A religious channel in Senegal has slammed an unidentified saboteur for hacking the network to air explicit material.
Six hours of surgery saw an extra set of legs sticking out of a baby's neck successfully removed.
Bad weather caused a plane to crash into a fire truck upon landing, bursting into flames.
At least 18 people, including high schoolers, killed by falling tree at popular Ghana swimming spot.
A former street child who met and forgave his father's killers is training a new generation of leaders to break Burundi's cycle of retribution.
Nelson Mandela's political party no longer stands for what he fought for, his granddaughter says.
David Shearer, the UN's head of mission in South Sudan, has one of the hardest jobs in the world - but he'd take it over Parliament any day.
Isaac Driver, 14, already has a story to tell the grandkids about his cheetah encounter, and once it's healed, a scar to prove it.
A Christchurch boy has been attacked by a cheetah in South Africa.
Why humpback whales are gathering in unexpectedly large groups in the Southern hemisphere.
A Christian pastor in Sierra Leone has found one of the world's largest uncut diamonds, weighing 706 carats.
Death toll continues to rise at Ethiopian landfill, with at least 80 people still unaccounted for.
OPINION: The harshest consequences of the healthcare plan is likely to be felt mostly in rural Republican strongholds.
The horns, worth about $7.2 million, were found in luggage sent from Ethiopia to Thailand.
Pirates hijack oil tanker, the first time they have successfully taken a commercial ship since 2012.
At least 62 people are dead after a mountain of trash collapsed at a landfill in Ethiopia.
Officials vow to relocate people living in an Ethiopian dump as landslide death toll rises.
Ahmed Daqamseh opened fire on the girls while they were on a class trip, 20 years ago.
The world faces the largest humanitarian crisis since the United Nations was founded in 1945.
A massive 8-metre statue found in Cairo could be one of the most important finds ever from ancient Egypt.
Eight people are dead and 28 injured after a stampede during food handouts at a youth centre in Zambia's capital, Lusaka.
As famine grips Somalia, women and kids are dying after drinking tainted water - but they have no other choice.
Tunisian authorities condemn "savage behaviour" of zoo visitors after a crocodile dies of head injuries.
OPINION: South Sudan is in the grip of a famine. We can't let children die.
The bodies of at least 74 migrants found washed up on the shore in western Libya.
COMMENT: As famine hits, how do mothers ensure their vulnerable children stay alive?
100,000 people face dying of hunger, with a further million on the brink of starvation in war-torn African country.
At least 39 people are dead and 50 others injured after a blast at a busy shopping spot in Somalia's capital.
Zimbabwean leader, 93, refuses to stand down from politics and hopes to replicate US President's policy.
Long-standing president's wife says he could run in next year's elections "as a corpse".