BBC News - Africa
IAAF testosterone ruling 'a painful reminder' of apartheid-era South Africa, says ANC
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 19:33:54 GMT
Rules which could force some female runners with high testosterone levels to race against men or take medication are "blatantly racist", says the ANC.
Nestlé withdraws 'degrading' wife-hunt ad campaign in Morocco
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 16:44:30 GMT
The food giant "regrets" an ad campaign in Morocco that saw women compete to win a man by cooking.
Nigeria 'baby factory' raided in Lagos
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 10:58:02 GMT
More than 160 children are rescued from a "baby factory" and illegal orphanages, an official says.
Billionaire faces Africa corruption case
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 19:50:39 GMT
A judge puts billionaire Vincent Bolloré under formal investigation over corruption allegations.
Rodney Saunders: South Africa identifies body of missing horticulturalist
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:06:53 GMT
Horticulturalist Rodney Saunders and his wife disappeared in February, in a suspected IS kidnapping.
'Guns, germs and trees' determine gorilla's fate
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 06:37:38 GMT
The largest ever survey of western lowland gorillas shows most are living in unprotected areas.
Rwanda 'genocide-era' mass graves found
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 16:52:44 GMT
The graves are believed to date from the 1994 genocide, which left about 800,000 people dead.
African female bikers raising health awareness in Nigeria
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 23:41:33 GMT
Taking women's health awareness across Nigeria, on a motorbike.
Pimpin' rides, Uganda-style
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 00:35:11 GMT
The Ugandan entrepreneur finding success using African fabric to style car interiors.
Crossing Divides: Nigeria tin mine heals ancient wounds
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 00:12:57 GMT
Despite a history of tension and violence, some Fulani herdsmen and Berom farmers in Nigeria now work together.
Adama Barrow: Gambia politics 'fragile' but progressing
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 07:35:15 GMT
The system was "polluted" with bad laws but things are improving, says the country's president.
PFA Player of the Year 2017-18: Liverpool's Mohamed Salah wins
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 23:03:59 GMT
Liverpool and Egypt forward Mohamed Salah wins the Professional Footballers' Association Player of the Year award for 2017-18.
How one woman was shunned for having cancer but found a 'new family'
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:27:27 GMT
This Kenyan woman was rejected by friends and family after being diagnosed with cervical cancer.
World Cup boost for Egypt and Mohamed Elneny
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:44:12 GMT
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says that Mohamed Elneny should recover from an ankle injury to be available for Egypt's World Cup campaign.
Kenya's Omar considers Fifa case over sacking
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 11:39:53 GMT
Kenya defender Aboud Omar wants to complain to Fifa over his sacking by Bulgarian side Slavia Sofia as he denies the club's allegations.
Henri Michel: Former France, Cameroon & Ivory Coast coach dies aged 70
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 11:47:54 GMT
Former France midfielder Henri Michel, who coached eight countries during a 30-year managerial career, has died aged 70.
77 applicants for vacant Cameroon coaching position
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 17:32:32 GMT
Former France coach Raymond Domenech and ex-Wales boss John Toshack are among 77 applicants for Cameroon's vacant managerial post.
Nomsa Maseko: Will a new name herald deeper change in Swaziland?
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 10:40:56 GMT
Life in sub-Saharan Africa's last absolute monarchy.
Stephanie Hegarty: Nigeria's tin mine healing ancient rifts
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 00:13:12 GMT
Old rifts between farmers and herders have led to conflict, but a new tin mine may heal the wounds.
Dickens Olewe: Licence to blog - will 'Swahili WikiLeaks' have to close?
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 12:02:09 GMT
The country where a blogging permit costs $900. Some accuse Tanzania of muzzling critics.