Accused of whipping a South African model with an extension cord, there's "no way" Zimbabwe's first lady will be arrested.
Bodies are seen floating down the streets of Sierra Leone's capital as mudslides and flooding kill more than 300.
The elephant charged a group of hunters before they were able to aim and shoot.
Desperate relatives dig through mud as morgue overflows with bodies in Sierra Leone.
Burkina Faso security forces kill suspected jihadists after an attack at a restaurant popular with foreigners.
Three people are dead after a car ploughed into a crowd and a helicopter crashed in the US.
Grace Arach was abducted at the age of 12, forced to fight for a brutal guerrilla army.
Suicide bomber blows himself up in front of Mogadishu mosque, killing a soldier.
Two trains collided in Egypt's coastal city of Alexandria, killing 36 people.
Up to 50 African migrants reportedly pushed off boat when smuggler saw authorities approaching.
South African President survives a no-confidence vote in most serious attempt to unseat him.
Death toll rises after gunmen open fire at a Catholic church, no group has claimed responsibility.
We know the City of Sails is beautiful, but trying to pass it off as Durban is a step too far.
Anthony Maturin exposed the suffering and hardship of people through the lens of his camera.
Reportedly suffering chest pains, fallen Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius taken from jail to hospital.
Kenya national election could be thrown into turmoil after election official found murdered.
Four-story residential building collapses in Nigeria's largest city, killing at least eight people.
South African boy has been symptom-free for 8.5 years, after just one year of treatment.
The killing of a beloved big cat triggered outrage two years ago. Now, his son's suffered the same fate.
A baboon in Zambia knocked out power to tens of thousands of people for several hours.
The park rangers were killed while trying to rescue kidnapped colleagues and a US journalist in Congo.
Deadly stampede at a football match in the Senegalese capital of Dakar kills at least eight.
Egyptian spoke to German women at popular resort, then pulled out a kitchen knife and killed them.
Typically, a lioness would go out of its way to kill a baby leopard. This photo breaks all the rules.
93-year-old Zimbabwean president's wife has previously said he should run in election "as a corpse" if he dies.
It's the deadliest attack on the country's military this year.
Miss South Africa wore white gloves while interacting with black children. Outrage ensued.
Even as the tide of flimsy boats washing up on Greece's shores slows to a trickle, Italy is groaning under the influx.
Libya is the biggest jumping-off point for migrants trying to reach Europe. It is also a hell for many.
They were part of the 2013 massacre of more than a dozen policemen.