Sun, 23 Apr 2017 10:54:49 GMTKuki Gallmann, author of I Dreamed of Africa, is flown to hospital after an ambush.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 15:58:13 GMTAn Italian prosecutor tells a newspaper there is evidence of direct contact between the two.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 13:25:13 GMTMary Keitany breaks Paula Radcliffe's women's-only world record to win the London Marathon, while Daniel Wanjiru takes victory in the men's race.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 10:44:34 GMTFiles relating to the conviction of the Lockerbie bomber will be handed to the case review commission.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 11:46:29 GMTPresident Kenyatta admits not enough election materials were provided for his party's primaries.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 18:45:01 GMTThe minibus driver also died in the crash near the capital Pretoria, authorities say.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:52:43 GMTAt least seven people died after an electric cable fell on fans in Nigeria, police say.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 18:03:53 GMTGambian footballer Hamadou hoped to pull his family out of poverty by going to Europe, but tragedy befell him.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:09:22 GMTFormer South African President Kgalema Motlanthe says he's uncertain about whether he can support the African National Congress at the next election.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:46:55 GMTThe Zambian lawyer who opened up his own school for aspiring DJs.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:54:40 GMTGhana's President Nana Akufo-Addo says he is making significant economic progress after 100 days in power but critics are not so sure.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 05:27:06 GMTEman Abd El Aty was unable to leave her home for 25 years and weighed 500kg.
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 15:30:49 GMTZimbabwean film-maker Steven Chikosi has been learning lessons from his 81 year-old granny Gogo Muchena.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 14:57:46 GMTLazio become the first side to score five goals in the opening 26 minutes of a Serie A match since 1938 as they thrash Palermo.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 16:41:18 GMTGhana striker Abdul Majeed Waris puts French club Lorient's Ligue 1 survival above personal glory after his ninth goal of the season helped the club claim a 5-1 win over Metz.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 14:33:58 GMTCedric Bakambu helps Villarreal to move to within eight points of the Spanish top four with a controversial stoppage-time winner.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 23:40:19 GMTDays after Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh lost the December election, the prisons started emptying but Isatu Kanyi is still waiting for her husband.
Sat, 15 Apr 2017 23:37:09 GMTAjegunle, a Nigerian slum, has a reputation for crime but it's also produced some of Nigeria's top footballers.
Tue, 04 Apr 2017 12:52:58 GMTThe downgrading of South Africa's credit rating could have profound effects on the country's economy.
Mon, 03 Apr 2017 00:11:26 GMTSolving the water crisis for South Sudanese refugees.
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, 11 Apr 2017 23:14:42 GMTIn our series of letters from African journalists, Nigerian writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani looks into the culture of blind belief in destiny.
Wed, 05 Apr 2017 23:27:30 GMTElizabeth Ohene reminisces about meeting the late South African anti-apartheid hero Ahmed Kathrada.
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.
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.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:10:50 GMTMass graves, child soldiers and police decapitations are all features of a little known Congolese conflict, as the BBC's Catherine Byaruhanga reports.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 23:21:11 GMTMany different countries are trying to get a toehold in Somalia as it slowly emerges from chaos.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 07:00:21 GMTA selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 09:32:23 GMTIn our series of letters from African journalist Yousra Elbagir looks at how Sudanese are using social media to celebrate and express their African identity.
Sun, 16 Apr 2017 23:40:32 GMTAre smartphones empowering poor Kenyans or simply causing more problems than they solve?
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 10:05:33 GMTMany children who live on Lake Bunyonyi in south-western Uganda have to cross the water every day to get to school.
Tue, 11 Apr 2017 14:14:28 GMTMs Nyanzi has been taken to court over calling President Yoweri Museveni "a pair of buttocks".
Sun, 09 Apr 2017 23:17:01 GMTThe Happy Feet youth project in South Africa aims to "promote education" through gumboot dancing.