The death of Amb. Christopher Stevens is a blow to those Libyans who worked closely with the US diplomat before and after the 2011 revolution. Marco Werman speaks with Alaeddin Muntasser, who had known Stevens for five years.
Many South Africans thought former ANC youth leader Julius Malema had gone quietly into the night. But the controversy over the shooting of striking miners by police has given Malema a populist springboard back into the political limelight.
The former South African president's face will appear on bills of all denominations by the end of year. Current President Jacob Zuma said the gesture was meant to express the South African people's "deep gratitude."
South Africa has been experiencing a wave of anti-immigrant violence and so far, 42 people have been killed, and thousands of others have fled their homes in the past two weeks, so The BBC's Martin Plaut takes a look at what's behind the violent attacks.
It's been fourteen years since the African National Congress took power in South Africa under the leadership of Nelson Mandela. But now a split within its ranks has become an outright rebellion - and it could reshape the nation's political landscape.