Latest update: 02/09/2011
Nigeria: the growing influence of al Qaeda
The attack on the UN in Nigeria thrust a little-known terrorist group into the spotlight. The organisation, linked to al Qaeda, could just be the tip of the iceberg. Also, Nelson Mandela is heading into his twilight years, but his family is already at odds over his legacy. Finally, South African athlete Oscar Pistorius becomes the first double amputee to race with able-bodied runners in the World Championships.