BBC News - Africa
President Buhari in plea for Nigerian unity
The leader urged Nigerians to come together following three months of medical leave in the UK.
BBC starts Pidgin digital service for West Africa audiences
The World Service launches online and social media in Pidgin to serve audiences across West and Central Africa.
Grace Mugabe: South Africa grants immunity despite assault claim
Robert Mugabe's wife is back in Zimbabwe despite allegations of an assault at a Johannesburg hotel.
South Africa minister Mduduzi Manana resigns over assault claim
Deputy Education Minister Mduduzi Manana is accused of assaulting a woman in a nightclub.
Congo mudslide death toll 'to rise to 200'
Households were buried after heavy rains caused parts of a nearby mountain to collapse.
Rwanda President Paul Kagame critical of foreign meddling
The president, sworn in for a third term, says foreigners are trying to vilify Rwanda.
Olajumoke: 'Tinie Tempah photobomb transformed my life'
How a moment of pure chance turned a bread-seller into a national celebrity and model in Nigeria.
Usakos, a community scarred by apartheid
A new exhibition of photographs shows how apartheid changed this small Namibian town.
BBC Pidgin: Meet the team
Meet the team bringing the BBC to tens of millions of Pidgin speakers in West and Central Africa.
History of Africa: The Senegalese healer who talks to trees
Senegalese people come from far and wide to see Malik Sow, seeking advice, wisdom and traditional healing.
Bottling the sea's 'healing qualities'
To satisfy a growing demand, a company in South Africa is extracting, bottling and selling sea water.
Gabriella Engels: Grace Mugabe 'beat the hell out of me'
South African model Gabriella Engels says she was attacked in a hotel by the wife of Zimbabwe's president.
Rwanda ready to finalise bid for 2019 Under-17 World Cup
Rwanda's Football Association confirms it is preparing to finalise its bid to host the 2019 Under-17 World Cup finals
Ghana fail to qualify for CHAN as shocks continue
Ghana will miss the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) finals in Kenya after a 2-1 defeat to Burkina Faso in their final qualifier in Kumasi.
Interim court injunction stops Johansen from running Sierra Leone FA
An interim court injunction temporarily stops Isha Johansen from governing as President of the Sierra Leone Football Association.
Piers Edwards: How Nigeria trips up its own athletes
Triple jumper Tosin Oke outlines his frustrations as an athlete battling the Nigerian and international federations that govern the sport.
Flora Drury: A disaster waiting to happen in Sierra Leone?
How geography, climate change and politics contributed to Sierra Leone's latest disaster.
Damian Zane: Africa's 'medical tourist' presidents
The impact on the health service at home of the presidents who go overseas for medical treatment.
Milton Nkosi: Zuma 'on his ninth life'
President Zuma is relishing winning his eighth no-confidence vote. But the celebrations could be short-lived, says the BBC's Milton Nkosi.
Hunger in first 1,000 days
How child malnutrition affects communities across Ghana.
Eritrea capital Asmara makes World Heritage list
Architecture from the colonial era left an "exceptional example" of modernism, judges say.
Portraits of a migrant
Portraits of Libyan migrants taken on board the vessel that rescued them.
Style in the slum
His neighbours, in what is probably the world's most famous slum, stare but he doesn't care.
Rumble in the jungle
Visiting the boxers of Kinshasa, 43 years after Ali and Foreman fought in the Rumble in the Jungle.
New faces of Africa
The photographers trying to change perceptions of Africa.
Nairobi's new railway
A peek at Africa's newest railway, running from Kenya's capital, Nairobi, to the port city of Mombasa.
The gospel train
For 20 years, a Christian group has held prayers on a train carriage during their one hour commute.
Tradesmen of Kumasi
Documenting the workplaces of a generation of Ghanaians.
Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: Boko Haram love
In our series of letters from African journalists, Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani considers why women abducted by Boko Haram and then released would choose to return to their captors.
Yousra Elbagir: Big and beautiful in Sudan
In our series of letters from African journalists, Yousra Elbagir explores Sudanese women's appetite for weight gain pills.
Elizabeth Ohene: Satellites and science
In our series of letters from African journalists, veteran Ghanaian journalist Elizabeth Ohene reflects on whether people are being inspired by science.
Joseph Warungu: Free in Freetown
In our series of letters from African journalists, Kenyan Joseph Warungu makes his maiden visit to Sierra Leone.
Growing pains
Thirty years from now the population of Nigeria will have doubled. How can Lagos - Africa's largest city - cope with its spiralling numbers?
No peace in sight
The BBC's Alex Duval Smith reports on how the return of conflict is redefining life in northern Mali.
Cry Sierra Leone
Reporter Umaru Fofana reflects on a week that saw horrific mudslide and flooding in the capital, Freetown.
Tailor-made
A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans this week.
Desperate straits
More migrants now head for Spain from the "Tangier Triangle" in Morocco, as Gavin Lee reports.
Collecting corpses
Volunteers are working to prevent rotting human remains causing a health emergency.
Distress calls
Italian prosecutors are investigating him and others for aiding and abetting illegal immigration.
Mission impossible
In our series of letters from African journalists, veteran Ghanaian journalist Elizabeth Ohene reflects on her lack of passion for dogs.
Against the clock
A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans this week.