Sudan's President Omar Hassan al-Bashir at the last minute canceled a trip to Indonesia for a summit this week, a government official said, in what would have been his first trip outside of Africa or the Middle East in nearly four years.
South Africa's Zulu King Wants End to 'Vile' Xenophobic Attacks
South Africa's influential Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini described recent anti-immigrant attacks as "vile" on Monday, defending himself against claims previous comments he made about foreigners sparked the unrest.
Alleged Traffickers Charged as Migrant Deaths Mount
Two accused smugglers are under arrest after what may be Europe's worst migrant sea disaster. Many of the passengers were trying to flee from Africa, hoping for a better life in Europe. More than 800 people are feared drowned in the incident, and the disaster has forced Europe to confront the deadly business of human trafficking.
New Test Set to Be Game Changer in Eradicating Malaria
The World Health Organization estimates 3.4 billion people are at risk of malaria, with children under the age of five and pregnant women being the most vulnerable. As World Malaria Day approaches (April 25), mortality rates are falling, and a new test -- well into the last stage of trials -- is having positive results in Kenya.
What's Behind the Xenophobic Violence in South Africa?
Over the weekend, South African leader Jacob Zuma canceled a trip overseas, following a wave of xenophobic violence against immigrants. David Smith of the Guardian joins Hari Sreenivasan via Skype from Johannesburg to discuss the backlash.
Activists Criticize Kenya for Putting Muslim Groups on Shabaab Supporters' List
Rights groups criticized Kenya's government on Tuesday for including two prominent Muslim groups on a list of possible supporters of al Shabaab, the Somali Islamists behind this month's Garissa university attack that killed 148 people.
Kenya to UN: 'Somali Refugees Must Leave in 3 Months'
Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto says the government has given the United Nations High Commission for Refugees three months to close a refugee camp and send the 400,000 Somalis living there back to their country.