A new photography book takes an unusual view of some safari stars, from big cats to colourful birds
The YouTube entrepreneur talks to The Independent about his hope for the young rappers and singers living in one of the largest slums in Africa
Report follows Barack Obama's warning on the 'cancer of corruption' on the African continent
Video: The President of Kenya bluntly shut down Mr Obama's discussion about the need for equality for the LGBT community
Sarah Morrison finds out what traditional charities think of letting the poor spend it on what they like
Every penny raised in the elephant appeal will be spent directly on wildlife conservation projects in Africa. Here's how.
The man's family had started making funeral arrangements when he awoke
Two bombers among dead after police shoot and kill attackers as they try to make their way into the hotel
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.
Fighting persisted in parts of South Sudan’s oil-producing region today as African leaders tried to advance peace talks between the country’s president and the political rivals he accuses of attempting a coup in the world’s newest country.
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.
Over the last five years poaching has exploded, driven by the booming demand for ivory
Thousands of confidential papers were destroyed as British rule neared its end in many colonies
Two Britons have been arrested by anti-terror police in Kenya, according to reports.
So the International Criminal Court can fight on in its struggle to bring tyrants to justice.