BBC News - Africa
Pogba and more: World Cup haircuts to watch
The World Cup is a showcase for a footballer's skills, but it is also a chance to show off new hairstyles.
World Cup: Poland v Senegal
Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's World Cup game between Poland and Senegal.
World Cup: Russia v Egypt
Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's World Cup game between Russia and Egypt.
Diane Rwigara: Rwandan politician's assets auctioned
The jailed Rwandan politician's family says the auction and charges against her are political.
Former Ghana FA boss Kwesi Nyantakyi denies receiving 'cash gift'
Kwesi Nyantakyi says footage of him apparently accepting $65,000 in cash from an undercover reporter was doctored.
Caster Semenya: Olympic champion to challenge 'unfair' IAAF testosterone ruling
World and Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya is to challenge "unfair" rules affecting some female athletes.
‘I’m in charge, nobody can tell me what to do’
For Alice Jim, $100 is almost as much as she earns in a month as a housemaid in Zimbabwe.
Why Kenyan school children are being taught to say 'no', loudly
School girls and boys in Kenyan schools are being taught self defence and how to report sexual and physical attacks.
Bloodless malaria test invented by Ugandans
Inventors say the bloodless malaria test will save lives by identifying the disease much earlier.
MacBeth Sibaya's experiences as an African footballer in Russia
Retired South African footballer MacBeth Sibaya played club football in Russia.
Nigerian football fans embrace Russia ahead of World Cup
Hundreds of Nigerian fans have arrived in Moscow ahead of the their country's match against Croatia.
'Ignacius Sancho made me sure of who I am as a black Briton'
A new play tells the story of the first black British voter, almost 250 years ago.
Sadio Mane: Liverpool winger one of world's best, says Senegal coach
Liverpool's Sadio Mane is described as one of the world's best players by his Senegal coach Aliou Cisse on the eve of their first World Cup since 2002.
Tunisia lose to last gasp England goal
Harry Kane's stoppage-time winner ensures England started their World Cup campaign with victory after Tunisia threaten to snatch a point.
World Cup 2018: Diambars' graduates set for bow with Senegal
For the first time ever graduates from Patrick Vieira's Diambars academy will play at a World Cup, as Senegal begin their 2018 campaign in Russia.
World Cup 2018: Tunisia v England - how you rated players
Your player ratings out of 10 for Tunisia v England in the World Cup group match.
World Cup 2018: Portugal v Morocco
Preview followed by live coverage of Wednesday's World Cup game between Portugal and Morocco.
Tomi Oladipo: What's happening in Cameroon?
Unrest has gripped Cameroon's English-speaking regions for two years.
Dickens Olewe: Why landlocked Ethiopia wants to launch a navy
Ethiopia has signed deals with several neighbouring countries for access to their ports.
Ashley Lime: The UK health tax hurting foreign nurses
A Kenyan nurse says a charge on migrant workers is forcing families like his to split up.
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.
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.
Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: Why many Nigerians scoff at paternity leave
Many scoff at paternity leave in Nigeria but lifestyles are changing.
Khalid Albaih: Mali 'Spiderman' is the hero the modern age needs
The rescue of a child hanging from a balcony was a typical zero-to-hero intro to a superhero story.
Elizabeth Ohene: Why Ghanaians are so slow to bury their dead
Bodies are not buried for months, sometimes years, in Ghana as families bicker over funeral arrangements.
Kadaria Ahmed: How my home town became a bloodbath
The brewing crisis in Nigeria's Zamfara State has the potential to become as deadly as the Boko Haram conflict.
Inside Tunisia's Shams Rad - the Arab world's 'only gay radio station'
Tunisians are enjoying greater freedom since the 2011 revolution, and now gay rights activists hope they will also benefit.
South Africa's cash-in-transit heists: A national emergency?
Gangs wielding AK47s and explosives are targeting South Africa's cash-in-transit industry - with sometimes deadly results.
Model Olivia Sang on 'colourism' in the fashion industry
Model Olivia Sang wants to challenge perceptions of beauty.
Locked up in Canada for eight months 'over name mix-up'
A Canadian citizen is suing the government for $10m after he was imprisoned by border security.
Africa's week in pictures: 8-14 June 2018
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
Boris Becker: Central African Republic has bigger problems
What you need to know about the Central African Republic, which made Boris Becker a diplomat in April 2018
World Cup 2018: Pick your all-time African XI
Choose your team, share it with your friends and get stats about your players' World Cup history.
The surprise place where hijab can spell trouble
Wearing the Islamic headscarf, or hijab, is getting more difficult for some women in Egypt.
Hidden writing in ancient desert monastery manuscripts
Cutting-edge tech is examining ancient manuscripts for earlier texts written below the surface.