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
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.
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.
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
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
The family rescued by the brother of an anti-terror agent have spoken of their ordeal, after coming under siege by terrorists in a Kenyan shopping mall.
Kenyan Red Cross warns the death toll of 67 still does not match its list of 71 missing people