Mon, 20 Feb 2017 10:19:41 GMTA famine is declared in parts of South Sudan following civil war and economic collapse.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 18:29:53 GMTThe ban is said to be for "national security reasons" and not driven by religious ideology.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:33:36 GMTDonald Trump is right that "America is for the Americans", says Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 13:16:02 GMTA Tanzanian politician takes to Twitter to defend his threat to publish the names of suspected homosexuals.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 20:24:39 GMTWitnesses say the bomb went off in a part of the city popular with soldiers, civilians and traders.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 22:06:37 GMTThousands witness Adama Barrow becoming the third Gambian president in history.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 14:47:07 GMTGeert Wilders heads polls ahead of the 15 March election, but his lead is narrowing.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 00:52:51 GMTChuma Somdaka, a disabled artist living in a South African park, gets her own exhibition.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 14:24:10 GMTDespite its economic woes, property developers are optimistic about Ghana's potential.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:00:29 GMTEvelyne Masumbuko, founder of Abidjan4you, talks about the unexpected success of her website.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 18:53:15 GMTSouth African Health Ombudsman Malegapuru Makgoba describes how patients were failed.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 11:48:26 GMTSomalia's landscape is littered with dead animals and there are warnings of a full-blown famine.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 18:25:43 GMTVictoria Emah-Emah runs a charity which helps Nigerian children whose parents died from HIV/Aids.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:04:29 GMTCameroon midfielder Christian Bassogog, named the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations' best player, joins Chinese Super League side Henan Jianye from Aab Fodbold in Denmark.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:02:40 GMTSouth Africa's Orlando Pirates have named Sweden's Kjell Jonevret as their new coach.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:35:04 GMTHow mobile technology is profoundly changing access to money in the developing world.
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 10:48:52 GMTAfrica's first Google Code-in winner has left his hometown, because Cameroon has cut the internet there.
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 11:13:20 GMTA selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 14:21:12 GMTSomalia has a new, apparently popular president. His main challenges include making federalism work, reducing corruption and improving security.
Wed, 08 Feb 2017 14:52:05 GMTThree weeks after reports that Cameroon had blocked the internet in English-speaking regions, residents say services have yet to be restored. So what is going on?
Mon, 06 Feb 2017 14:11:46 GMTHow Cameroon overcame setbacks and distractions to win the Africa Cup of Nations.
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 11:46:11 GMTBeyonce's pregnancy portrait is now the most liked Instagram post of all time. But who is the artist behind the photo ?
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 00:06:54 GMTThe mobile phone apps that are enabling fishermen to increase their catches at the same time as helping environmentalists monitor and preserve stocks.