BBC News - Africa
Senegal air traffic control strike at new Dakar airport
Flights at the hub, opened only last week, are disrupted in a stoppage by air traffic controllers.
Egypt: Ancient child burials found near Aswan
The more than 3,000-year-old burials are among three recent discoveries near the city of Aswan.
Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa seeks end to Western sanctions
Emmerson Mnangagwa says measures against members of the ruling elite are crippling development.
Somalia suicide bomber kills police at Mogadishu academy
At least 18 officers are killed by a bomber wearing a police uniform during a parade in Mogadishu.
South Africa's Jacob Zuma: Scandals and successes
Jacob Zuma has faced some controversies during his time as ANC leader.
Kenya's disputed election has hit growth
Post-election uncertainty in Kenya has affected business.
Digitally preserving Africa's artefacts
The National Museum of Kenya has started a new programme to digitally preserve African artefacts.
Turning the cactus into a cash crop
Food technologist and entrepreneur Dr Evelyn Okoth is turning cactus into a cash crop.
'They sold me three times'
Accounts of slavery, torture and killings emerge from Nigerian migrants flown back from Libya.
DR Congo crisis: On Kasai's hunger road
Fergal Keane reveals the crisis in DR Congo's Kasai region, where millions face starvation.
Libya confirm Egyptian Hany Ramzy as new coach
Former Egypt international defender Hany Ramzy is named as the new coach of Libya.
Mame Biram Diouf admits Senegal of 2002 are a hard act to follow
Stoke City's Mame Biram Diouf says matching Senegal's World Cup quarter-final place of 2002 is going to be very tough for the current squad.
Eric Bailly: Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho says defender could miss next three months
Manchester United defender Eric Bailly could be out for up to three months and needs surgery on an ankle injury, says manager Jose Mourinho.
Hosts Kenya into Cecafa final with extra-time win over Burundi
Hosts Kenya need extra-time to beat Burundi 1-0 in the semi-finals of the east and central African regional championship the Cecafa Senior Challenge.
Fergal Keane explores the horrors of Congo's latest conflict
The BBC's Africa editor Fergal Keane travels to a land littered with tears and mass graves.
Lebo Diseko: Who will succeed Jacob Zuma?
The strengths and weaknesses of the top two candidates battling to lead South Africa's ruling party.
Alex Duval Smith: The country where teachers have disappeared
Teachers have quietly disappeared amid the fighting in CAR so parents step in to learn to lead classes.
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.
Photo of butchered rhino wins top award
A shocking image of a dehorned black rhino makes Brent Stirton Wildlife Photographer of the Year.
Wrecked lives of Kasai
Violent clashes between government and rebel forces has led to huge civilian displacement.
Food security
Helping communities feed themselves during political and environmental instability.
One month after the mudslide
One month ago, a mudslide devastated parts of Freetown, Sierra Leone.
Where 'spirits' come to life
Egungun - the festival where "spirits" come to life. Photographs by Charlie Northcott & Joshua Akinyemi.
Surviving Sierra Leone's mudslide
Five survivors of Sierra Leone mudslide give harrowing accounts of their loss and how they escaped death.
Mannir Dan Ali: Why Nigeria needs multi-lingual soldiers
Instead of shouting to be heard, Nigerian soldiers are being told to learn more languages.
Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: Escaping the leprosy colony
Ikoli Harcourt Whyte was diagnosed with leprosy as a teenager and spent most of his life in a leprosy colony but managed to compose some 200 hymns, writes Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani.
Petina Gappah: Mugabe and me
As Zimbabweans usher in a new era, author Petina Gappah considers the long shadow ex-president Robert Mugabe has cast over her life.
Elizabeth Ohene: How parenting in Ghana differs from the US
Ghanaian journalist Elizabeth Ohene looks at how parenting styles in Ghana compares to those in the US.
After Zuma
South Africa's ruling party is getting ready to choose a new leader. Here is what you need to know.
Africa's week in pictures
A selection of the best photos from across and about Africa this week.
Care for all in Kenya
These are the choices faced by many families living in Kenya's slums. Could technology help?
'Master of deception'
President Macron has angered Algerians by asking their government to allow the return of anti-independence fighters.
Zuma lexicon
From "Zupta" to "Mantash", how Jacob Zuma's presidency has shaped the way South Africans speak.
Poverty tourist?
The UK singer appeared in a short film for Comic Relief which has come under fire - but why?
Railway facelift
Nigeria has unveiled a major railway expansion project to ease congestion on roads. Ijeoma Ndukwe reports from Lagos.
Battle scars
One year on from a military campaign that successfully expelled so-called Islamic State (IS) from its Libyan stronghold of Sirte, residents complain of the scale of destruction that remains there.
Barcelona's 'blanket men'
Street sellers are a divisive presence in Barcelona. Now they're trying to change their image.