April 30th. It’s the first time there’s been a direct route from Ireland to sub-Saharan Africa and the(...)

A South African police officer points his gun toward a building during anti-immigrant protests in Johannesburg. Six people have been killed as anti-immigrant unrest continues to spread in the country. Photograph: Stefan Heunis/AFP/Getty Images

(...)-nationals are living legally in South Africa and contributing to economic development.About 60 people died in(...)

A view of the Dubai skyline. The UAE has indicated it plans a bid to host the 2021 Rugby League World Cup. File photograph: Andrew Testa/The New York Times

Britain - although South Africa submitted an application for the 2017 event which was awarded jointly to(...)

(...) retired as prime minister of the United Kingdom was to go and teach in Africa. She need not have worried(...)

The cafe in Maputo where lawyer and academic Gilles Cistac was murdered in March. In the background is a poster of Mozambique’s new president, Filipe Nyusi. Photograph:  Mary Boland

Customers at the ABFC cafe and bakery in central Maputo sip coffee and eat Portuguese-style custard tarts as though it were another ordinary day. A m(...)

Frédéric Michalak in action for Toulon against Wasps in the quarter-final of the European Champions Cup. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

(...) from South Africa in 2012 led to a recall by Philippe Saint André and France’s most successful period(...)

Seán Cronin and Rob Kearney raise their arms in truumph as Leinster overcome Clermont 19-15 in the Heineken Cup semi-final in 2012. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

(...) big impact hits, à la O’Connell racing out of the line late on against South Africa and smashing some(...)

A Red Cross worker with an African migrant after his arrival by sea in Ceuta. Photograph: The Red Cross

(...) he works in Ceuta, a Spanish city on the coast of north Africa. For many Africans, Ceuta and its(...)

People take cover from a stun grenade and tear gas after a skirmish  during this week’s march against xenophobia in Durban, South Africa. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

The wave of xenophobic violence that has blighted South Africa this week threatened to take hold(...)

Rescued migrants after they disembark at Corigliano harbour, Italy, this week. Since April 10th alone, the Italian coast guard has rescued about 8,500 people. Photograph: Francesco Arena/EPA

(...) during a journey from north Africa to Italy this week. As conflicts rage in the Middle East and Africa(...)