Dominic West is Kenya bound for the organisation Save Lamu for which he is a patron.
Unicef records show that 200 million girls and women alive today have undergone FGM across 31 countries.
A video recorded from the banks of Lake Victoria showed the large animal thrashing the boy around in the water.
There are eight contenders for the director general of World Trade Organization as Roberto Azevedo steps down on Monday.
The domestic violence survivor's hands had to be amputated due to the injuries sustained during the attack.
India, Mexico, Norway and Ireland were chosen as non-permanent members, while Djibouti and Kenya will go to a second round of voting on Thursday.
Hippos and crocodiles have attacked and killed people living in counties close to Lake Victoria.
The population of rare white giraffes has been reduced to a single male after a mother and calf were killed in Kenya.
In the UK Africa Investment Summit 2020, Johnson made a clear pitch for business less than two weeks before Britain leaves the European Union.
Attackers breached heavy security at Camp Simba at dawn but were pushed back and four jihadists killed.
May is the latest in a long line of prime ministers who have evoked the potential of "Africa" for their own political purposes.
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Doctors took hours to discover the patient they were performing brain surgery on was actually the wrong person.
Opposition leader Raila Odinga swore himself in as "the people's president" during a mock inauguration ceremony in front of a huge crowd of tens of thousands in Nairobi.
Local authorities said that a man was charged with bestality after he allegedly raped two goats to death over the course of two hours.
Gilfred Powys, the director of the 43,000 acre Suyian Ranch in northwest Laikipia, was out on his regular patrol when he was charged at by the animal.
Rebecca Kariuki, the children's officer, said they suspect that the mother may be having some vital information that could reveal what happened with the baby.
The doctors have successfully removed 13 out of the 14 needles from the baby's body but the last one is still deep inside the child's buttocks.
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has been sworn in for a second term after months of unrest and pledged to govern "in the spirit of inclusivity".
Hopes that the inauguration of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta would end months of election turmoil were dashed.
The election was chaotic, the re-election was chaotic, and the inauguration ceremony for Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta was chaotic.
Although the opposition called for calm, at least two people were killed in protests after the court upheld President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election in a repeat vote that the opposition boycotted.
Police fired live rounds and tear gas to prevent Odinga's convoy from making its way to Nairobi's main park so he could address supporters.
Malawi has become the tenth country in Africa to be put on high alert over fears that the plague could spread there from Madagascar.
Malawi has become the tenth African country to be put on high alert over fears the pneumonic plague could spread there from Madagascar.
The shooting occurred at dawn at the Lokichogio Mixed Secondary School when a suspended student and other gunmen, thought to be from South Sudan, attacked pupils.
Attack brings number of people reported beheaded by al-Shabaab in Lamu County to 16 in the past three months.
No Kenya presidential election has ever been nullified before.
Somalian militants often attack neighbouring country in retaliation to deployment of troops.
Police are looking for political protesters following a controversial election in Kenya.