A famed big game hunter who used hounds to hunt leopards and lions met his end under an elephant.
Families rushed through the crowd and embraced the girls, who they hadn't seen for three years.
Supporters of a jailed Christian sect leader attack the prison holding him, freeing him and 50 other inmates.
Heavy gunfire erupts in Ivory Coast's two largest cities as the military try to quash a four-day nationwide army mutiny.
Health officials were trying to trace 125 people thought to be linked to the cases in Congo.
Person in Democratic Republic of Congo who died of haemorrhagic fever tests positive for Ebola.
South African wildlife rangers recapture four of five lions that broke out of Kruger Park.
War and famine have forced more than two million children in South Sudan to flee their homes.
Bodies wash up on Libyan beach, including an infant, as more than 200 migrants feared dead.
Girls released by Nigerian extremists after 2014 abduction to meet country's president.
Numbers rise from earlier reports of Nigerian girls' release after three years in captivity.
Rapist and torturer played a part in 20 murders as a member of Zimbabwe's secret place.
He said he faced death back in Zimbabwe - but immigration minister refused to grant him a visa.
When this guy says "the fate of the species literally depends on me", he's not spinning a line.
Wells are drying up, crops are dead, animals are dying, and it's feared people won't be far off the same fate.
Foreign doctors were lured by big salaries at a Wellington hospital - but "St Vincent Ranui" doesn't exist.
Doctors claim Eman Ahmed lost 300kg after surgery but now her sister has called them 'liars'.
Red Cross nurse Gail Corbett has spent seven years working in countries ravaged by war, drought and famine. Tired of being an observer, it was simply her time to help, she tells Bess Manson.
Kuki Gallmann was shot and wounded while patrolling her ranch in Kenya.
"It's hard, it's tough...but it's also kind of a privilege," Shearer says ahead of UN Security Council meeting on South Sudan.
What caused their minibus to collide with a truck in South Africa remains unclear.
Nigerian police have arrested 53 young men who celebrated a same-sex wedding, charging them with "belonging to a gang of unlawful society".
Egyptian archaeologists unearth a tomb built for Userhat, a judge during the New Kingdom period.
The government has pledged $250k to buy a special food that will save children from starvation.
Campaign urges Kiwis to give up a coffee or their smashed avocado treat - but it's not to save for a house.
The wife of a South African pastor will soon find out whether she is to be extradited to face $50m fraud charges.
Two died of machete wounds and a third was shot in South Sudan, the UN agency says.
27 African children have been used in suicide attacks by armed Islamist group Boko Haram this year.
David Dao's criminal past has emerged amid criticism that it has no bearing on how he was treated.
A suicide bomber wearing army uniform kills at least nine soldiers at a camp in Somalia's capital.