Sabrina Corgatelli with the carcass of the giraffe she killed in South Africa. “Giraffes are very dangerous animals. They could hurt you seriously, very quickly,” she said on NBC’s Today show.

A big-game hunter from Idaho has been fiercely criticised for flaunting online images of herself posing with the carcasses of a giraffe and other wild(...)

Mozambican president Filipe Nyusi: the number of  millionaires in Mozambique will increase by 120 per cent to 2,200 by 2024, according to New World Wealth. Photograph: Etienne Laurent

Mozambique and Ivory Coast will overtake Angola and Ghana as the countries in Africa with the fastest growth rate of millionaires by 2024, research co(...)

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(...)

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

American dentist Walter Palmer has been widely harangued this week following the killing of Cecil the African lion, but Irish people are not immune to(...)

 Cecil the lion strolls around in Hwange National Park, in Hwange, Zimbabwe before his death at the hands of American dentist Walter Palmer. Photograph: Paula French via AP

Do big-game hunters consider what they do to be sport? It was a question that bounced around in the background of the international condemnation of Mi(...)

Sister Patricia Walsh, who has died aged 72, spent 42 years of her life in Zimbabwe as a nurse and midwife. Her initial posting, at St Theresa’s miss(...)

Protesters outside Walter Palmer’s dental clinic  in Minnesota. Photograph: Adam Bettcher/Getty Images

The American dentist who killed Cecil the lion was a “foreign poacher” who paid for an illegal hunt and he should be extradited to Zimbabwe to face ju(...)

Protestors gather outside Walter James Palmer’s dental office in Bloomington, Minnesota. Photograph: AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt

The White House said on Thursday that it will review the public petition to extradite the American dentist who allegedly killed Cecil, a Zimbabwean li(...)

The entrance to River Bluff Dental clinic where Walter Palmer, who killed the lion, works. Photograph: Eric Miller/Reuters

Two signs on the door of a nondescript dental office in Bloomington, Minnesota, ask passers-by to mourn the death of Cecil, the lion lured from his s(...)

Mark Balma works on a mural of Cecil the lion outside Walter James Palmer’s dental office in Bloomington, Minnesota. Palmer is accused of killing the lion on a hunting trip. Photograph: Eric Miller/Reuters 0:43

As social media exploded with outrage this week at the killing of Cecil the lion, the untimely passing of the celebrated predator at the hands of an A(...)