Poaching is threatening the very existence of elephants and rhinos across Africa, as wildlife parks struggle to keep up with their methods.
Police investigating the killing of Reeva Steenkamp compromised important evidence by removing it, South African television has claimed.
South African President Jacob Zuma has condemned the brutal killing of Mr Mido Macia, who was reportedly killed by police in Daveyton.
Pistorius will concentrate on defending himself against allegations that he murdered his model girlfriend on Valentine's morning.
A reality TV show aired this evening featuring Reeva Steenkamp, the former girlfriend of Oscar Pistorius, opened with a tribute to her.
Football was banned in Mali under jihadist rule; now the Africa Cup of Nations has helped to promote a sense of unity and pride.
Throughout ten months of Islamist rule, the people of Timbuktu risked their lives to preserve the artefacts of their ancient heritage.
Francois Hollande is due to visit Timbuktu during his visit to the West African country this weekend. He will be welcomed by many.
Burnt out cars lie at the entrance to liberated Diabaly. Nearby, the stench of death rises from the window of a discarded army vehicle.
Two weeks ago, the conflict in Mali seemed like one of those wars in one of those far away places that most people had barely heard of.