The West African country is offering discounted land to those who want to escape racism.
Hundreds of elephants have already died and many are inching closer to death, but no-one knows why.
King of Belgium becomes first monarch to express remorse over his country's brutal colonial past.
UN says number of malnourished Yemeni children could reach 2.4 million by the end of 2020.
The giant squid is estimated to weigh around 330 kilograms and span four metres in length.
Silverback Rafiki died after being stabbed in Uganda and four men face life sentences.
Some in the African nation wonder if Pierre Nkurunziza died of Covid-19 after his wife fell ill.
NZ businessman helps set up project which has supplied 500,000 people in Nairobi with access to soap and public hand washing facilities.
OPINION: Communities struggle to survive as droughts, floods and cyclones wreak havoc on their crops, but there's something Kiwis can do to help.
One of the most wanted fugitives in the 1994 mass slaughter in Rwanda has been arrested in France.
Director-general set to come under intensified scrutiny as WHO holds its biggest annual event.
The 24-year-old was working as a volunteer with an Italian humanitarian group when she was abducted during an attack by gunman in Kenya.
One of the world's largest brewers might "discard" millions of bottles due to South Africa's alcohol ban in lockdown.
Through his lens Geoff Walker is witnessing a resilient community try to stave off a looming tragedy.
Homosexuality is illegal in the conservative North African country, leaving the men fearing for their lives.
On Freedom Day, president says Covid-19 is underscoring lasting disparities between rich and poor.
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Covid-19 could kill more than 300,000 Africans as hunger rises and doctors fear a resurgence in malaria deaths.
OPINION: Ten years after my husband died, I felt the familiar frustration of facing a government slow to help.
Plans to get volunteer medical workers home after a life-changing trip saving children have hit obstacles.
In the latest incident of wildlife claiming back territory, African penguins hobbled across an intersection in Cape Town.
A pride of lions was caught napping on an empty road that would otherwise be filled with tourists.
Coronavirus may have delayed a school build in Ghana, but the Kiwi helping realise the project says it's a bonding experience.
Africa's coronavirus death toll hits a grim milestone, with the Nigerian president's chief of staff among the dead.
UN predicts overcrowded slums and fragile healthcare systems could be a deadly combination for Africa.
If it spies anyone on the streets during the lockdown, it approaches them and asks why they are out.
There are growing fears of an unprecedented healthcare crisis in the continent least equipped to treat serious infections.
Police minister warns people to not go out jogging and says alcohol sales are prohibited in Covid-19 lockdown.
An Otago medical student is stuck in Pretoria after his passport was stolen.
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