Two bombers among dead after police shoot and kill attackers as they try to make their way into the hotel
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
World View: Is collective hatred of a bully enough to make a nation?
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 65-year-old from Kent faces ‘mob vigilantism’ and death threats after film of him having sex with another man were stolen from his home
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.
Major Emmanuel Chirchir, spokesman for the Kenya Defence Forces has identified four men as gunmen in the attacks
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