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One of the northern white rhinos homed in the sanctuary

Photographs of 'Rhino Rangers' protected the last male northern white rhino on earth go viral

Images have been shared thousands of times as Kenyan conservation project strives to raise money to continue protecting the critically endangered species

Nigerian former Gen. Muhammadu Buhari speaks moments after he was presented with a certificate to show he won the election in Abuja, Nigeria, Wednesday, April 1

Chibok kidnappings: Schoolgirls may never be brought home, Nigeria's President-elect admits

A year after #BringBackOurGirls campaign, more than 200 are still missing

Nigerians in Lagos protest over the abducted Chibok School girls

The one chart that proves how fickle we are over #bringbackourgirls

Interest in the plight of the Chibok school girls drops as quickly as it peaks

Boko Haram kidnapped 275 girls from Chibok in April last year

Boko Haram 'has abducted, raped and enslaved 2,000 women in reign of terror'

Victims have been subjected to forced marriage, stonings and sexual slavery, according to a report by Amnesty

Kenyan protestors march towards the police headquarters on October 31, 2013 in Nairobi to deliver a petition of over a million names demanding justice after men accused of brutally gang raping a schoolgirl cut grass as punishment. The ferocious attack on the teenage girl and lack of action against those who carried it out has sparked outrage in the country. The 16-year-old, known by the pseudonym Liz, was reportedly attacked, beaten and then raped by six men as she returned from her grandfather's funeral in western Kenya in June, before the gang dumped her, bleeding and unconscious, in a deep sewage ditch.

Justice for Liz: Rapists jailed for 15 years following protests over grass-cutting punishment

Over 1 million people signed a petition calling for justice for the raped teenager

The mother of one of the abducted Chibok schoolgirls at a rally pressing for their rescue in Abuja last year

Missing Nigerian schoolgirls: A year on from Boko Haram kidnapping, despairing parents say, 'We can't do anything but hope'

A year after Islamic extremists Boko Haram kidnapped 220 girls from a girls boarding school in Nigeria, most of the girls are still missing. Will McBain reports on the parents’ campaign and the new president’s vow to find them

Sudan, the last male northern white rhino

The last male northern white rhino must now be kept under armed guard 24/7

The last male northern white rhino is under armed guard 24 hours a day at a Kenyan reserve to protect him from poachers.

Internally Displaced People (IDP) who fled their homes in Gwoza, Borno State

Sprawling Nigerian city almost burned to the ground shows devastating legacy of Boko Haram

When the insurgents took over Gwoza, some fortunate residents were able to flee, but others were forcibly recruited by the Islamist group

The Korean embassy in Tripoli is located on the coast near the Malaysian and UAE embassies

Libya embassy shooting: 'Isis' gunmen launch deadly attack on Korean embassy in Tripoli

Reports suggest at least two people were killed

Mohamed Soltan, attending court last October, is still on hunger strike

US Islamist Mohamed Soltan jailed for life in Cairo for supporting the Muslim Brotherhood

Egyptian court upholds death sentences for the group's leader Mohamed Badie and 13 other members

Turkish mayor sued over giant 'Transformer' robot statue

The mayor has asked people to respect the robot

The name of the new party, according to Zimbabwe’s Daily News, will also be Zanu-PF, but rather than PF standing for “Popular Front”, a reference to Zimbabwe’s independence struggle, Ms Mujuru’s splinter group will use the initials to mean “People First”

Former ally of Robert Mugabe to set up rival party in challenge to Zanu-PF

Ms Mujuru, who was sacked as Mr Mugabe’s vice president in December, is said to be preparing to stand against Mr Mugabe for the presidency in 2018

Morocco bus crash: At least 33 killed in explosion after bus carrying child athletes collides with petrol tanker on desert road

Most victims were school pupils taking part in a national athletics competition

A mother registers her albino child at the Tanzania Albino Society in Dar es Salaam following the killings

Malawi police told to 'shoot' criminals attacking albinos for body parts

Body parts of those who suffer from albinism are prized for their black magic properties in certain regions of East Africa

Zimbabwean president, Robert Mugabe arrives in Pretoria, South Africa, for a state visit to the country

Robert Mugabe's guards fail to censor another unfortunate photo on first state visit to South Africa in 21 years

The 91-year-old President of Zimbabwe appeared to debut a surprise new style ahead of his address in Pretoria on Wednesday

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