S.Africa grapples with past as protest violence flares
South Africa has seen an explosion of anger in recent weeks -- with township residents burning tyres and attacking police over a lack of employment, shortages of electricity and water, as well as sub-standard education and healthcare.
Nissan builds an SUV made for man, fit for a dog
Building on the sales success of the Nissan Rogue, the automaker is unveiling a concept model equipped with built-in food and water bowls, a shower, ramp and other special items just for man's best friend.
Kenya: Animals killed, ranches razed in herders' invasion
Drought in northern Kenya is forcing herders to take drastic measures in search of water and grazing land for their animals. About 10,000 herders have invaded a major wildlife conservation area, burning ranches and killing elephants.
Iraqis face water, power shortages in Mosul
The head of Iraq's Counter Terrorism Service has said it may take another three months to retake Mosul from ISIL in an offensive that began last October.
Nigerian militants ready to negotiate with government
The news of the announcement of ceasefire by the Niger Delta Avengers and the commitment of the militant group to negotiate with the Nigerian government has been received as a welcome development.