Ahed Bakr, the father of a Palestinian victim of an Israeli military strike on a beach in Gaza that also killed three of his relatives during the 50-day war between Israel and Hamas militants in the summer of 2014, visits with members of his family the graves of their loved-ones in Gaza City on March 31st. As Palestinians joined the International Criminal Court  with the goal of trying Israeli leaders for alleged war crimes, Mr Bakr went to a Gaza committee for Human Rights to file a complaint against Israel over the strike that killed his son, grandson and nephews. Photograph: Mahmud Hams/AFP/Getty Images

(...).With the court swamped with investigations in Africa and prosecutors already struggling to secure(...)

Jim Woulfe chief chief executive of  Dairygold. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh / Irish Times

(...) rising consumption rates across Asia and Africa. He claimed Irish dairy farmers were better able “to ride(...)

Young supporters of Muhammadu Buhari, a former military strongman, celebrate his victory in the Nigerian presidential election in Kano, Nigeria. Photograph: Samuel Aranda/The New York Times

(...) issued a statement urging his supporters to accept the result, a signal of deepening democracy in Africa(...)

Keeping a player like Jamie Heaslip in Ireland has an impact both on the present and the future. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

(...)’s set-up, “they’re being outstripped by Ireland, Wales, New Zealand, South Africa”, who each have a much(...)

Under the 2007 Medical Practitioners Act, doctors have must enrol in a professional competence scheme, spend 50 hours a year on continuous professional development and participate in one clinical audit each year. File photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

(...) in South Africa, in relation to professional misconduct and failure to comply with the Medical(...)

Then US senator Barack Obama   greets his grandmother Sarah Obama, at her rural home in Siaya, Kisumu,  Kenya, 365km from Nairobi,  on August 26th,  2006.  Mr Obama is to pay his first visit to Kenya this summer since he was elected president of the United States. Photograph: Simon Maina/AFP/Getty Images

(...) economic development in Africa, the White House announced on Monday. In the process, the president may hope(...)

Supporters of   Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressive Congress (APC) party celebrate in Kano on March 31st, 2015. Nigeria’s opposition APC declared an election victory on Tuesday for former military ruler Mr Buhari and said Africa’s most populous nation was witnessing history with its first democratic transfer of power. Photograph: Goran Tomasevic/Reuters

(...)-party democracy. We’re setting a very great example for the rest of the smaller states in Africa. ”But warnings on(...)

(...) in Africa, we are witnessing an unparalleled investment boom in economically attractive low(...)

 Graeme McDowell in action at the   Valero Texas Open. The former US Open winner has made the cut just twice in seven appearances at the Masters.   Photograph: Christian Petersen/Getty Images

South Africa.Clarke, in his capacity as the Europe’s Ryder Cup captain, had hoped to meet informally(...)

All Progressives Congress (APC) party supporters sit on the floor during a march towards the Independent National Electoral Commission Office in Port Harcourt calling for the cancellation of the presidential elections in the Rivers State. Some 2,000 women protesting against the conduct of elections in Nigeria’s Rivers state were teargassed on Monday as they tried to register their complaints with electoral officials. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images.

(...) contested election that Africa’s biggest democracy has ever seen. The international community has called for(...)