BBC News - Africa
Nigeria's Boko Haram crisis: Dapchi anger over missing girls
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 19:38:47 GMT
The state government apologises for wrongly informing parents that some girls had been rescued.
Seychelles protects an area 'as big as Britain' in Indian Ocean
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:49:57 GMT
A novel deal with donors including Leonardo DiCaprio turned public debt into conservation funding.
Moment policeman catches falling child
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 22:12:21 GMT
He was guarding a bank in Asyut, Egypt, when he spotted the boy three floors above.
South Africa police station raid: Six killed in Mthatha
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:32:53 GMT
Armed robbers storm a police station, shoot dead five officers and a soldier and steal weapons.
How Nigeria's bobsleigh team made Olympic history
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 23:39:05 GMT
Nigeria's bobsleigh team, which debuted at the Pyeongchang Olympics, on overcoming the odds.
World Mother Language day: Tech words in your language
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:06:00 GMT
On World Mother Language day, BBC World Service colleagues tackle tech terms in their own languages.
How Malawi reduced infant mortality
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 00:31:53 GMT
Every year 2.6m babies around the world don't survive beyond a month but Malawi's number is dropping.
Mozambique rubbish dump collapse kills at least 17 people
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 06:30:43 GMT
Mozambique rubbish dump collapse kills at least 17 people, crushing five homes in the night.
Nnamdi Kanu: Wife begs Nigerian government for information
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 13:38:40 GMT
Nnamdi Kanu, Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) movement leader, has not been seen since last year.
BBC launches Yoruba and Igbo services
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 18:11:02 GMT
The BBC launches services for Yoruba and Igbo speakers in Nigeria and West and Central Africa.
Caf Champions League: Al Merreikh of Sudan crash out
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 18:29:59 GMT
2015 semi-finalists Al Merrikh of Sudan suffer a shock Caf Champions League exit at the hands of Township Rollers of Botswana.
Sulley Muntari: Deportivo La Coruna sign Ghanaian midfielder
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:32:52 GMT
Ghana midfielder Sulley Muntari inks a deal with Deportivo La Coruna until the end of the season.
England will be Tunisia's 'toughest' game - Maaloul
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 19:02:39 GMT
Tunisia international defender Ali Maaloul says England will be the 'toughest' team to beat in their 2018 World Cup group in Russia.
McCarthy urges Cape Town City to push on in Confederation Cup
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 13:01:01 GMT
Benni McCarthy wants to take his Cape Town city team as far as he can in this year's African Confederation Cup after victory over Swaziland's Young Buffaloes.
Alastair Leithead: Explore the Nile with 360 video
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 18:26:24 GMT
Travel the length of the Nile with BBC News to find out how a new dam being built in Ethiopia is threatening to cause a serious rift with neighbouring countries Egypt and Sudan.
Kalkidan Yibeltal: The Ethiopian priest who scales cliffs to get to work
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 01:35:32 GMT
In the remote mountains of northern Ethiopia, a lone priest scales a 250m cliff each day to reach his church.
Fergal Keane: Zuma's fall a chance to take moral leadership
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 15:42:31 GMT
The BBC's Fergal Keane on a moment of hope in South Africa - a nation that both infuriates and inspires.
The street dancers who dream big
Tue, 06 Feb 2018 00:50:53 GMT
The street dancers in Sierra Leone who are using their talent to try to make a living.
Memories and beauty captured in Africa
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 01:33:51 GMT
Memory is among the themes featuring at the African Biennale of Photography in Mali's capital.
In pictures: Africa's first AfroPunk festival
Sun, 07 Jan 2018 00:06:52 GMT
The AfroPunk festival, celebrating alternative black culture, comes to Africa for the first time.