31 July 2014 - It has been a year since Robert Mugabe’s Zanu PF won an overwhelming victory in the elections. Africa 360 looks at the factional fighting and jockeying for positions that have been rife in both Zanu PF and the opposition MDC.
The United Kingdom earlier this week held a summit on Female Genital Mutilation and the forced marriage of young girls. Prime Minister David Cameron said it's crucial for the world to protect its girl children. Early marriage is an especially prominent issue in Sub-Saharan Africa. In Zimbabwe, for instance, 31 percent of girls get married before the age of 18. Poverty is the main reason for that statistic. CCTV's Farai Mwakutuya spent some time with a group hoping to curb the practice.
Professor Drew Fraser debates Africans in Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia, about the science of race realism. Video by Sky News.
More than 60 left homeless after Zandspruit evictions in SA
Zimbabwe's health sector has been struggling due to ongoing economic difficulties. The majority of Zimbabweans are exposed to killer diseases and no treatment as a result. But government is now working around the clock to train more health professionals, to provide basic services.