November 18, 2012 Officials say the disputed plot of land on Qursayah island on the Nile River is owned by the armed forces but was illegally seized by local residents. Sunday's violence was the first known street battle involving the army since President Mohammed Morsi took office in June.
November 7, 2012 These women are a rarity in the African coffee world: They manage farms, market beans to buyers, and share their expertise to empower other women in their countries to do the same.
November 6, 2012 South Africa's Gautrain — the continent's first rapid rail system — links Pretoria and Johannesburg. It provides a swift, comfortable and safe ride for up to 40,000 passengers a day — in a country with notoriously nightmarish public transit.
November 1, 2012 Sexual harassment has been getting worse in Cairo and spiked during the recent Muslim holiday. In response to the growing incidents and to police indifference, activists launched a "Be a Man" campaign, and vigilantes are now taking to the streets.