||BBC News - Africa
|How cricket is helping to heal Rwanda|
Audifax Byiringiro, a Rwandan cricketer, tells his harrowing story of escaping the 1994 genocide and how cricket has helped play a part in the healing process.
|World's vainest people?|
How the men of Chad's Wodaabe culture go about finding their brides at a desert festival where the stress is on make-up and clothes.
|Nigeria's soot city|
A mysterious case of pollution has turned Port Harcourt, known as "The Garden City", into a city covered in soot.
A group of local artisans is trying to preserve their island's buildings.
Kenyan herders are giving their own food to animals to keep them alive during the severe drought.
|Preserving rural Mali|
Photographer Boukary Konate is documenting scenes from rural life in his native Mali for the "internet generation", and before this way of life disappears entirely.
|Sola Odunfa: Do Nigerians go on holiday?|
In our series of letters from African journalists, Sola Odunfa examines the attitude of Nigerians to holidaying, at a time when President Muhammadu Buhari has spent more than a month on "medical vacation" in the UK.
|Yousra Elbagir: Global pariah|
In our series of letters from African journalists, Sudanese columnist Yousra Elbagir explains what it is like to live in a country subject to US sanctions.
|Off the handle|
Spare a thought for those who are given troublesome names. In Zambia, Chris Haslam came across some very surprising choices.
In our series of letters from African journalists Yousra Elbagir looks at Sudan's rich history of lyrical resistance at a time of state censorship and control.
A look at how the seed of a South American tree is increasingly being used as an alternative to ivory.
|'Made in Morocco'|
We track a single item of clothing to see just where it goes before it ends up in the shop.
Kenya's civil servants receive more tax revenue than those in other sub-Saharan African countries.