a summit on peace and security.
Nigeria's military says it is to ban the use of satellite phones in an effort to further isolate certain areas hit by a series of deadly attacks.
Syrians have fled their country in great numbers since the beginning of the civil war.
A Central African Republic military source reports that the Lord's Resistance Army, known as the LRA and led by Joseph Kony, killed 16 villagers in northern Central African Republic last week, in ...