Latest update: 08/07/2011
South Sudan’s independence: hopes and disillusions
Firstly, as Africa’s biggest country splits in two, we take a look at the challenges which lie ahead for the world’s newest nation. Next up, a group of Senegalese youths have decided to take action over government corruption and a deteriorating quality of life. Finally, a drought in the horn of Africa is so devastating that militant Islamist group Al Shabab has lifted a ban on foreign aid agencies in Somalia.