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Protesters outside the Nigerian consulate in South Africa add to mounting pressure on the Nigerian government to act

World pledges help to Nigeria in hunt for girls kidnapped by Boko Haram

President Obama has said the abductions 'may be the event that helps to mobilise the entire international community against this horrendous organisation'

Protesters march in front of the Nigerian Embassy in Washington

Boko Haram kidnaps more girls – and the world asks why Nigeria has done so little

Why has it taken pressure from the international community for the African state to address a shocking crime?

Protesters call on the government to rescue the kidnapped schoolgirls at a demonstration in Lagos. There have been similar protests throughout the country

Nigeria's abducted schoolgirls: We'll sell them as slaves, pledges Boko Haram terror leader

Boko Haram leader delivers chilling video message as the militant group acknowledges responsibility for the abduction of nearly 300 schoolgirls in northern Nigeria last month

A march by women and mothers of the kidnapped girls of Chibok in Abuja
The Central Bank Governor Lamido Sanusi was suspended after threatening to expose top bankers for concealing missing funds in the accounts of Nigeria National Petroleum Corp

Nigeria’s whistleblowing banker: Governor of Central Bank lifts the lid on his country's endemic corruption

President Goodluck Jonathan didn’t take kindly to Lamido Sanusi accusing the national oil company of embezzling billions

Elephant Appeal: Few are willing to say just how bad the poaching crisis is

The elephant population may easily fall into terminal decline

Elephant Appeal: Why conservation is about forging a friendship

Farmers have had crops repeatedly destroyed by marauding elephants

US TV presenter Melissa Bachman poses with a dead male lion in South Africa

Elephant Appeal: The night of the hunter

Is there a place for hunting in conservation, with the money it earns put back in to stop poaching?

Kenyan police walk past burning shacks in the Mathare Slum 30 December 2007 in Nairobi

ICC in the dock over Kenya trials

Amid claims of intimidation, payoffs and failures to protect witnesses, the Hague-based international court’s cases against the country’s current leaders are in jeopardy. Catrina Stewart reports from Eldoret

Elephant Appeal: Rangers call in the paras

The British Army is training Kenyan officers to fight heavily armed poachers in a conflict that is becoming increasingly militarised.

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