'Obama is not just heading to his father's homeland, but to a hotbed of terror'
A new Kenyan law aims to quell poaching by increasing the notoriously light penalties for the growing illegal trade
Protecting habitat and engaging the local community are crucial for both rhinos and elephants, says Christian Lambrechts, the managing director of Rhino Ark
Sarah Morrison finds out what traditional charities think of letting the poor spend it on what they like
Area police chief says 'it cannot be anything else but a terrorist attack'
Keleshi Parukusa was trusted with protecting rhinos – but the money on offer from poaching proved too tempting for him, he confesses
It's little wonder that villagers want to kill elephants when faced with deadly attacks, but new deterrents help them to co-exist
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
Poachers have killed 1,000 rangers in a decade
From Tony Blair to the Spice Girls, everyone wanted to be pictured with Nelson Mandela.
Over the last five years poaching has exploded, driven by the booming demand for ivory
Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson are among the high profile athletes to test positive recently
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.
Update: Despite reports last night from US officials that the target had died during heavy gunfire, it has now been confirmed that he survived the attack