'Anybody who owns ivory, you should be ashamed of yourself'
On Saturday, as Kenya burns over 100 tonnes of poached ivory, the world will witness a powerful expression of Africa's commitment to halting the illegal trade decimating the continent's elephants
An estimated 35,000 elephants have been killed every year since 2010 and the rate shows no sign of letting up
The commander of a multinational force fighting the Islamist insurgents revealed the discovery
Das Capital: Travel bookings to African nations thousands of kilometres from the outbreak fell by up to 70 per cent, and the nations hardest hit will take decades to rebuild
Forced anal examinations are forbidden under a number of different international human rights treaties, however a human rights group claims that they have been carried out by Tunisian authorities
'The judge only obeyed higher orders coming from the president'
'I begged him to release them or kill me there and keep them'
Unprecedented attack by serving US President claims UK was 'distracted'
In this tightly argued collection of lectures and essays, Ngugi writes with the aim of "making Africa visible in the world"
Legislators have argued that full face veils are un-Islamic and that the Quran only requires women to dress modestly and cover their hair
The strikes were conducted by manned and unmanned aircrafts on Saturday
A team of 11 suicide bombers have undergone training within Somalia to carry out airborne suicide missions, according to a leaked memo
The agricultural sector now accounts for nearly half its GDP, and the country is boosting coffee production with the help of Fairtrade
Fresh international accusations emerge against tobacco giant
More than 100 victims are being treated at a hospital in Tokombere