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
Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
War is war: Why I stand with Israel
7/7 memorial defaced on anniversary of 2005 attacks with ‘Blair lied thousands died’ graffiti
Australia facing international condemnation after turning around Sri Lankans at sea
Even when it brutalises one of its own teenage citizens, America is helpless against Israel
Socialist Worker called to apologise over ‘vile’ article saying Eton schoolboy Horatio Chapple's death is ‘reason to save the polar bears’
- 2 Loom bands: Bids for dress made from colourful rubber pass £170,000 on eBay
- 3 Why I'm on the brink of burning my Israeli passport
- 4 L'Oreal cuts ties with Belgium supporter Axelle Despiegelaere after hunting trip photographs
- 5 The true Gaza back-story that the Israelis aren’t telling this week