The Simien Mountains are on Unesco’s danger list. We checked out a new tourist venture that claims to be trying to save the area
President Akufo-Addo takes large passages from former US presidents' inauguration speeches
‘If white philosophers are required, then teach their work from a critical standpoint’
Millions of birds breed in lakes so alkaline they can burn human skin
A new book is celebrating the imaginative and ground-breaking creatives established in and emerging from Africa
The key to reaching the summit of Africa's highest mountain? You have to take it 'pole pole'
President of 22 years Yahya Jammeh says investigations have revealed voting irregularities
Religious ceremony held in half-finished church ends in disaster after iron roof caves in
Maurice Kirk, 72, is flying the Vintage Air Rally from Crete to Capte Town without a compass or radio, traversing some of the most inhospitable terrain on Earth
The species could become extinct in some areas, with those elephants that do survive evolving to be almost completely tuskless
As Copenhagen prepares to open a ski slope on the roof of a power plant next year, we bring you the most unusual places to find powder
This forgotten West African nation has been through more than its fair share of coups but a visit reaps unexpected rewards for the intrepid traveller
The woman appears to be bitten multiple times by the reptile
Albino campaign group says contest is to help fight the persecution they face in East Africa
'There are the bodies of women, children. There are many'
There are fears that more African nations could leave the war crimes court