Abrupt conflict has already claimed more than 1,000 lives and seen 180,000 displaced, UN says
Elephant poachers are using firearms left over from Mozambique’s civil war to slaughter elephants in neighbouring Tanzania
As a photojournalist, Kate Brooks was used to documenting war zones. Then she discovered a new kind of genocide – the killing of Africa’s elephants
Hopes of an end to hostilities in South Sudan were raised on Friday when the government agreed to a ceasefire.
About a year ago, I began to recieve a wonderful series of calls from America and London
Long-shelved law makes 'aggravated homosexuality' punishable by life imprisonment
The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court has asked judges to delay the start of the war crimes trial of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta due to a lack of evidence.
Together we can not only do something to stop the slaughter of these animals, but also help those whose lives are being blighted by this unfolding crisis
Outbreaks in Syria and East Africa threaten to reverse decades of progress in eradicating the disease
A leader of the M23 rebel group in eastern Congo has said his movement is ending its rebellion after more than a year and a half of fighting the Congolese government.
The African Union's executive council has condemned the International Criminal Court's charges against President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya as "totally unacceptable" and indicated that the continent's leaders could split from the body.
The double Olympic gold medallist Haile Gebrselassie broke the course record to win Sunday’s Great Scottish Run half-marathon in Glasgow.
Foreign Office 'cannot rule out the potential for further British casualties'
The overwhelming public show of unity appears to be waning
Police agency says arrest warrant is in relation to alleged offences that took place in 2011 and are not linked to Nairobi mall attack
Rumours of rapes, disfigurement and beheadings are rife in Kenya’s capital