Daniel Howden was formerly Africa Correspondent for The Independent.
17 February 2013 12:00 AM
Women's rights groups in South Africa have called for proceeds from a reality television show featuring Reeva Steenkamp, whom Paralympian Oscar Pistorius is accused of murdering, to be donated to charity. The first episode of Tropika Island of Treasure was broadcast last night on South African state television, SABC, despite the death of the 29-year-old model and contestant in a shooting at the athlete's house on Thursday.
12 February 2013 06:44 PM
Country's two key candidates put on spot about violence that engulfed elections four years ago
08 February 2013 07:07 PM
Ex-US ambassador claims former president paid out €89m to Saharan criminal gangs
07 February 2013 06:25 PM
Nineteen men have appeared in court in South Africa charged with plotting to overthrow the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
31 January 2013 09:51 PM
Daniel Howden witnesses the return of tailors, jewellers – and even alcohol
30 January 2013 08:52 PM
The Malian rebels' reign over Timbuktu was short but terrifying. Daniel Howden talks to victims of their fundamentalism
28 January 2013 09:36 PM
The recapture of Timbuktu was done by moonlight. More than 250 French troops parachuted down to the northern entrance of the fabled desert city, while an armoured column sealed the southern exit.
25 January 2013 04:39 PM
After losing Somalia's cities to African Union forces and scores of fighters to defections, Islamic militants al-Shabaab lost their online platform today as Twitter suspended their account.
22 January 2013 12:00 AM
English-speaking jihadis seen in Mali, as a Canadian is reported to have co-ordinated Algeria attack
20 January 2013 11:24 PM
It started with a predawn attack on a bus full of oil workers - and ended with a new frontline in the fight against al-Qa'ida. Daniel Howden reports
Pope Francis declares evolution and Big Bang theory are real and God is not 'a magician with a magic wand'
Huge surge in Ukip support after EU funding row, according to new poll
Ukip ‘exploiting grooming scandal’ to secure party’s first police chief
Nigel Farage: 'There’s nothing wrong with white people blacking up'
Maureen Lipman says 'she can't vote Labour while Ed Miliband is leader'
Muslims, immigration and teenage pregnancy: British people are ignorant about almost everything
- 1 Canadian actor punched in face after 'Islamophobia' experiment goes wrong in wake of Ottawa shooting
- 2 Topshop at centre of row over body image as 'shocking' skinny mannequin photo goes viral
- 3 Woman blinded as a child can see again after hitting her head on a coffee table
- 4 Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson criticised for beer tweet
- 5 The bubble bursts for Sodastream