BBC News - Africa
Kenya election: Chief prosecutor orders inquiry into electoral commission
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 13:24:12 GMT
An inquiry is ordered into the electoral commission after last month's presidential poll was ruled void.
Two jailed for life over 2015 Egyptian stadium deaths
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 16:13:15 GMT
Two people are jailed for life and 12 others imprisoned over violence that led to at least 19 people dying at a football stadium in February 2015.
Africa's biggest modern art gallery opens in Cape Town
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:20:44 GMT
Entry to the Zeitz Mocaa in Cape Town is free at certain times for anyone with an African passport.
Altach striker Bernard Tekpetey banned for 'racism' reaction
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 09:20:44 GMT
Ghana's Bernard Tekpetey is banned for two matches after being sent off for his reaction to alleged racist insults during an Austrian Cup tie.
Migrant crisis: Dozens feared drowned off Libya coast
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 22:08:47 GMT
At least 50 people are feared drowned after a dinghy reportedly ran out of fuel off the Libyan coast.
Where is 'Nambia'? President Trump 'invents' African country
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 08:20:52 GMT
Speaking at a UN conference, US President Donald Trump appears to invent a whole new African nation.
Ancient DNA sheds light on African history
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:08:47 GMT
DNA from ancient remains is used to reconstruct thousands of years of population history in Africa.
Togo protests: Why are people marching against Faure Gnassingbé?
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:15:32 GMT
Protesters want an end to the rule of President Faure Gnassingbé, who succeeded his father in 2005.
Zannah Mustapha founded a school that teaches Boko Haram children
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 07:22:07 GMT
Zannah Mustapha founded a school for children affected by Boko Haram violence in the heartland of the Islamist insurgency in Nigeria.
Bill Gates answers questions from BBC Pidgin audience
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 20:31:11 GMT
This is what some of BBC Pidgin's audience asked Microsoft Founder and philanthropist Bill Gates.
What's Up Africa: Angola and Uganda's presidents and a Kenyan ballet star
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 15:52:31 GMT
What's Up Africa looks at presidential change in Angola, demonstrations in Uganda and a Kenyan ballet dancer who wants to take up a scholarship in the UK.
Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe describes Donald Trump as a 'gold Goliath'
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 14:56:23 GMT
Zimbabwe's president appears to mock the US president during a speech at the UN general assembly.
Gambia's all-female oyster catchers
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 11:04:43 GMT
The BBC meets the women in Gambia who are harvesting oysters for food and for water purification.
Could maggots save global food supplies?
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 11:03:54 GMT
Could maggots boost global food output? One South African firm is using them to boost limited stocks of fishmeal.
African Champions League: Etoile du Sahel progress to semis
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 19:34:29 GMT
Two goals from Egyptian Amr Marei sees Tunisia's Etoile du Sahel set up an African Champions League semi-final against Egypt's Al Ahly.
Confederation Cup: TP Mazembe ease past Al Hilal Obeid
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 15:54:16 GMT
Defending champions TP Mazembe of DR Congo thrash Sudan's Al Hilal Obeid 5-0 to seal a place in the semi-finals of the Confederation Cup.
Nigeria's Victor Obinna chose Cape Town City over Europe
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 13:22:58 GMT
Nigeria's Victor Obinna says he rejected offers to continue his career in Europe in favour of playing in South Africa for Benni McCarthy's Cape Town City.
Pumza Fihlani: The politician who showers every three days
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 10:32:11 GMT
South Africa's Helen Zille made the shock revelation, arguing greasy hair is now a status symbol.
Mayeni Jones: The Angolans who are impatient for change
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 23:42:25 GMT
Angola has publicly funded healthcare with state-of-the-art clinics. So why are some hospitals running out of drugs? The BBC's Mayeni Jones investigates.
Alastair Leithead: Kenya at a crossroads
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:08:20 GMT
Can a new election be held in the time allocated by Kenya's constitution?