As John Kerry arrives in Nigeria for security talks, the country's military says it has killed a number of the militant group‘s commanders in a strike during Friday prayers
Local politicians and even members of the national Parliament have expressed outrage at scandal in rural high school
‘I want him to know that I am still thinking about him. Just because we got separated, that does not mean that I don’t think about him’
What began as an isolated outbreak in Angola has now claimed hundreds of lives
The women from Europe and Africa have suffered 'serious physical abuse', says the Vatican
On World Elephant Day, we take a unique look at Malawi's safari parks as they battle to save their populations
A WWF report revealed a large proportion of rangers have no health insurance, life insurance or long term disability cover
While the African island nation of Madagascar has an image of a wildlife paradise among Western tourists, it is one of the poorest countries in the world. A critical issue facing its population is malnutrion, which affects half of all the country's children.
Men who have sex with men can be sentenced to life imprisonment in the east African country
In the aftermath of the most widespread epidemic of Ebola in history, which began in February 2014, Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone are returning to normal life
The men say no one asked their permission to publish the photo online
Idea modelled on EU's Schengen area allowing free movement of people
The country’s ambassador to Zambia was forced to respond after several news websites helped fuel the rumour
Expert warns an outbreak of the Asian Zika virus in Africa could be 'a bigger disaster than in South America'
Student leading criticism takes issue with terms associated with ‘Disney animated movie’
By eroding trust in communities, belief in witchcraft can really hold communities back