Somalia piracy: How foreign powers are tackling it

The man, who wanted to remain anonymous, told me he was originally a fisherman and that was his main source of income but things changed when an illegal trawler destroyed his net.

BBC Africa Dec 11, 2018

Letter from Africa: Why Kenyan men don't want to share power with women

Given past difficulties in pushing through the gender bill, many had expected President Uhuru Kenyatta, his deputy William Ruto, and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga - who now leads the main opposition grouping - to read the riot act to their MPs.

BBC Africa Dec 12, 2018

Rwandan genocide suspect 'extradited from Denmark'

Rwanda scrapped the death penalty in 2007 in an effort to encourage countries that oppose capital punishment to hand over genocide suspects.

BBC Africa Dec 11, 2018

South African rand's volatility grows as economic risks gather

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Implied volatility on South Africa’s rand rose by its most since the last finance minister reshuffling in October, amid worries over the country’s sovereign credit ratings, power supply interruptions and next year’s electi...

Reuters Dec 12, 2018