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.
Park rangers protecting endangered wildlife have to deal with well-armed gangs of poachers in Africa and around the world.
In Northern Ireland heads of state of the world's eight biggest economies are meeting in Enniskillen today to discuss major security and economic issues.
Large numbers of children in Mali have been severely affected by the conflict in the north of the country, the UN's annual report on