By Matthew Murray BBC News "We've gone 12 months without an elephant being shot and killed by poachers at Mana Pools National Park, which is a huge result." For Nick Murray, a conservationist born in Pontypridd, this result has followed years...
BY BBCAFRICA Voters in Guinea are casting their ballots in a controversial election which sees President Alpha Condé, 82, seeking a third term. The day started with heavy rain but as soon as it stopped, long lines...
BY BBCAFRICA An Egyptian blogger and satirist has been released after more than two years in detention. Shadi Abu Zeid, 27, was arrested in May 2018 on charges of spreading false news and belonging to a terrorist...
BY BBCAFRICA The governor of Nigeria's Osun state has escaped what officials call an "assassination attempt" when armed people attacked anti-police brutality protesters in the state capital Osogbo. After marching with the protesters, Governor Adegboyega Oyetola was...
BY BBCAFRICA The house of a former prime minister of Ivory Coast has been burnt down during clashes less than two weeks before bitterly contested elections. It is not clear who was behind the attack on the residence of...