BBC News - Africa
Abiy Ahmed: Protesting Ethiopian soldiers wanted to kill me
Abiy Ahmed says he ordered soldiers protesting about pay to do press-ups to defuse the tension.
Central African Republic concert attack: Grenade survivor sings for peace
A deadly attack at a gig last year has only made this band from the Central African Republic more determined.
Codeine syrup addiction: Nigerian arrested after BBC expose
Chukwunonye Madubuike was implicated in a BBC documentary about the illegal sale of addictive opioids.
Nigerian amputee football team captain on how the sport changed his life
Emmanuel Ibeawuchi is captain of Nigeria's amputee national team, hoping to compete at the World Cup.
Can a cooker help save the rainforest?
The solar-powered cooker that uses an alternative to charcoal.
The Nigerian female freestyle football champion
Ajibade Rasheedat uses the sport to build her confidence and help with her studies.
Land mines: Will they continue to kill thousands?
They're history's most prolific serial killers and there's tens of millions of them out there. So why are land mines still around?
Kenyan schoolgirl Angel overcomes bullies to pursue dream of music career
Angel Wanjiru has overcome bullies and health problems to pursue her dream of a career in music.
British-Nigerian filmmaker Adeyemi Michael: All immigrants are conquerors
British-Nigerian Filmmaker Adeyemi Michael explains the inspiration behind his short film, Entitled.
The Gambia protest over Togo defender Adewale Olufade
The Gambia Football Federation lodges a protest with the Confederation of African Football over the eligibility of Togo's Adewale Olufade.
Kenya replace Equatorial Guinea at Women's Africa Cup of Nations
Kenya replace Equatorial Guinea at the upcoming Women's Africa Cup of Nations in Ghana after a protest about player eligibility.
Africa Cup of Nations: Rewards for Malagasy history makers
Madagascar's national team have been rewarded for earning the country's first qualification for the Africa Cup of Nations finals.
Sadio Mane: Liverpool forward has hand surgery
Liverpool forward Sadio Mane has surgery on a hand injury he sustained while on international duty.
Wilfried Bony: Swansea City striker close to return from cruciate knee injury
Swansea City striker Wilfried Bony is set to return to first-team training this week after eight months on the sidelines.
Ishaq Khalid: Midwife murders reveal brutal IS tactics in Nigeria
The execution-style killings of two aid workers raised fears that the Islamist insurgency is far from over.
Louise Dewast meets the couple who faked their Facebook wedding
Successful, educated and attractive - Arlène Agneroh's friends said the only thing she was missing was a husband.
Piers Edwards meets Somalia's secret boxing champion
Ramla Ali is an English and British boxing champion with Olympic ambitions despite having had to hide her passion from her strict Muslim family.
Spectacular super bloom transforms South African desert
Photographer Tommy Trenchard captures South Africa's wild flower phenomenon.
How one DR Congo town is coping with Ebola outbreak
Ebola: DR Congo health workers fight to contain virus, as new outbreak claims more lives
Migrant crisis: Life and death on a Spanish rescue boat in Mediterranean
A photographer spent 29 days on board a Spanish rescue boat off the coast of Libya
The forest beekeepers of Zanzibar
Using honey to boost the income of the archipelago's residents.
In pictures: ‘This is the Sudan I want to show’
Sudanese photographer Ola Alsheikh shares her favourite shots from her hometown, Khartoum.
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.
Elizabeth Ohene: Ghana should use Melania Trump as a fashion ambassador
Ghanaian journalist Elizabeth Ohene reflects on the kind of welcome given to the US first lady.
Rodney D Sieh: Why I was sentenced to 5,000 years in jail
Rodney D Sieh, editor of Liberia's FrontPageAfrica, reflects on what his career says about journalism in West Africa.
Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: Earth tremors, God and Nigeria's elections
Why some earth tremors in Nigerian's capital, Abuja, have caused such a stir.
Wilf Mbanga: Zimbabwe's 'enemy of the people' returns home
Journalist Wilf Mbanga reflects on his return home 15 years after going into exile fearing for his life.
Letter from Africa: Kenya unveils biblical strategy to tackle corruption
The body in charge of leading the fight against corruption will use the Bible to teach ethics.
Celebrating Africa's aid workers on the frontline
From fighting fires to digging cars out of flooded roads - the unglamorous realities of the life of Africa's aid workers.
Somalia truck bomb: 'My husband's body was never found'
Mother of six Fowsiya Osman lost her husband in the attack in Somalia that left more than 500 dead.
South Africa's ancient lost city of Kweneng rediscovered by lasers
Descendants of the 15th Century residents are now fighting to have it recognised as their homeland.
Africa's week in pictures: 5 - 11 October 2018
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
An ingenious way to bring clean water to a slum
How one man used an innovative idea to tackle gangs and bring clean water to the slums of Nairobi.
Zimbabwe currency crisis: No cash, no bread, no KFC
A deepening unease is settling over Zimbabwe as the country's fragile local currency loses value at alarming speed.