Latest update: 07/11/2011
Arab Spring: Sub-Saharan Africa yet to spread its wings
Nearly one year after the beginning of the Arab Spring, Sub-Saharan Africa has yet to follow the revolt of its neighbours to the north. We take a look at what is holding it back. In the Democratic Republic of Congo, President Joseph Kabila is gearing up for a shot at re-election - we take a closer look at his controversial track record. Finally, we head to Gabon where football fever is everywhere just three months ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations.