BBC News - Africa
DR Congo exodus of 300,000 'may hamper Ebola battle'
Ethnic clashes that have displaced 300,000 people could impede action against the virus, UN warns.
Mohammed Morsi: UN calls for inquiry into ex-Egyptian president's death
The 67-year-old former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi died after collapsing in court.
'My father, the rapist': Hidden victims of Rwanda's genocide
It is thought thousands of children were born as a result of rape during the 1994 genocide.
Caster Semenya says IAAF used her as a human guinea pig and fears others at risk
Two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya says she was used by the IAAF and fears other athletes are also at risk.
Safety behind bars: Why Lesotho gives condoms to inmates
Lesotho gives condoms to its prison inmates to stop the spread of HIV.
Low-income African countries 'pay 30 times more' for drugs
Lack of competition means quality is poor and prices are high, a leading health expert tells the BBC.
Sudan: Young musicians' hopes and fears for the future
Young musicians in Khartoum talk to the BBC about their hopes following the military crackdown.
Nigeria: 'Children used' as suicide bombers in Borno attack
Boko Haram is believed to be responsible for the attack that killed 30 people and left 40 injured.
Nigeria lose after late penalty drama
Hosts France finish top of Group A after a twice-taken penalty by Wendie Renard against Nigeria in an incident-packed finish in Rennes.
South Africa thrashed by Germany
Germany punish an error-strewn display from South Africa to finish top of Group B at the Women's World Cup.
Eritrea's seizure of Roman Catholic Church properties criticised
The Roman Catholic Church says its health centres have been closed down in the one-party state.
Africa Cup of Nations: South Africa's Tau dreaming big
Striker Percy Tau believes South Africa can put recent Africa Cup of Nations failures to one side as they seek a big impact in Egypt.
Ousted Sudan leader Bashir makes first appearance since coup
Wearing a traditional white robe, Omar al-Bashir was taken from jail to the prosecutor's office.
Piracy in West Africa: The world's most dangerous seas?
The West African coast has long been a target for pirates, but it's getting even more dangerous.
Morsi - a turbulent presidency cut short by the army
Mohammed Morsi was Egypt's first democratically elected president before being overthrown in 2013.
South African teens attempt Cape-to-Cairo in homemade plane
It will take six weeks to cover the 12,000km route in a four-seater they assembled in three weeks.
Rape and Sudan's revolution: 'They were crying and screaming'
A feared unit of Sudan's security forces raped women as they dispersed protesters, witnesses say.
Ebola outbreak in five graphics
The World Health Organization declares the latest Ebola outbreak a regional emergency in central Africa.
Why Africa's football boss faces French probe
BBC Sport Africa and Josimar magazine reveal some of the background behind Caf President Ahmad's questioning last week.
In pictures: Wild crowds for Kenya's 'humane' bull-fights
Kenyan fans of bull-fighting say their version is more humane than Spain's because no bulls die.
Using tech to improve Africa's logistics industry
Start-ups are springing up across the continent to help solve logistics challenges.
Prescription drugs sold illegally in Uganda
The BBC has uncovered evidence that prescription drugs have been taken out of circulation by health workers and sold on illegally.
Nigerian weddings: Glitz, glamour but mind the cost
Why are some couples are having multiple weddings? Leah and Echina explain why they did.
Mariam Namukasa: Uganda 'Miss Curvy' contestant's journey
Follow 34-year-old Mariam Namukasa on her journey through the Miss Curvy Uganda 2019 pageant.
Sudan: Friends pay tribute to victim of Sudan protests
Social media profiles have been turning blue in tribute to Mohammad Mattar who was shot dead during protests in Sudan.
Ebola outbreak: Uganda copes with crisis at DR Congo border
Uganda's Ebola strategy is working despite border security problems, says the BBC's Anne Soy.
Sudan protest witnesses saw 'death in all its forms'
The BBC's Fergal Keane speaks to witnesses and victims of the violence in Khartoum, which left at least 100 protesters dead.