Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:27:17 GMTMourners cheer calls for South Africa's president to resign.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:53:14 GMTFlights were temporarily halted on Tuesday evening after protesters locked themselves in an aircraft.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:21:42 GMTThe bodies of a US man and a Swedish woman are found two weeks after they were abducted.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 21:09:56 GMTCrimes against humanity charges relate to the deadly violence after the 2010 presidential elections.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 18:23:27 GMTViolence erupts after negotiations aimed at ending President Kabila's 17 years in power break down.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:59:50 GMTAngry crowds near Delhi blamed the students for the death of a teenager from a suspected overdose.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 19:52:14 GMTThe first bobsleigh team from Africa are on the verge of qualifying for the 2018 Olympics.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 17:01:52 GMTBBC What's up Africa satirist Ikenna Azuike puts Kenyan police in the dock this week, and shares some tips on how to tackle their slow response to crime.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 23:44:17 GMTVideo footage shows Endurance Amalawa being attacked by a mob in India.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:30:23 GMTAhmed Kathrada, one of the big names of South Africa's anti-apartheid struggle has died at the age of 87.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:26:39 GMTNelson Mandela's ex-wife has paid tribute to the South African anti-apartheid activist, Ahmed Kathrada, who has died aged 87.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 17:29:30 GMTWhat's Up Africa: Were customs officers left a little red-faced at Johannesburg Airport?
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:01:18 GMTCameroon's Nations Cup-winning coach Hugo Broos threatens to quit over management and funding problems in the national team set-up.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:18:00 GMTKenya international Clifton Miheso complains to Fifa over his claim he was forced at gunpoint to end his Golden Arrows contract.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:09:37 GMTUp to 400 people have reportedly been killed in the central DR Congo province of Kasai - what is going on?
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 01:17:56 GMTA recent court case in Nigeria highlights concerns that locally made drinks may be considered unsafe for human consumption.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 14:52:18 GMTColonial tweets by former party leader could end South African opposition party's chances of winning the next election.
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 00:17:35 GMTThe archipelago where the landscape is idyllic but life tough.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:21:27 GMTHow the men of Chad's Wodaabe culture go about finding their brides at a desert festival where the stress is on make-up and clothes.
Sat, 04 Mar 2017 01:11:45 GMTA mysterious case of pollution has turned Port Harcourt, known as "The Garden City", into a city covered in soot.
Thu, 02 Mar 2017 00:45:05 GMTA group of local artisans is trying to preserve their island's buildings.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 01:27:26 GMTKenyan herders are giving their own food to animals to keep them alive during the severe drought.
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.
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 16:36:25 GMTHow Nigerians obsess about life in the US
Tue, 07 Mar 2017 13:43:14 GMTIn our series of letters from African journalists, Sola Odunfa examines the attitude of Nigerians to holidaying, at a time when President Muhammadu Buhari has spent more than a month on "medical vacation" in the UK.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 02:06:24 GMTElizabeth Ohene considers Ghanaians' wanderlust as her compatriots join those taking risks to claim asylum abroad.
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.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 23:33:55 GMTIn our series of letters from African journalists, Joseph Warungu looks at why Kenya insists that its senior political leaders must hold a university degree.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:03:11 GMTAn area infamous for its high crime rate is now being associated with academic excellence.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 23:04:28 GMTPhotographs of the young girls banned from attending school
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:50:40 GMTA selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 00:33:23 GMTSpare a thought for those who are given troublesome names. In Zambia, Chris Haslam came across some very surprising choices.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 01:14:05 GMTIn our series of letters from African journalists Yousra Elbagir looks at Sudan's rich history of lyrical resistance at a time of state censorship and control.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:22:41 GMTA look at how the seed of a South American tree is increasingly being used as an alternative to ivory.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 01:56:19 GMTFamily portraits from the heart of the hunger crisis in Somaliland.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 16:28:10 GMTKenya's civil servants receive more tax revenue than those in other sub-Saharan African countries.