BBC News - Africa
Anger over Mogadishu bomb attack boils over into streets
A red bandana becomes the symbol of protest in Mogadishu as Somalis protest at Saturday's bombing.
SA football boss Danny Jordaan 'raped singer Jennifer Ferguson'
Jennifer Ferguson says the #MeToo campaign convinced her to break her silence after nearly 24 years.
Lamine Diack charged with Rio corruption
The charges against Carlos Nuzman follow an investigation into a payment of $2m to secure votes.
UK banks 'linked to SA money laundering'
Lord Hain says up to £400m may inadvertently have been laundered by HSBC and Standard Chartered.
Dare Not Linger: Mandela's book sequel launched in South Africa
The follow-up to the late South African president's celebrated memoir is launched in Johannesburg.
Kenya election official Roselyn Akombe flees to US
Roselyn Akombe says she fears for her life ahead of next week's presidential election re-run.
At the scene of the Mogadishu truck bombing
The BBC's Alastair Leithead sees what is left at the spot where a truck bomb exploded, killing hundreds.
Monitoring DR Congo's deadly Nyiragongo volcano
Celestin Mahinda's eruption predictions are so good that locals panic if his family leaves town.
100 Women: The men being taught what harassment feels like
Classes in Nairobi aim to teach boys and young men what constitutes harassment - and how to intervene if they spot it happening on public transport.
Somalia: Mogadishu bomb victim killed day before graduation
Maryam Abdullah's father was flying out for her graduation, but ended up attending her funeral.
Roselyn Akombe flees Kenya ahead of election re-run
Election commissioner Roselyn Akombe explains why she fled Kenya ahead of poll re-run.
St Helena's new airport boosts tourism hopes
Tourists can now fly to the rocky island where Napoleon died, Darwin studied and Captain Cook docked.
Crystal Palace: Wilfried Zaha cannot keep us up on his own - Roy Hodgson
Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson says it would be "unfair" to expect Wilfried Zaha to single-handedly save the club from relegation.
Tunisia put Ben Yedder snub behind them
The Tunisia Football Federation gives up on trying to lure Sevilla star Wissam Ben Yedder to play for the Carthage Eagles.
Former player Rabah Madjer returns as Algeria coach
Algeria bring back former player Rabah Madjer as their new national coach, succeeding Lucas Alcaraz who was sacked after their failure to qualify for the World Cup.
Zambia's Bwalya to vet coaches for Uganda job
Uganda's football federation turns to Zambian football legend Kalusha Bwalya for help in finding a new national coach for the Cranes.
Adejuwon Soyinka: Lessons from Catalonia
The crisis in Spain's Catalonia region is being closely watched in Nigeria and Cameroon, where secessionist movements have been stepping up campaigns for independence.
Becky Branford: 'I interviewed Sankara at 11'
Thirty years after his death, Becky Branford recalls interviewing Burkina Faso's legendary leader just before he was assassinated.
Pumza Fihlani: SA murder ruling after 46 years
The inquest into the 1971 death of an anti-apartheid activist finds he was murdered.
Strutting their stuff
A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans this week.
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.
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.
Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: Will Nigeria avoid repeating past mistakes?
Many of the hopes Nigerians had at independence have been dashed, writes Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani.
Joseph Warungu: Bible-bashing in Kenya's election
Joseph Warungu reflects on how the Bible has taken centre stage in the battle for the Kenyan an presidency.
Elizabeth Ohene: London’s coconut fad
Ghanaian journalist Elizabeth Ohene reflects on how London has changed and how it compares to Accra.
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.
Algeria's Said Chitour - spy or journalist?
The family of an Algerian journalist arrested on espionage charges is desperately trying to secure his release.
'Failing teachers'
Why is Africa's most populous country struggling to educate its children?
Somali bomb victims
A Facebook page is helping to identify those killed or missing in Somalia's deadliest terror attack in a decade.
'Remarkable' pioneer
The University of Oxford pays tribute to its first black student Christian Cole.
Like father, like son?
Timothy Weah says he is not overawed by the prospect of following the footsteps of famous father, and Liberian legend, George.
Mogadishu mourns
Deadly bomb attacks in Somalia kill at least 281 people but there are no hashtags of solidarity
Death of the Nile
Can the world's longest river be saved?
Reality check
It's been claimed that US dogs have better access to cancer treatment than Nigerian people. Do they?