Here are the From Our Own Correspondent stories from the continent of Africa for 2012, sorted by date.
28 April 2012
In the hills of Iten, Claudia Hammond meets children who are trying to run their way out of poverty.
10 March 2012
One doctor's refusal to abandon thousands of refugees in the border area between Sudan and the new nation of South Sudan has left him in great danger, says Martin Plaut.
25 February 2012
Can normality ever return to Mogadishu after two decades of anarchy? Andrew Harding reports.
A year after the uprising which overthrew Col Gaddafi began, Gabriel Gatehouse finds that firepower is still king.
18 February 2012
28 January 2012
Mary Harper visits an Ethiopian town where daily life centres almost entirely around a drug known as khat.
14 January 2012
Thousands of documents could be lost after a fire at the Institute of Egypt, but restorers are working day and night to save some of the country's most previous books.