Keith Morris sexually abused two young girls from a remote Kenyan village
Kenya's Gor Mahia score a big win over their regional rivals in the Confederation Cup as Enyimba go to the top of their pool and Hilal are held at home.
A Nigerian start-up is helping young people take charge of their sexual health.
Once a month Hope Ogbologugo hosts a Death Cafe in Lagos where people gather to eat cake, drink tea and discuss death.
Egypt's parliament has passed a new law regulating the media. The BBC's Sara Aboubakr looks at the impact.
A look back at key events and quotes in the life of Nelson Mandela on what would be his 100th birthday.
Test your knowledge about the inspirational leader on what would have been his 100th birthday.
An Ethiopian passenger plane flies to Eritrea for the first time since a border war 20 years ago.
This year's African Champions League winners will be given direct entry into the group phase of the next edition, as Caf aims to alleviate fixture-congestion.
Former Togo and Zimbabwe coach Tom Saintfiet is appointed as Gambia's new coach, the country's football federation reveals in a statement.
Spanish rescuers say Italy and Libya's coastguard "abandoned" a woman and child found dead at sea.
Award-winning novelist Nnedi Okorafor will write the new series about Black Panther's sister, Shuri.
Huda Shaarawi launched a successful feminist revolution fighting for the rights of girls and women.
Tunisians stay top of their African Champions League pool with a come-from-behind win as 8-times champions Al Ahly take victory in a must-win game.
A 20-year-old Nigerian says he is "the happiest person in the world" after receiving the bike gift.
Many Eritreans are hoping that peace with Ethiopia will lead to an end to one-party rule at home.
Young South Africans give their views on anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, born exactly 100 years ago.
The first black US president gives a rare speech to mark 100 years since Nelson Mandela's birth.
Brighton sign Mali international midfielder Yves Bissouma from Ligue 1 side Lille for an undisclosed fee.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa says Mr Obama cannot dance as well as Mandela.
The exhibition at the Southbank Centre is in the centenary year of Nelson Mandela's birth.
Fifa postpones a proposed extra-ordinary congress of the Sierra Leone Football Association as it awaits new draft statutes to be submitted
With an ambition to be Zimbabwe's youngest president, he can work a crowd like the preacher he is.
The IAAF responds to an open letter from the Women's Sports Foundation and Athlete Ally calling for eligibility rules to be scrapped.
New legislation means that individuals with more than 5,000 followers could be subject to media law.
The Nigerian Premier League is postponed indefinitely amidst ongoing row over football federation leadership.
BBC Sport looks at 10 players who might get a move - including several Premier League targets - following a good World Cup.
Children like Jumana have been left behind after the Islamic State group was pushed out of Sirte, Libya.
With thrilling games, superb individual performances and huge shocks, Russia 2018 has been a classic World Cup. But who gets into your best XI?
Commanders may be shielded from prosecution over the violence after President Mohammed Morsi's ousting.