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Watch the moment a huge lion hugs a man

Conservationist Valentin Gruener co-founded a project to protect African wildlife, developing a close bond with this one lioness

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US forces attack al-Shabaab Islamist group in Somalia after terrorist attack on prison

Fighters detonated a car bomb and raided the prison trying to free militants

Soldiers confiscated firearms and explosives after the military raided police installations

Lesotho power vacuum after apparent coup attempt causes PM and deputy to flee

King Letsie III is appointing a cabinet minister to run the country

Pakistani protesters hold sticks and chant slogans after intruding the state television building in Islamabad

Pakistan protests turn deadly as TV station stormed by demonstrators

Tens of thousands of protesters have besieged capital Islamabad

Doctors are struggling to deal with the Ebola outbreak in Liberia

Ebola virus: It's ripped through towns – now the deadliest ever outbreak of the virus is heading for Africa's teeming cities

As the highly contagious virus continues to travel the continent, Africa is in the midst of a virological nightmare - and it could get worse

Relative values: Grace Mugabe, in Harare last year

The other Mugabe who is lining up for the Zimbabwean presidency

Chosen to lead the women's wing of the ruling Zanu-PF, the wife of President Robert Mugabe appears to have her sights set on succeeding the 90-year old
Across Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone at least 660 people have died from the worst outbreak yet of the haemorrhagic fever, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said

Ebola outbreak: Five co-authors of latest study killed by virus before their research was published

Study found funeral in Guinea may have caused outbreak in Sierra Leone

Maseru in Lesotho

Lesotho: Army occupies police and government buildings in suspected coup attempt

The African country has seen a rise in political tensions in recent months

Six men charged with attempting to kill Rwanda’s former army chief Faustin Kayumba Nyamwasa sit in court in Johannesburg. Four of them were convicted of attempted assassination yesterday

Assassins linked to Kagame regime

Rwandan president is implicated in funding hit squad of four men convicted of trying to kill his exiled army chief in  South Africa. Yet Western countries, including Britain, continue to pander to the murderous despot

Christina Fonthes ‘was detained by her own family’

British woman ‘held captive in Congo to cure her of being gay’

A British woman has been held captive in the Democratic Republic of Congo because her family wanted to “cure her of her gayness”, her friends allege.

A group of volunteers carry the bodies of people, sterilized after dying due to the Ebola virus, to a car ahead of their burials in Sierra Leone.

Ebola outbreak: Funeral in Guinea may have caused outbreak in Sierra Leone

Since the West African outbreak started in March, at least 1,552 have died

Sister and brother, Christopher Buckner (left) and Timothy Savoy, who were arrested for committing incest in Georgia, USA.

Brother and sister, Christopher Buckner and Timothy Savoy, arrested for 'committing incest after watching 'The Notebook''

The siblings were caught having sex in a church car park by police

A still from a video recently released by Boko Haram

Boko Haram fighters killed by soldiers in northern Cameroon

In recent weeks, the group has been seeking to carve out a de facto Islamic state in northern Nigeria

Somali men smoke and chew khat in a market in Mogadishu, where prices have fallen

How Britain’s ban on khat created a supply glut in Somalia

Connoisseurs are delighted, but exporters in Kenya say the ban has slashed their profits

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