An Ethiopian Airlines jet has crashed shortly after take-off from Addis Ababa, killing all on board, the airline says.
The world's last male northern white rhino has died leaving only two females left to save the subspecies from extinction.
Ethiopian military tanks sit in position on the outskirts of the town of Baidoa in Somalia in 2012.
A Swiss woman has been kidnapped from her home in the northern Malian town of Timbuktu, security officials say.
The new land restoration program builds on commitments made by African countries as part of a UN deal to tackle climate change agreed on in Paris.
ROME — Diplomats trying to help Libya emerge from the chaos that terrorists have exploited said Sunday