Rohingya crisis: The Gambia who took Aung San Sui Kyi to the world court

Gambian Abubacarr Tambadou has forced the Nobel laureate to defend Myanmar against genocide charges.

Lions and tigers escape circus for vast new home

Seventeen big cats rescued from Guatemalan circuses have moved to a South African wildlife sanctuary.

Ivory Coast is using plastic waste to build schools

The West African country has partnered with UNICEF to transform landfill waste into bricks for schools.

Pierre Nkurunziza: Burundi leader to get $530,000 and luxury villa

MPs also backed a proposal for President Pierre Nkurunziza to become the country's "supreme leader".

Trump says he plans to expand US travel ban

It would build upon an existing ban which bars entry for citizens of seven mostly Muslim countries.

Zimbabwe doctors end strike after billionaire’s offer

The medics were off work for more than four months, paralysing the country's healthcare sector.

How Irish potatoes and cassava helped Uganda’s Museveni shed 30kg

Yoweri Museveni says Irish potatoes, vegetables, and coffee with no sugar, helped him lose weight.

Libya considering CHAN invite

The Libya Football Federation is considering an invite to replace Tunisia at the 2020 African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Cameroon,

Spanish fourth-tier side Manchego deny Mathias Pogba has left

Spanish side Manchego deny that Guinea's Mathias Pogba has joined fourth-tier rivals Lorca FC, a club whose starting line-ups are chosen by fans via a smartphone app.

Risking my life to protect Congo’s rainforest

How a conservationist tried to protect Congo's rainforest during the country's civil war