Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:15:50 GMTThe bodies of a US man and a Swedish woman are found two weeks after they were abducted.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:27:44 GMTAhmed Kathrada, who spent 26 years in prison for his activism, was a close associate of Nelson Mandela.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:59:50 GMTAngry crowds near Delhi blamed the students for the death of a teenager from a suspected overdose.
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 09:21:28 GMTA pitch invasion sees Senegal's Lamine Gassama tackled by a fan as their friendly with Ivory Coast in Paris is abandoned.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 10:23:37 GMTThe disease has infected more than 1,000 people in one of the worst outbreaks for years.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:24:32 GMT"Shocking" killing of aid workers is causing charities to re-assess famine relief in South Sudan.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 10:25:32 GMTTanzania's president "loves" a rap song which had led to the arrest of the artist, who is now free.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 17:24:42 GMTA judge says no evidence warrants detaining the pregnant woman and frees her after five weeks in custody.
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?
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 08:20:49 GMTLufefe Nomjana grows, bakes and sells healthy spinach bread and juices in his local community.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 00:22:25 GMTAn astrologer in South Africa is fighting to get "magic" mushrooms legalised for use in spiritual ceremonies.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 22:29:48 GMTThe Ivorian farmers benefiting from a unique, but labour intensive, blend of compost.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:31:05 GMTSouth Sudan thrash Djibouti to join Comoros, who beat Mauritius, in the group stage of qualifying for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:47:26 GMTA former member of Ghana's coaching team, Gerard Nus, ends his sit-in protest as he is paid all his bonuses by the football association.
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.
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.