Africa

Church bombings in Egypt kill at least 44

Isis claims assault on Coptic churches in Alexandria and Tanta, which lead the country's President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi to call for a three-month state of emergency

The past is a foreign country

Andy Martin returns to the eastern Cape in search of a long-lost friend. The intervening years have not been kind, and the man he remembered fondly as his guru and guardian is now a fallen angel