Some of Theresa May's critics already call her "RoboMay," claiming the British prime minister moves so awkwardly that she comes off as robotic.
- by Siobhán O'Grady
Zimbabwe's top court upheld the narrow and disputed election victory by President Emmerson Mnangagwa clearing the way for his inauguration.
Trump built on his reputation for issuing false claims with a tweet asserting that there is "large scale killing" of farmers in South Africa.
- by Alex Wayne
Militia violence in Democratic Republic of Congo has prevented aid workers from reaching some potential cases in an outbreak of Ebola .
- by Stephanie Nebehay
The deaths brought to six the number people who have been killed by hippos around Lake Naivasha so far this year.
In the desperate race to save these remarkable beasts from relentless poaching, conservationists are trialling an extraordinary new strategy.
- by Todd Pitock
Health workers are trying to keep cool an Ebola vaccine needed to tackle an outbreak suspected of killing some 30 people since it was declared over last week.
- by Tim Cocks
The conflict has killed tens of thousands, displaced a quarter of the country's population and ruined the economy.
A win for Mnangagwa is expected to leave Zimbabwe with deep political divisions, worsened by deadly rioting in the capital.
Soldiers and police fired live rounds, water cannons and tear gas at furious protesters who threw rocks and burned vehicles on Wednesday in Zimbabwe's capital.
Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF party has won the majority of seats in Parliament after sweeping rural constituencies by huge margins, official results showed.
- by MacDonald Dzirutwe