BBC News - Africa
Somalia clans secure peace with death sentences and hefty fines
Rival clans agree on "life for a life" deal to end a cycle of revenge killings and vendettas.
Mauritius President Gurib-Fakim to resign - lawyer
The Mauritian president has been attacked for spending large sums on a charity-provided bank card.
Mayotte unrest: French island residents round up 'foreigners'
A group of residents from the Indian Ocean French island take suspected illegal migrants to police.
Rome prosecutor to Egyptian student's death
Mariam Moustafa, who died on Wednesday, was an Egyptian national who was born in Rome.
Jacob Zuma: Former South African president faces corruption trial
South Africa's former president faces 16 corruption charges linked to a 1999 arms deal.
Botswana's Ian Khama: Trump encouraging elephant poaching
Overturning a ban on importing hunting trophies threatens elephants, says Ian Khama.
Emirates flight attendant dies after fall from plane in Uganda
The hospital says the flight attendant died soon after being admitted to the facility.
South African taxi team offers free rides to struggling elderly
The young man who announced free rides for struggling pensioners sparked praise within his township.
Spain riots over Senegalese vendor's death
Protesters clash with police after the death of a Senegalese man who they say was chased by officers.
Ghanaian animal imitator has Guinness World Record ambitions
Ghanaian teenager Justice Osei has a talent for imitating animal species, with over 50 in his repertoire.
Zimbabwe's ousted Robert Mugabe: 'We must undo this disgrace'
Former Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe gives his first interview since he was ousted.
'Beach grabbing erodes our birth rights,' say Mauritians
Activists on the island of Mauritius are rising up against foreign property developers.
Vanilla pod farmer: 'Timing is everything'
Known for its sugarcane, Mauritius has also starting farming the more challenging vanilla crop.
African women 'inspire comic book heroes'
You've heard of Wonder Woman and Black Panther, but what about Queen Amina and Ireti Moremi?
Tshibala: Kabila will not seek re-election in DR Congo
The prime minister of the DR Congio says President Kabila will not seek re-election in December.
Zamalek knocked out of Confed Cup by Ethiopia's Welayta Dicha
Egyptian giants Zamalek suffer a humiliating exit from the African Confederation Cup, losing 4-3 on penalties at home to Ethiopia's Welayta Dicha.
Port become first Togolese club to reach Champions League group phase
Port become the first Togolese side to make the group phase of the African Champions League, knocking out Sudan's Al Hilal on away-goals.
Ivory Coast confirm Yaya Toure’s return after three year absence
The Ivorian Football Federation (FIF) confirms the return of Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure to the Elephants squad for this month's friendlies.
Salah 'on his way' to earning Messi comparisons - Klopp
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says Mohamed Salah is "on his way" to being mentioned in the same breath as Lionel Messi after his four goals against Watford.
Andrew Harding: Mugabe refuses to go away
The former Zimbabwe leader holds his first press conference since being ousted from power.
Patience Atuhaire investigates Uganda's 'sex for marks' scandal
A student at Uganda's Makerere University says staff harassed her when she reported an attempted rape.
Lebo Disko: 'Who gets to belong in Africa?'
The young South Africans challenge assumptions about identity and culture on their YouTube channel.
Life after Ebola
The legacy of the virus which spread through three West African countries.
The street dancers who dream big
The street dancers in Sierra Leone who are using their talent to try to make a living.
Memories and beauty captured in Africa
Memory is among the themes featuring at the African Biennale of Photography in Mali's capital.
In pictures: Africa's first AfroPunk festival
The AfroPunk festival, celebrating alternative black culture, comes to Africa for the first time.
Africa's year in pictures 2017
A selection of the best photos from across and about Africa this year.
Through the lens: The photographers capturing Africa's year
African photographers select their favourite images of 2017 and explain their power.
Robert Mugabe
A look at the career of Robert Mugabe, who has resigned as Zimbabwe's president after 37 years in power.
Holiday home
The 2CV is a vintage French car. But it is the car of choice for taxi drivers in the African island of Madagascar.
Elizabeth Ohene: In defence of aid workers' lives of luxury
Ghanaian journalist Elizabeth Ohene reflects on her interactions with aid agencies in crisis zones.
Brian Hungwe: Mugabe feeling 'unloved' on his birthday
Robert Mugabe is one of many leaders who find themselves out of favour once they lose power.
Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: The teen rescuing street children in Nigeria
James Okina was a tearaway teen - now he is helping hundreds of children in Cross River State.
Yousra Elbagir: Why some Sudanese back lecturer who beat students
What a video of a male lecturer assaulting his students says about the state of women's rights in the country.
The dancing slum kids tipped for stardom by Rihanna
The Ikorodu Kids are a dance troupe from Nigeria who are getting rave reviews from celebrities.
Why Angolan singer Toty Sa'Med writes songs in Kimbundu
Toty Sa'Med can't say more than a few words in Kimbundu but is writing songs in the Angolan language.
Africa's week in pictures: 9-15 March 2018
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
Who will be Ethiopia's next prime minister?
After Hailemariam Desalegn's shock resignation last month, we profile seven people who could be Ethiopia's next prime minister.
Letter from Africa: Why Nigeria's hate speech bill is a jokes killer
Nigeria is debating a hate speech bill which, if passed, would condemn to death those found guilty.
Tracing sickle cell back to one child, 7,300 years ago
Once upon a time in the rainy Sahara forest a child was born with a mutation - or so scientists think.
The Down's model making strides on catwalk
The fashion industry might have been a distant dream for a Finnish-Nigerian with Down's syndrome - but Maija Mattila made it a reality.