Sat, 25 Mar 2017 23:04:37 GMTAbout 40 were killed when a police convoy was ambushed in the central province of Kasai.,
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:05:25 GMTEx-Congolese militia leader ordered to pay $1m (£800,000), but he is broke.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:29:34 GMTThe commission will investigate abuses committed during ex-President Jammeh's rule, minister says.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:36:02 GMTIt is the first time Egypt's ex-president is allowed to go home since his 2011 overthrow.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:29:55 GMTAn aid group finds two capsized boats capable of carrying 100 migrants each, and only five bodies.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 05:14:31 GMTBritish scientists say they now isolate different strains and so diagnose sufferers within days.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:43:50 GMTThe latest victim appears to be a mother assaulted for four hours in front of her son.
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.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 06:11:34 GMTAudifax Byiringiro, a Rwandan cricketer, tells his harrowing story of escaping the 1994 genocide and how cricket has helped play a part in the healing process.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:34:10 GMTSmall-scale tobacco farmers in Zimbabwe have little to invest due to poor profit margins and a weak economy.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:10:49 GMTProfessor Sebsebe Demissew wants to open the country's first botanic garden.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:33:03 GMTWhat's up Africa satirist Ikenna Azuike looks at Kenya's prophecies and whether people rely on them more than the weather channel, or their local bookmakers.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 16:31:57 GMTSierra Leone football could be set for a new era of peace as leading figures settle their differences and set up a new ethics body.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 13:37:14 GMTNigeria's friendly with Burkina Faso on Monday in London is called off after several Burkina Faso players fail to gain entry visas for the UK.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 09:24:34 GMTUp to 400 people have reportedly been killed in the central DR Congo provinces 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.
Sat, 18 Mar 2017 15:15:25 GMTMadagascar's Ahmad holds the future of African football in his hands, but who exactly is he and what does he hope to achieve as president of Caf?
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.
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.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:50:40 GMTA selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
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.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:01:18 GMTWe track a single item of clothing to see just where it goes before it ends up in the shop.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 16:28:10 GMTKenya's civil servants receive more tax revenue than those in other sub-Saharan African countries.