Mark Zuckerberg: two years ago, Facebook’s chief executive announced an ambitious effort to connect the world’s poorest people to the internet. Photograph: Jim Wilson/New York Times

(...) content, and we opened up the platform to make sure that there is more content available,” he said. Africa(...)

(...) wider context – a massive displacement of peoples in the Middle East and Africa and their efforts to(...)

Donegal/Galway RUGBY Sky Sports 3 from 3.30pm (4.05) South Africa v Argentina CYCLING Eurosport 2, 4(...)

The protected lion known as Cecil, which was killed by American dentist Walter Palmer. Photograph: Paula French via AP

Another American illegally hunted and killed a lion in Zimbabwe several months ago, officials say amid an international outcry over the US hunter accu(...)

Migrants who were blocking the Eurotunnel ramp for trucks  are pushed back by policemen at Coquelles near Calais. Photograph: Pascal Rossignol/Reuters

Middle East and Africa. Nightly attempts by large groups of the estimated 5,000 migrants in Calais to(...)

Australia beat Namibia 142-0 in the pool stages of the 2003 World Cup, a record winning margin. Photograph: Getty

Welwitschias are very much the tournament’s whipping boys. Namibia first joined the party as Africa’s second(...)

Lonnie Bunch, director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, which is scheduled to open in September 2016. Photograph: Simon Carswell

(...) the slave shackles made for children, the amulet the Lobi tribe of West Africa created to protect(...)

This picture of Jericho taken  by Brent Stapelkamp  in Hwange National Park was  released by WildCRU to prove he is not dead.

Jericho the lion, who it had been claimed was shot dead yesterday by poachers at a park in Zimbabwe, is “alive and well”, conservationists have confir(...)

 Scott Henry of Scotland tees off on the  the fourth  hole during the third round of the  Madeira Islands Open  at Club de Golf do Santo da Serra  in Funchall. Photograph: Tom Dulat/Getty Images

(...)-free seven-under-par 65. South Africa’s Brandon Stone is on 14 under par overall after a third-round 66, with(...)

Walter James Palmer (left) poses with a shot lion (not Cecil).

(...), which are subject to periodic culls in South Africa. He said killing animals trapped in enclosures(...)