Daniel Howden was formerly Africa Correspondent for The Independent.
06 December 2013 07:05 PM
He was both an inspiration and a reproach to his fellow African heads of state. But will the great man’s example continue to resonate, now that he is gone?
Kenya shopping mall attack latest: Military takes control of shopping centre and says all hostages freed
24 September 2013 06:20 AM
Four deafening explosions at lunchtime on Monday marked what was the beginning of the end of Kenya’s worst terror attack since the 1990s.
22 September 2013 10:07 PM
For those familiar with the methods of the Somali Islamists, Harakat al-Shabaab al-Mujahideen [or Mujahedin Youth Movement], the attack on Nairobi’s Westgate mall initially appeared to be a textbook operation. A team of gunmen had blasted its way into a high-value target using assault rifles and grenades and proceeded to inflict as many casualties as possible.
29 August 2013 06:28 PM
Confusion over the crisis in eastern Congo stems from three separate and often competing peace efforts in one of the world’s most unstable areas. Fighting between rebel groups and the army has displaced one million people since July, all under the watchful eye of the UN’s biggest peacekeeping operation.
29 August 2013 06:24 PM
Death of UN soldier deepens military crisis along border with Rwanda
26 July 2013 06:22 PM
Days before election, Zimbabweans read allegations of corruption in ruling party
24 July 2013 01:22 PM
Wave of sackings aimed at removing country's powerful vice president Riek Machar
07 July 2013 11:41 PM
The Monday Interview: The World Bank chief remains an outsider with big ambitions
07 July 2013 12:00 AM
World View: South Africa has certainly changed since the ANC came to power, but the party's failure to tackle economic inequality is glaringly evident
05 July 2013 07:29 PM
No part of South Africa has been untouched by the life of the first post-apartheid president. But different parts were affected in different ways
Rotherham child sex abuse scandal: Labour Home Office to be probed over what Tony Blair's government knew - and when
What do immigrants really think of Britain? Polish immigrant's Reddit post goes viral
Ashya King: Parents of five-year-old boy refused permission to visit him in hospital and denied bail at Spanish court
With Douglas Carswell joining Ukip, my party has taken another giant step forward
When elitism grips the top of British society to this extent, there is only one answer: abolish private schools
Ashya King: 'Cruel NHS has not given us the treatment we need', says father of five-year-old with brain tumour who fled to Spain
- 1 Half of young women unable to ‘locate vagina’ and 65% find it difficult to say the word
- 3 Saudis risk new Muslim division with proposal to move Mohamed’s tomb
- 4 A teacher speaks out: 'I'm effectively being forced out of a career that I wanted to love'
- 5 Mexican woman becomes world’s 'oldest person' at 127