Area police chief says 'it cannot be anything else but a terrorist attack'
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
Reports have moved the UN to action as tensions between ethnic Dinka and Nuer in the world’s newest nation escalate
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.
The country's spectacular turnaround has surprised even the most knowledgeable of DRC observers and analysts
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.
Religious riots sparked by the murder of a popular Islamist cleric have left four protesters dead in Mombasa, setting the city on edge two weeks after Islamist militants killed dozens of people in an audacious terror attack on a Nairobi shopping centre.
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