More than 140 rescued refugees taken to Libya despite violence
'Survivors tell us they suffer torture, forced labour, physical and sexual violence,' UNHCR spokesperson says
Will the Crocodile punish those behind Zimbabwe crackdown?
Analysis: President has vowed that ‘heads will roll’. But questions remain as to whether he holds enough authority to do so
Tanzania forest granted protection after nearing destruction
'When I first began work in the forest 15 years ago it was clearly a biologically important place, but it rang with the sound of axes and machetes,' says project leader
Nairobi death toll rises to 21 after terror attack at hotel complex
British man killed in siege named as international development charity worker Luke Potter
Dozens feared dead after oil tanker explosion in Nigeria
Police confirm at least 12 deaths but some residents put death toll closer to 60 people
Relatives of German citizens detained in Egypt deny Isis links
Two German-Egyptian nationals were held after arriving in the country last month
Ethiopia's reforms are great for women, but will it tackle harassment?
The outfits hanging along the wall are simple: a long dress, a purple shawl, a checkered T-shirt. Most are also quite small because the girls who were raped while wearing them were all in their teens at the time – some as young as 12.
Ordinary Nigerians step in to keep the peace in deadly land feuds
In a deadly conflict, civilian groups are working to bridge divides between farmers and herders