Drone campaign continues in Somalia after the US approved new directives granting army extended military operations against terrorists.
Osman al-Alsaied was rushed to hospital after one of his buddies blasted some celebratory gunshots – but forgot to aim upwards.
Robert Mugabe's son has posted a video on Snapchat showing himself pouring hundreds of pounds worth of champagne over a $60,000 (£45,000) diamond-encrusted watch.
The trial of Peter Frederiksen and his bizarre obsession shocked South Africa. He was found guilty of child rape and conspiracy to murder.
Fanroi Mochachi, 45, pleaded guilty to bestiality and has been handed a suspended five-year jail sentence.
The victims' corpses were picked by a Spanish military ship and most of them are thought to be from either Niger or Nigeria.
Kidnapping for ransom is common in the oil-rich Niger Delta region, where militant groups have waged a war against the federal government.
Tramadol, which is available on prescription in the UK, is the most abused drug in Egypt, with as much as 40% of the population using it.
Male Libyan prisoners are being routinely raped by rival militias as a method of torture and humiliation, an investigation has revealed.
Laura Plummer, 33, travelled to the north African country with nearly 300 tablets of tramadol as well as some naproxen, which she claimed were for her sick partner.
In a viral video, Al-Sersawi, claims a girl born in an adulterous relationship is 'not really the man's daughter'. He has been widely condemned for his remarks.
The US Africa Command vowed to continue targeting "terrorists, their training camps and safe havens throughout Somalia, the region and around the world".
Italian police have seized more than 24 million opioid tablets destined for Isis militants who were planning to sell them at a profit to finance terrorism.
Felines were spotted in the Kenya's Masai Mara National Reserve by London-based photographer Paul Goldstein
Madagascar has been hit by the worst outbreak of plague in 50 years infecting at least 1,800 people so far this year, experts say.