Police say an excited gathering crowd 'triggered the animal to be wild'
Burning such a huge amount of ivory should remind us that it’s a small price to pay for the future, not just of this much loved and important species, but for millions of people across Africa’s elephant range states whose lives are inextricably linked with those of elephants
The lions were spotted near Kibera, Kenya’s largest slum
In the Central African Republic, the pontiff will meet mutually suspicious Muslim and Christian communities
Two Britons have been arrested by anti-terror police in Kenya, according to reports.
Major Emmanuel Chirchir, spokesman for the Kenya Defence Forces has identified four men as gunmen in the attacks
Foreign Office 'cannot rule out the potential for further British casualties'
Mitul Shah offered himself as a hostage so children in cooking competition could flee
"The Flight Information Display System is unavailable at the moment. Kindly try again after some time. We are sorry for the inconvenience." That is the bland message on the Kenya Airports Authority website, where normally dozens of flights to and from Jomo Kenyatta airport are listed. After this morning's devastating fire, it begs serious questions.
Not all those who suffered have been appeased by William Hague's offer
Elderly survivors of brutal colonial torture express satisfaction with Hague’s statement of regret – and sorrow at its cause
More than 5,000 now elderly people are each expected to be given £2,600 – about five times the average annual income in Kenya
The ballot has not provoked the violence of 2007, but the defeated Prime Minister plans to contest the ballot count
Days of recounts loom as voters struggle to fathom complex voting slips
Vehicle veered off the road and capsized
Attempted hijackings fell from more than 350 to 233 in the first nine months of this year