Sat, 10 Dec 2016 12:25:03 GMTGambian leader Yahya Jammeh is criticised internationally for his rejection of poll results.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 23:01:05 GMTGhana's opposition leader Nana Akufo-Addo wins Wednesday's presidential election.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 15:33:50 GMTA new three-word postal system is introduced in Ivory Coast, allowing the whole country to receive mail.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 23:20:06 GMTAt least 45 people are killed in a suicide attack in the north-eastern Nigerian town of Madagali.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 17:02:09 GMTFive candidates for top AU leadership job battle it out in a historic public debate.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 08:41:01 GMTGambian leader Yahya Jammeh has rejected the result of the presidential election held earlier this month, a week after admitting defeat.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 21:28:14 GMTCameroon's "protected" Penja pepper has helped to transform the region, economically.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:10:58 GMTAs Kenya prepares to export oil, the promise of petrodollars has generated high expectations.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 18:07:43 GMTA resident in Bamenda describes ongoing clashes after weeks of protests against the use of French in courts and schools in English-speaking parts of Cameroon.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 19:04:19 GMTGiraffes have been classified as vulnerable to extinction. Chester Zoo says humans are to blame.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:14:42 GMTGcina Mhlope is a traditional storyteller who narrates her tales in four South African languages.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 15:49:22 GMTNigeria's women's team say they are fighting for the rights as they continue to refuse to leave an Abjua hotel in protest over outstanding payments.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:12:42 GMTFormer Uganda defender Godfrey Kateregga and Saddat Kyambadde are sacked by Police Football Club for match-fixing.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 01:05:15 GMTThe palace of a Ugandan king and he has been charged with murder - why?
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:00:25 GMTUp to 120,000 people risk starving to death amid the Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria, the UN warns.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 12:38:45 GMTPrincess Kasune is one of Zambia's most outspoken Aids activists and was recently elected to become its first publicly known HIV-positive MP.
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, 21 Aug 2016 23:46:04 GMTPhotographer Mahesh Shantaram documents the lives of Africans living in India.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:50:04 GMTIn our series of letters from African journalists, Nigerian novelist and writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani recalls how she was banned from speaking her mother tongue.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 06:31:16 GMTIn our series of letters from African journalists, Ghanaian writer Elizabeth Ohene explains the hidden meanings of parables during election season.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 00:49:53 GMTIn our series of letters from African journalists, Sola Odunfa looks at why it is a good idea for Nigeria to reintroduce history as a school subject.
Sat, 29 Oct 2016 00:06:37 GMT#BringBackOurGirls was a global campaign to free girls and women who had been kidnapped by Boko Haram in Nigeria. Now some are free, Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani looks at what lies ahead for them.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 02:54:57 GMTIt used to be a cultural taboo for a woman to ask for sexual gratification in Nigeria, but there's a mini-revolution going on the in bedroom, writes the BBC's Bola Mosuro.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 09:25:10 GMTA selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 07:13:20 GMTPresident Yahya Jammeh of The Gambia surprised the world earlier this month when he lost elections - the BBC's Umaru Fofana looks at the reasons behind his defeat.
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.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 03:41:00 GMTResearch has cast doubt on a UN-backed project to reduce pollution-induced illness in the world's poorest children by providing 100 million homes with a smoke-free stove.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 03:23:11 GMTAbducted as a child by Uganda's Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebel group, Dominic Ongwen became one of its most ruthless commanders, so should he face trial at the ICC?
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:59:03 GMTAn organised crime ring was giving out real US visas in Ghana's capital Accra for a decade - how did they get away with it for so long?
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 03:12:54 GMTCould the former Sudanese child soldier and refugee Deng Adut be crowned Australian of the year?
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 00:40:29 GMTWhat role do postcards and letters play in this digital age? Some businesses think there is a gap in the market.