||BBC News - Africa
|South Sudan defeat Somalia in CHAN|
South Sudan defeat Somalia to join Madagascar and Mauritius in the next round of regional qualifiers for the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN).
|River of life|
Solving the water crisis for South Sudanese refugees.
|World's vainest people?|
How the men of Chad's Wodaabe culture go about finding their brides at a desert festival where the stress is on make-up and clothes.
|Nigeria's soot city|
A mysterious case of pollution has turned Port Harcourt, known as "The Garden City", into a city covered in soot.
A group of local artisans is trying to preserve their island's buildings.
Kenyan herders are giving their own food to animals to keep them alive during the severe drought.
|Yousra Elbagir: Sudan's uncensored poets|
In our series of letters from African journalists Yousra Elbagir looks at Sudan's rich history of lyrical resistance at a time of state censorship and control.
|Sola Odunfa: Do Nigerians go on holiday?|
In our series of letters from African journalists, Sola Odunfa examines the attitude of Nigerians to holidaying, at a time when President Muhammadu Buhari has spent more than a month on "medical vacation" in the UK.
|'I saw my sister drown'|
Most Nigerians are not fleeing conflict but are economic migrants in search of jobs and opportunities.
Mauda Kyitaragabirwe was abandoned on Uganda's 'Punishment Island' for getting pregnant out of wedlock. The BBC's Patience Atuhaire went to meet her.
|State of anxiety|
One of the region's oldest Christian communities is living in fear after attacks.
Ethnographer and photographer Laura de Reynal has been documenting the work of organisations, such as Mozilla and One Laptop per Child who are helping communities to get online for the first time.
|Ill-gotten gains? |
In our series of letters from African journalists, writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani looks at the discovery of mystery cash piles in Nigeria.
|Culture clash |
In our series of letters from African journalist Yousra Elbagir looks at how Sudanese are using social media to celebrate and express their African identity.
Are smartphones empowering poor Kenyans or simply causing more problems than they solve?