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
The founders of charity GiveDirectly said they want to investigate how having a secure income indefinitely can change people's behaviour day-to-day
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'
Latest case detected 200km from village where four other recent deaths occurred
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
Malawi's Inspector General of police authorised his officers to shoot on sight to protect albino people
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
Ahmed Mansour Karni has been convicted of committing four murders, attempting another eight, vandalising property and threatening police officers - all before the age of two