BBC News - Africa
Zimbabwe's new president Mnangagwa vows to 're-engage' with world
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 17:23:28 GMT
President Emmerson Mnangagwa vows sweeping changes, after the dramatic departure of Robert Mugabe.
Egypt attack: Gunmen kill 235 in Sinai mosque
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 20:38:39 GMT
The gun and bomb assault in Sinai is the deadliest militant attack in Egypt's modern history.
Oscar Pistorius jail term for killing Reeva Steenkamp more than doubled
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 11:16:30 GMT
The family of murdered girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp say the ruling means she can now rest in peace.
Morocco prays for rain as shortage threatens agriculture
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 23:22:02 GMT
Demonstrations were held across the country as a lack of rainfall threatens its agriculture.
'Indiana Joan', 95, faces Egypt looting probe
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 12:19:53 GMT
The Australian woman is facing an investigation over her collection of Middle Eastern artefacts.
Rwanda offers refuge to enslaved Libya migrants
Thu, 23 Nov 2017 11:54:44 GMT
Rwanda says it cannot stand by as Africa migrants are "auctioned off like cattle" in Libya.
Zimbabwe President Mnangagwa: Mugabe 'a father and mentor'
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 15:53:44 GMT
Zimbabwe's new president paid tribute to his predecessor and promised to rebuild the country.
Zimbabweans share hopes under President Emmerson Mnangagwa
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 11:49:31 GMT
A pensioner, an activist and a white farmer share their hopes for the future under a new president.
Zimbabwe still faces an economic struggle
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 11:39:32 GMT
In Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe may have gone but the country's battered economy still needs to be turned around.
Emmerson Mnangagwa: Who is the man known as the ‘crocodile’?
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 17:58:11 GMT
Emmerson Mnangagwa has achieved a long-held ambition to become Zimbabwe's president. But who is he?
'I opened my own big cat sanctuary at 16' in South Africa
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 16:12:52 GMT
Savannah Heuser fulfilled her dream of helping ill-treated lions. But in 2017, heartbreak struck.
What's Up Africa: The perfect gift for Grace Mugabe?
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 18:49:58 GMT
Satirist Ikenna Azuike on gifts from Robert Mugabe, Nigeria's economy and Egyptian singer Shaaima Ahmed.
The Gambia's NSC will defy Fifa deadline to restore federation board
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 16:30:01 GMT
The Gambia's National Sports Council says it will defy a Fifa deadline to lift the suspension of the football federation's leadership by Monday.
Jonathan Kodjia: Aston Villa striker sidelined for up to four months after ankle surgery
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 14:34:10 GMT
Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce is devastated by the loss of striker Jonathan Kodjia, who has had further ankle surgery.
African Footballer of the Year - meet the contenders
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 18:58:58 GMT
Find out more about the five contenders - Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Naby Keita, Sadio Mane, Victor Moses and Mohamed Salah.
Oumar Niasse: Banned Everton striker 'exaggerated normal Scott Dann contact'
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 14:17:09 GMT
Everton striker Oumar Niasse "exaggerated the effect of a normal contact" with Scott Dann according to the written reasons for his two-game ban.
Shingai Nyoka: What next for Zimbabwe?
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 01:18:45 GMT
Singing and celebration spring from the belief that the worst is over, our Zimbabwe correspondent writes - but is change coming?
Farouk Chothia: Will South Africa learn from Mugabe's fall?
Thu, 23 Nov 2017 00:22:53 GMT
South Africa's governing African National Congress has lessons to learn from the fall of Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe.
Fergal Keane: Mugabe has gone, but will Zimbabwe change?
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 10:20:32 GMT
Zimbabweans are celebrating change, but is the old regime just getting a new face?
Robert Mugabe
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 18:14:25 GMT
A look at the career of Robert Mugabe, who has resigned as Zimbabwe's president after 37 years in power.