BBC News - Africa
Zuma corruption claims: South Africa state capture inquiry opens
The public inquiry is looking into whether the wealthy Gupta family influenced political decisions.
Nigeria unrest: Deadly attack on village in Borno state
Suspected Islamist militants launch a raid in Borno state, leaving several villagers dead.
Coptic monks charged with bishop's murder in Egypt
Two Coptic Christian monks will stand trial in Egypt after a bishop was found bludgeoned to death.
Kenya’s one-man band - Krackwizz
Kenyan Joshua Kamau, also known as Krackwizz, is a one-man band.
Eddie Kadi: As a comedian, I can change people's lives
Eddie Kadi - could he be the funniest man in Africa? BBC What's New's Ben Hunte went to find out.
The cycling start-up company turning trash into cash
The entrepreneurs finding a way to turn trash from the slums into cash for the people living there.
Polluted lives: The cost of South Africa's gold rush
After decades of gold mining, large swathes of Johannesburg's population are thought to be exposed to toxic and radioactive waste.
Lagos landlords and the problems of renting as a single woman
Two single women tell BBC about their experiences renting property in Lagos.
BBC crew mistaken for ritual killers in Malawi
Journalists investigating a series of mysterious murders in Malawi narrowly escape death.
Nigeria escapes Fifa ban as Pinnick retains NFF control
Nigeria avoids a Fifa ban after the government recognises the Fifa-approved head of ifs national federation shortly before a suspension was due to take place.
African Champions League: Wydad and Ahly reach quarter-finals
The final group games of the African Champions League will decide the last three teams in the quarter-finals after Wydad Casablanca and Al Ahly advance.
Nigeria defender Troost-Ekong moves to Udinese
Nigeria's World Cup defender William Troost-Ekong describes his move to Italian club Udinese as the completion of 'a great summer.'
Rwanda national team: Vincent Mashami named as new coach of Amavubi
The Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) names Vincent Mashami as the new coach of the national team.
Ishaq Khalid: Nigeria's favourite leader won't become president - yet
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo is being praised for his leadership skills but he is unlikely to be president any time soon.
Dickens Olewe on the Afrobeats MP standing up to Uganda's leader
The 36-year-old musician turned politician has become a real thorn in the side of Uganda's long-time leader, Yoweri Museveni.
The details of life in a refugee camp
Photographer Tommy Trenchard captures small details that reflect the lives of refugees who have fled South Sudan.
In pictures: The Durban July in South Africa
The theme of this year's Durban July was "It Is Time" - and race-goers did not disappoint.
David Goldblatt: South Africa's chronicler of life under apartheid
A look at the work of acclaimed South African photographer David Goldblatt, who has died aged 87.
The Gambian village transformed by graffiti
What happened when international street artists, who normally paint murals on urban walls, headed to rural Gambia.
BBC journalist Laeïla Adjovi wins Dakar Biennale art prize
The series of photos tells the story of a fictional creature breaking free from African stereotypes.
Winnie Mandela memorial
Thousands attend a memorial service in South Africa to pay tribute to anti-apartheid activist.
The churches of Lalibela in Ethiopia
Ahead of Easter, the BBC's Frank Gardner visits the churches of Ethiopia.
Water power: How one pump is helping an entire community
In Niger, the presence of clean water is helping to wash away some of a village's worries.
Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: Heroes and villains of Nigeria's parliament siege
Scenes resembling a coup Nigeria have left many scratching their heads.
Brian Hungwe: How Mugabe and white farmers changed sides
Brian Hungwe looks at Zimbabwe's election fallout for the opposition as it disputes the presidential poll results.
Mannir Dan Ali: Can Buhari survive after dramatic defections?
Journalist Mannir Dan Ali considers the Nigerian president's chances of re-election after the loss of key allies.
Elizabeth Ohene: The quiz show taking Ghana by storm
Elizabeth Ohene explores whether it has inspired a generation of scientists and mathematicians.
Kofi Annan: Former UN chief and Nobel Peace Prize laureate
The former UN Secretary General was the first black African to lead the international body.
Africa's week in pictures: 10-16 August 2018
A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans elsewhere this week.
Why single Nigerian women battle to rent homes
Many landlords in Nigeria suspect single women of being prostitutes, making it difficult for them to rent.
South Africa's 'paedophile' minister and a mysterious death
South Africa is gripped by the mysterious death of an ex-policeman who exposed an alleged paedophile ring in the former regime.
They lost fingers entering Canada. Then what happened?
These two Ghanaians are happy in new surroundings after a perilous journey two years ago nearly cost them their lives.
Inside South Africa's 'rhino syndicate'
Investigations point to a corrupt court syndicate keeping rhino killers beyond the reach of the law.
'I took on my abusive boss and won'
Domestic workers are a key part of many South African homes, but many face abuse and extremely low wages.
Animal poaching: British soldiers' Malawi mission to stop poachers
Lance Corporal Chad Spalding says he doesn't want animals ending up as "just pictures in a book".