Egypt accounts for nearly a fifth of group's production
Police have fired live rounds in the air and tear gas to disperse anti-government protesters
Government and rebel leaders in South Sudan have signed a ceasefire – the first step towards peace in the country after five weeks of violence in which more than 1,000 people have been killed and hundreds of thousands forced from their homes.
'Project Daniel' started with the story of one boy, but this new initiative is now providing low-cost prosthetics in a war-torn nation
Abrupt conflict has already claimed more than 1,000 lives and seen 180,000 displaced, UN says
Pro-Morsi supporters convicted on charges ranging from rioting to sabotage
Fighting persisted in parts of South Sudan’s oil-producing region today as African leaders tried to advance peace talks between the country’s president and the political rivals he accuses of attempting a coup in the world’s newest country.
Egypt's interim government has blamed the group for an attack on police headquarters
There are now fears the country is on the brink of civil war ‘along ethnic lines’
Three out of the five photos used to promote the Egyptian government's new draft constitution are stock images of Westerners
Assem Allam has been talking about making the change for months
Sexual violence and reduced representation mean the Arab Spring has only made problem worse
Tottenham and Inter Milan have been linked with a move for the Basel player
In Ouagadougou and Abidjan today the dream will flare again, just as it will in Addis Ababa and Rades on Sunday, and in Kumasi on Tuesday.
One analyst said the lethal crackdown showed the unrest ‘terrified the government’