Drinking water around an oil-producing area in South Sudan is heavily polluted.
Many of the continent's receive more money from remittances than development aid.
Pressure is growing for Germany to compensate victims of a genocide in colonial-era Namibia.
Traditional Namibian leaders filed a complaint with a US court against Germany demanding compensation for colonial-era genocide and inclusion in talks
As Ghana celebrates its 60th independence anniversary, the memory of its founding father Kwame Nkrumah is back in the public limelight.
Almost half of all Kenyans can't afford to consult a doctor when they fall sick.