South African police investigating brutal lion decapitations for medicine.
Ivory Coast soldiers end their takeover of cities after a deal with the government.
South African President Jacob Zuma's ex-wife, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma could be the country's new leader.
Soldiers in Ivory Coast's Bouake have opened fire and trapped the defence minister.
This Kiwi entrepreneur learned Malagasy and slept in huts for a year - and all to teach African youths to code.
Border officials first became suspicious when they saw a woman using a trolley for just one suitcase.
A man with no mechanical experience has fulfilled his childhood goal of building his dream car.
Fastest animal on land sprinting towards extinction as habit changes.
Tunisia arrests three suspected militants over links to man believed to be behind Christmas market truck attack.
Hijackers free all passengers and crew, then surrender, after forcing plane to fly from Libya to Malta.
Nigeria confiscates enormous plastic rice haul, smuggled in to feed unsuspecting families over Christmas.
"Everyone was stunned," amateur photographer captures rare and beautiful sight.
A group of tourists in South Africa have escaped with their lives from a furious charging rhino.
A man spent two days alive in a morgue freezer only to die hours after he was discovered still breathing.
They survived detention in Ethiopia, an emergency landing in Kenya and the two day disappearance of a retiree.
We've been spoilt with three consecutive supermoons, but now the next one is a year away.
Did a bomb bring it down? Air accident investigators say traces of explosives found on victims of an Egyptair flight.
Dozens dead and 49 injured after a bombing during Sunday mass targeting Christians.
Morgues are overflowing in Nigeria and the death toll is expected to rise after a church fell down.
45 people arrested as Egypt uncovers a network accused of illicit international trafficking in human organs.
More than 80 patients escaped from a Kenyan hospital during a nationwide strike by health workers over working conditions.
Anyone finding debris from doomed Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 could receive a financial reward, victims' families say.
How did a sham embassy in Ghana issue authentic US visas and birth certificates for a decade?
A Moroccan TV show has apologised for advising makeup to hide bruises from abuse.
Infants hacked with machetes. Charred bodies with their arms bound ... tales of horror from a once-peaceful town.
The American dentist who killed Cecil the lion has had the charges against him dropped.
Mounting evidence heat waves, floods and rising seas are stoked by man-made climate change, the United Nations weather agency says.
An LGBT human rights expert could see post axed, a month into the job, thanks to hostile African nations.
At least 239 migrants, believed to be from west Africa, die in two shipwrecks off Libya.
Titled Beauty Beyond the Skin, the world's first albino beauty contest is held in Kenya to fight prejudice.