BBC News - Africa
Congo's mining revenue 'missing' - Global Witness
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:36:36 GMT
The money is allegedly being distributed through corrupt networks linked to President Joseph Kabila.
Nigerian shot put champion misses World Para Athletics Championships
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:45:16 GMT
Paralympic shot put champion Lauritta Onye blames the Nigerian government for a lack of funding after she misses the World Para Athletics Championships in London.
Caf U-turn on admitting Zanzibar
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:28:25 GMT
Zanzibar has its membership of the Confederation of African Football rescinded just four months after the island was accepted as a member.
Xanda, son of Cecil the lion, killed by hunter in Zimbabwe
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:51:25 GMT
Xanda, the six-year-old son of Cecil the lion, is shot dead by trophy hunters in Zimbabwe.
Teens from Burundi robotics team go missing in US
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:20:07 GMT
The six teenagers were taking part in an international robotics competition held in Washington DC.
Ethiopia: The hyenas of Harar
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 17:08:30 GMT
Emmanuel Igunza reports from the ancient city of Harar in Ethiopia, where it appears man and hyena have evolved a mutually beneficial - if unlikely arrangement.
History of Africa: Beauty tips from the ancient Kingdom of Kush
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:20:55 GMT
The BBC's Zeinab Badawi attends a wedding breakfast in northern Sudan to witness the enduring beauty techniques of an 8th Century Kushite princess.
Kenya's colourful bus journeys
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:35:17 GMT
Nairobi's matatu taxis are inspiring its public bus network to embrace bold artwork.
Chinese Uighurs fear Egypt deportation
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 23:42:02 GMT
Muslim Uighurs detained by Egyptian police fear harsh treatment if they are deported to China.
A Kenyan artist imagines what the Maasai people would look like in space
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 08:25:13 GMT
A Kenyan artist imagines what the Maasai people would look like in space
South Africa's Gupta scandal
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 23:32:19 GMT
Andrew Harding reports on the family accused of buying political influence in South Africa and the British PR firm mixed up in the scandal
Wilfried Zaha: Crystal Palace winger says Man Utd and Liverpool fans called him 'black monkey'
Sat, 22 Jul 2017 18:30:57 GMT
Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha accuses Manchester United and Liverpool fans of calling him a "black monkey".
Nigeria's Onazi backs changes to Africa Cup of Nations
Sat, 22 Jul 2017 14:06:42 GMT
Midfielder Ogenyi Onazi, an Africa Cup of Nations winner with Nigeria, has backed radical changes to African football's showpiece event.
Cameroon 'ready' to host expanded AFCON in 2019
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 19:06:48 GMT
Cameroon can handle an expanded 24-team Africa Cup of Nations in 2019, says the head of the country's FA.
Piers Edwards: Turning football into wine
Thu, 13 Jul 2017 08:27:31 GMT
Former Ivory Coast international Olivier Tebily has forged a new career away from football - as Africa's first maker of Cognac.
Patience Atuhaire: Ugandan mini-skirts and morals
Sun, 09 Jul 2017 00:19:15 GMT
The debate on what constitutes being improperly dressed in public is reignited after Ugandan civil servants are issued with a strict dress code.
Penny Dale: A quilt for a queen
Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:10:38 GMT
More than a century ago a former slave fulfilled her dream to meet Queen Victoria, taking with her a gift.
Eritrea capital Asmara makes World Heritage list
Sat, 08 Jul 2017 16:08:55 GMT
Architecture from the colonial era left an "exceptional example" of modernism, judges say.
Portraits of a migrant
Wed, 05 Jul 2017 23:23:16 GMT
Portraits of Libyan migrants taken on board the vessel that rescued them.
Style in the slum
Fri, 16 Jun 2017 21:32:23 GMT
His neighbours, in what is probably the world's most famous slum, stare but he doesn't care.