This backgrounder gauges the success of the African Charter in boosting standards of living in Africa.
Policymakers are still playing catch-up with recent advances in narco submarine technology.
Part two explains how Sudan was a key player in not just the early rise of al-Qaeda, but also early attempts to bridge the gap between Sunni and Shiite Islam.
One has altered the Middle Eastern map, and the other has proven far more resilient than many believed possible.
This year’s meeting of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change has the most positive momentum behind it since Copenhagen – but is the hope warranted?