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.
The day after hosting a female guest, murder victim James Starkey was found naked and tied to a chair in his SA apartment.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon 'deeply distressed' by report into South Sudan peacekeeping force.
Fourth day of Morocco protests, after man's gruesome death in a garbage truck following police confrontation.
No motive, no suspect. So who did James Starkey allow into his South African apartment - and why?
James Starkey was staying in an opulent city apartment complex, with layers of security. One day, he didn't show for work.
The prince gets stuck in to help relocate 500 elephants in Africa.
No immediate claim of responsibility for blast along main road in Cairo that killed one.
Human activities are overwhelming the environment and causing worldwide wildlife populations to drop.
Jubilation and dancing as parents reunited with 21 schoolgirls kidnapped two years ago.
One of the ancient pyramids has two previously unknown "cavities". Could they be undiscovered rooms?
Nigerian President dismisses criticism from his wife, saying her place is in the kitchen.
Relatives of one of the 21 Chibok schoolgirls freed by Boko Haram say they could not wait to be reunited.
Boko Haram frees 21 of more than 200 girls kidnapped by the jihadist group in 2014 in northern Nigeria.
The first time she was raped by her kidnappers, she was told that it was her fault - because of her looks.
Annie and Robin Korkki were experienced travellers. So how did they end up dead in their luxury holiday villa?
Another tourist has died suddenly on the African island, after two American sisters were found dead in their holiday villa.
They returned to their Seychelles hotel room after drinking. Then their lifeless bodies were found in their beds.
Africa has welcomed the Google and WWF initiative which aims to protect wild animals.
At least 43 are dead after a boat carrying 600 migrants bound for Europe capsized off the coast of Egypt.