BBC News - Africa
South Africa shooting: Eleven taxi drivers killed in ambush
Sun, 22 Jul 2018 09:59:27 GMT
The men were shot dead in an ambush as they returned from the funeral of a colleague.
Zimbabwe's President Mnangagwa appeals for racial unity ahead of election
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 16:09:06 GMT
President Emmerson Mnangagwa reassures white farmers ahead of a landmark election on 30 July.
The National Science and Maths Quiz has kept Ghanaians thrilled for 25 years
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 23:37:18 GMT
A TV school quiz show has Ghana gripped. We meet one of the contestants and follow him on the road to victory. But did he get there?
Ethiopian 'prophet' arrested after trying to resurrect corpse
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 15:33:36 GMT
Getayawkal Ayele convinced a family to let him try the miracle after telling the story of Lazarus.
Phone scam: How Kenyans are losing money
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 17:30:00 GMT
Mobile phones in Kenya are like bank accounts - and fraudsters are trying to hack them.
Tanzania hunt for top ivory-sniffing dog
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 18:17:16 GMT
One of four police dogs at Dar es Salaam port, Hobby's skills also include sniffing out guns and drugs.
Tanzania and Kenya row over delay to wildebeest migration
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 18:15:11 GMT
Kenyan tour operators allege Tanzanian actions are affecting its tourism industry.
Mustafa Dawood: Brother's questions after immigration raid death
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 23:45:19 GMT
Asylum seeker Mustafa Dawood fell to his death from a roof, now his family want answers.
Ruth Jebet: Olympic champion among 120 doping cases revealed by Athletics Integrity Unit
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 11:28:03 GMT
Olympic steeplechase champion Ruth Jebet is among more than 100 athletes and coaches facing disciplinary action for alleged doping offences.
'Dangerous complacency' to global HIV epidemic risks resurgence
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 23:01:04 GMT
The response to the global HIV pandemic is risking a resurgence of the disease, experts warn.
Nairobi National Park railway 'threatens Kenyan wildlife'
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 23:15:23 GMT
Conservationists are crying foul over a high-speed railway being built through Nairobi National Park.
Beating the stigma of STIs with secret home-testing kits
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 23:59:21 GMT
A Nigerian start-up is helping young people take charge of their sexual health.
Lagos Death Cafe founder: It's about life
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 23:37:03 GMT
Once a month Hope Ogbologugo hosts a Death Cafe in Lagos where people gather to eat cake, drink tea and discuss death.
Mandela 100: Key events and quotes from his life
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 20:45:59 GMT
A look back at key events and quotes in the life of Nelson Mandela on what would be his 100th birthday.
Nelson Mandela: Why some young South Africans think he 'sold out'
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 21:20:29 GMT
Young South Africans give their views on anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, born exactly 100 years ago.
Are journalists in Egypt under attack?
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 21:49:15 GMT
Egypt's parliament has passed a new law regulating the media. The BBC's Sara Aboubakr looks at the impact.
Algeria hope to appoint a new manager in August
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 12:21:52 GMT
Algeria hope to appoint a new manager in early August, according to the country's Football Federation (FAF) president, Kheireddine Zetchi.
Erving Botaka-Yobama: Torpedo Moscow cancel deal for black defender but deny racism
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 20:29:52 GMT
Russian club Torpedo Moscow cancel plans to sign defender Erving Botaka-Yoboma - but deny they have done so because he is black.
Percy Tau: Brighton sign South Africa striker on four-year deal
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 11:54:26 GMT
Brighton sign South Africa striker Percy Tau on a four-year deal - and will loan him out for the upcoming season.
Ethiopia name former Yemen coach Abraham Mebratu
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 11:12:40 GMT
Former Yemen coach Abraham Mebratu takes over in charge of the Ethiopian national the county's football federation announces.