BBC News - Africa
Somalia's al-Shabab stones man to death for adultery
Mon, 29 May 2017 10:52:33 GMT
The man had two wives - but was found guilty by an Islamic court of adultery with a third woman.
Kenya election: Peter Gichira charged with attempted suicide
Mon, 29 May 2017 15:59:50 GMT
A Kenyan is charged with trying to take his life after his presidential ambitions were thwarted.
Morocco protests: Activist Nasser Zefzafi arrested
Mon, 29 May 2017 14:40:32 GMT
Protesters have taken to the streets to support Nasser Zefzafi, who organised anti-corruption rallies.
Libya Benghazi: Group blamed for 2012 attack on US mission disbands
Sun, 28 May 2017 11:37:55 GMT
The Islamist group blamed for the 2012 US mission attack says its leaders died in a fight with the army.
Egypt Coptic Christians: IS claims attack
Sat, 27 May 2017 14:44:44 GMT
The IS statement comes as some of the 29 people killed in the attack are laid to rest.
South Africa: Jacob Zuma 'plans second home in Dubai'
Sun, 28 May 2017 14:28:17 GMT
Mr Zuma is under pressure because of corruption scandals, cabinet sackings and a faltering economy.
Kidnapped and enslaved in a forest for three years
Sat, 27 May 2017 23:11:41 GMT
Faith was drugged and taken to a forest by al-Shabab militants fighting in Somalia.
Medical research centre frozen in time
Sat, 27 May 2017 23:06:41 GMT
Evgenia Arbugaeva photographs the people at the Amani Hill Station, Tanzania.
Where has all the food aid gone in the world's biggest refugee camp?
Fri, 26 May 2017 12:36:17 GMT
The UN says aid agencies are struggling to cope with the huge numbers of people arriving in Uganda after fleeing civil war in South Sudan.
Five things you might not know about Africa
Thu, 25 May 2017 15:37:29 GMT
Africa Day is 25 May, it marks the creation of the Organisation of African Unity, now called the African Union.
Cameroon boss warns Clinton Njie
Mon, 29 May 2017 14:11:32 GMT
Cameroon coach Hugo Broos puts Clinton Njie on notice, warning the Marseille striker that indiscipline could ruin his international career.
Germany coach wary of African champions Zambia
Mon, 29 May 2017 12:22:16 GMT
Germany coach Guido Streichsbier rates his team's chances of beating Zambia at the Fifa Under-20 World Cup as no better than 50-50.
Senegal prepare to face Mexico in U-20 showdown
Mon, 29 May 2017 11:27:14 GMT
Senegal's young Lions of Teranga prepare to face Mexico in their Fifa Under-20 World Cup second round tie in Incheon.
Charlotte Attwood: The sex slaves of al-Shabab
Wed, 24 May 2017 23:18:16 GMT
Last year Salama Ali uncovered a secret - that the al-Shabab militant group was seizing Kenyan woman and turning them into sex slaves.
Umaru Fofana: Waiting for take-off in West Africa
Wed, 24 May 2017 23:47:52 GMT
Flying between the West African capitals of Freetown and Banjul should take about an hour. But as the BBC's Umaru Fofana found out, it can be quicker and easier to fly via Morocco or even Belgium.
Catherine Byaruhanga: Has Joseph Kony been defeated?
Tue, 23 May 2017 01:12:01 GMT
The US and Uganda are stopping the hunt for notorious rebel leader Joseph Kony but he is still a threat.
Tradesmen of Kumasi
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:14:15 GMT
Documenting the workplaces of a generation of Ghanaians.
River of life
Mon, 03 Apr 2017 00:11:26 GMT
Solving the water crisis for South Sudanese refugees.
Living with volcanoes
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 00:17:35 GMT
The archipelago where the landscape is idyllic but life tough.
World's vainest people?
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:21:27 GMT
How 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.