The BBC launches services for Yoruba and Igbo speakers in Nigeria and West and Central Africa.
The dump is home to some of Mozambique's poorest people, who earn their living reselling rubbish.
Kenya's Football Federation announces that Paul Put has resigned as coach of the Harambee Stars for personal reasons.
Twin brothers are finally free after waiting for a Nigerian court to hear their case since 2010.
Nnamdi Kanu, Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) movement leader, has not been seen since last year.
Top Nigerian club Kano Pillars announce the death of 28-year-old defender Chinedu Udoji in a car crash.
Togolese cross-country skier Mathilde-Amivi Petitjean says more Africans should compete in the Winter Olympics.
The World Service launches online and social media in Igbo and Yoruba for audiences in Nigeria.
The legacy of the virus which spread through three West African countries.
In the remote mountains of northern Ethiopia, a lone priest scales a 250m cliff each day to reach his church.
President Emerson Mnangagwa calls on Zimbabweans to unite around the opposition leader's memory.
Guinea have more than 80 candidates applying to become the new national coach, according to the country's football authority (Feguifoot).
Fifa will send a two-man delegation to Rwanda next week to inspect the country's facilities as they bid to host the 2019 Under-17 World Cup.
An investigation was launched after the former first lady was awarded a doctorate in just months.
The BBC's Fergal Keane on a moment of hope in South Africa - a nation that both infuriates and inspires.
Montpellier midfielder Ellyes Skhiri commits his international future to Tunisia after talks with the country's football federation (FTF).
Three suicide bombers strike in the town of Konduga killing at least 18.
The first Marvel superhero film with a predominantly black cast has won rave reviews and is expected to smash box office records.
The crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo has produced millions of refugees. Some are finding sanctuary in Uganda.
Manager Claude Puel says Leicester can "move on" from the Riyad Mahrez transfer saga after an FA Cup win over Sheffield United.
The new South African president vows to fight corruption in his first State of the Nation speech.
The move is aimed at stemming a wave of anti-government protests, state media reports.
The fighting occurred inside the famous Virunga national park, the Congolese army says.
Black Panther actress Lupita Nyong'o talks exclusively to BBC Africa about what the film means for the continent.
A new plant in Addis Ababa will convert waste into a source of energy for the city.
The charity will set up a commission to ensure "justice" for victims after Haiti abuse allegations.
The annual Lunar New Year gala featured an Asian woman in blackface and with fake buttocks.
Despite finishing last in the men's skeleton Ghana's Akwasi Frimpong wins the hearts of the fans in Pyeongchang and celebrates the end of his Winter Olympics with a dance.
Liverpool's free-scoring forward Mohamed Salah has inspired a new chant among the Liverpool faithful.
How Foutanga Babani Sissoko pulled off one of the most audacious confidence tricks of all time.