In Zambia, the new TV reality show 'Ready for Marriage' offers sex workers a chance at marriage and an opportunity to turn their lives around.
Drought grips Horn of Africa region -- which encompasses Somalia, Ethiopia, Djibouti and Eritrea -- leaving millions at risk.
Moammar Gadhafi is clinging to power, but some in Congress want to cut funding for the US military operations in Libya.
A controversial bill in Uganda that that called for the death penalty for homosexuality failed to make it out of parliament.
In Egypt after Mubarak, television talk shows have become one of the major forums for political discussion and debate. But some topics are still off limits.
Global hedge funds are buying up huge tracts of land in Africa, hoping to make money off the commodity and food trade, and prominent US universities are taking part.
Reports are appearing that Hosni Mubarak will be tried for the deaths of protesters.
Now that Hosni Mubarak has been pushed from power, women in Egypt want a bigger role in government. Some fear they'll be further marginalized.
Many deportees in the West African nation of Liberia are doing jail time, regardless of why they were sent back.
In the fight against Moammar Gadhafi, Libyan rebels are trying hard to use the media as a weapon. The task is proving difficult.