Google has celebrated the 82nd birthday of late American zoologist Dian Fossey with a Doodle on its search page.
The plant is one of the world’s smallest species of water lily with a flower no bigger than a pound coin
An exiled former Rwandan intelligence chief has been found murdered in a Johannesburg hotel room.
The country's spectacular turnaround has surprised even the most knowledgeable of DRC observers and analysts
M23 group declares unilateral ceasefire ‘to give peace a chance’ after week of fighting
Death of UN soldier deepens military crisis along border with Rwanda
Youth charity's global celebrations marred as Home Office refuses to allow delegates entry
In total, 800 applicants were investigated as possible suspects
There are plans to present him with a student award despite continuing controversy over his regime's human rights record
The troubles started after an appearance as key witness in the trial of a powerful media owner
One of the first people to launch a legal action against News International over phone hacking has donated a kidney to a journalist she met while he was covering the case.
Bosco Ntaganda, one of central Africa's most notorious warlords, begins his new life in the Netherlands tomorrow after surrendering to the International Criminal Court at The Hague.
African mission plea for more firepower after being humiliated by rebel advance in DRC
Charlotte Philby meets the Lib Dem minister on a mission to end abuse
Today's diary looks at The Archbishop of York, Leveson and Alan Sugar.
A country trying to mend itself needs more, not less, help