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Satao, Kenya’s largest elephant, has died after being shot by poachers.

Satao the 'iconic' tusker elephant is killed by poachers in Kenya

The Tsavo Trust confirmed one of the most 'most iconic and well-loved tuskers' has died after being shot by poisoned arrows

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi presents a bouquet of flowers to a woman who was sexually assaulted by a mob during Sunday's celebrations marking his inauguration, at a hospital in Cairo June 11, 2014

YouTube refuses Egypt's request to remove footage of Tahrir Square sexual assault

The naked woman was seen being dragged through crowds in Cairo

Jealous ex eats man's heart with a knife and fork

Man was digging at victim's chest muttering "I am the king"

Nigerian fans celebrate at a screening at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in the Surulere area of Lagos ahead of the 2013 African Cup of Nations final football match between Nigeria and Burkina Faso
Former army chief was sworn in after a landslide victory

New Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi apologises to woman sexually assaulted during his inauguration

'I am apologising to every Egyptian woman,' says former coup leader

A family of Gorillas in Virunga National Park

British oil company SOCO agrees to cease operations in Congo’s Virunga National Park

A British oil company has agreed to end its controversial operations in Africa’s oldest national park following a campaign by environmentalists who warned of “devastating consequences” if drilling in the area proceeded.

Gertjie the rhino cuddles up with a member of staff at the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre

Orphaned baby rhino Gertjie refuses to sleep alone after witnessing his mother's death at the hands of poachers

The baby rhino was found 'crying inconsolably' next to his dead mother

A video released by Boko Haram last year shows a man purporting to be Abubakar Shekau, the group’s leader, taunting world leaders

Boko Haram ‘kidnaps 20 more women’ from village near site of Chibok schoolgirl abduction

Local vigilante groups say they were unable to stop the militants

A military helicopter circles Tahrir Square in Cairo after Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was sworn in as president

Seven men held over sexual assaults during Sisi inauguration

Seven men were arrested on Monday in connection with attacks on at least five women during the celebrations of the inauguration of the new Egyptian president, Abdel Fattah  al-Sisi, on Sunday night.

Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the former head of Egypt’s armed forces, has been sworn in as President

Egypt election: Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is sworn in as President

Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the former head of Egypt’s armed forces, was sworn in as President on Sunday following last month’s election, which officials said Mr Sisi won with 97 per cent of the vote.

Nagwa Fouad, said to be Henry Kissinger’s favourite dancer. has defended her art against Islamist reformers

How the ancient Egyptian art of belly dancing is suffering a wobble in popularity

The risqué entertainment survived the Muslim Brotherhood, only to be sidelined in late-night, run-down clubs

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Apostasy woman Meriam Ibrahim: Appeal hearings begin as release hopes dashed

Sudan's appeals court could be the last chance to save Meriam Ibrahim as she remains in prison awaiting the death sentence

Survivors: Women in North Kivu, a region where sexual abuse is high

Exclusive: As the Democratic Republic of Congo suffers another day of bloodshed, its soldiers talk with astonishing candour of their own brutality

Officially the country is at peace, but murder and rape are ever-present threats
Women and children are thought to be among the dead

Democratic Republic of Congo: 37 die in ethnically motivated massacre

At least 37 people are thought to have been killed in an attack in the Democratic Republic of Congo, reports have said.

Danger at sea: Somali pirates preparing to attack ships in the Gulf of Aden in 2010

Sailors escape Somali pirates after being held hostage for nearly four years

The sailors had been repeatedly tortured and starved during their years in captivity

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New York's mayor has taken a vacation - in a nation that has still to enforce paid leave, it caused quite a stir, reports Rupert Cornwell
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