Fri, 24 Feb 2017 18:10:53 GMTSouth African police use force to break up rival groups at an anti-immigrant protest in Pretoria.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:40:58 GMTUganda, Kenya and Rwanda adopt a truck-tracking system to prevent theft and speed up goods in transit.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 12:23:59 GMTBriton Susan Howarth and her husband were attacked at their farm in an early-morning raid.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:29:59 GMTMen and women between those ages need permission from the security services to travel abroad.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:31:04 GMTThe producers of 24: Legacy say footage of the 2013 Nairobi attack will be cut from all broadcasts.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:32:49 GMTMr Badjie is said to have personally presided over torture sessions under ex-President Yahya Jammeh.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 21:42:21 GMTAs part of a World Bank pilot programme, smallholders in Lesotho have been offered a stake in a commercial venture.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 12:17:39 GMTRaw meat is considered a delicious delicacy by many in Ethiopia.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 13:19:16 GMTThe graphic designers using Lesotho's cultural symbols to produce fashion and home interiors.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:08:50 GMTChild abuse allegations have been made against French and UN peacekeepers in the Central African Republic.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:17:49 GMTNigerian-British artist Adeniyi Olagunju, who takes everyday objects and reshapes them in surprising ways, says he is "addicted to the creative process".
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:01:13 GMTFrom dozens to thousands, how a Ghanaian charity has helped children improve their spelling
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:41:00 GMTNFF president Amaju Pinnick is criticised for saying who he will vote for on behalf of the body in next month's Caf presidential election.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:10:37 GMTFifa president Gianni Infantino states he has no influence on next month's Confederation of African Football presidential elections.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:14:13 GMTRumours are rife about the state of Muhammadu Buhari's health - and about his grip on power.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 01:05:10 GMTAre African media dealing with fake news effectively?
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:22:07 GMTA change of attitude towards peace missions under President Trump could spell disaster for places like CAR.
Sun, 12 Feb 2017 00:40:36 GMTThe silent deaths of 94 mentally ill patients in South Africa is symptomatic of their place in society, but their families want explanations, writes the BBC's Pumza Fihlani.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 01:27:26 GMTKenyan herders are giving their own food to animals to keep them alive during the severe drought.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 17:24:18 GMTA selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
Sat, 31 Dec 2016 00:24:57 GMTA selection of the most striking news images from the African continent this year.
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 01:00:41 GMTPhotographer Boukary Konate is documenting scenes from rural life in his native Mali for the "internet generation", and before this way of life disappears entirely.
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 01:19:01 GMTThis year's Lagos Photo Festival in Nigeria brings together well-known photographers and their take on identity in Africa.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:31:45 GMTAfter nearly three years of war, South Sudanese artists want to get the country thinking and talking about peace, and have landed on a novel way to do it.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:18:17 GMTThe white beaches of Zanzibar’s coast are home to the octopus hunters, in search of the delicacy.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 12:25:04 GMTPhotos of street vendors from across Africa who it is thought account for more than half of the continent's work force.
Thu, 08 Sep 2016 07:15:28 GMTSpectacular landscape and wildlife provide some stunning images from Botswana.
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 09:47:21 GMTAfrica's worst yellow fever outbreak in 30 years prompts a race to protect millions of people from the disease, complicated by a shortage of vaccines.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:52:34 GMTIn our series of letters from African journalists, Sudanese columnist Yousra Elbagir explains what it is like to live in a country subject to US sanctions.
Sun, 05 Feb 2017 00:45:13 GMTIn our series of letters from African journalists, novelist and writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani considers the art of Nigerian verbosity.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:41:51 GMTLife as an MP in Ghana is a tough and short-lived stint, but the privilege of being called "Honourable" is worth the trouble, writes Elizabeth Ohene.
Mon, 02 Jan 2017 00:11:45 GMTIn our series of letters from African journalists, Joseph Warungu identifies key people, places and events to watch out for in Africa in 2017.
Tue, 13 Dec 2016 10:04:41 GMTAfter 12 years, Ebrima Sillah, who was forced to flee The Gambia for being too critical of Yahya Jammeh, hopes to return home.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:43:51 GMTIn our series of letters from African journalists, Mannir Dan Ali considers why the Nigerian president is finding it hard to please anyone.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 15:16:26 GMTA selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 02:06:24 GMTElizabeth Ohene considers Ghanaians' wanderlust as her compatriots join those taking risks to claim asylum abroad.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 01:40:15 GMTPolygamy is widely accepted all over Nigeria but one of the country's most prominent Muslim leaders is trying to ban the practice - in some cases.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:40:56 GMTThe UN has declared a famine in parts of South Sudan, the first to be announced anywhere in the world in six years. So why has famine returned?
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:09:39 GMTAn albino hunted for her body parts tells the BBC she lives in fear after surviving a kidnap attempt in Malawi.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:41:33 GMTMore than 600 black South Africans drowned in WW1 when their ship was struck by a Royal Mail vessel. But why did the captain blamed for the tragedy do nothing to help?
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:45:03 GMTA patient and a doctor in Kenya tell their stories of the dispute that is now into its 10th week.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 17:39:11 GMTA new hungry caterpillar is threatening African crops already badly hit by record droughts.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:35:04 GMTHow mobile technology is profoundly changing access to money in the developing world.