Zimbabwe opposition leader Nelson Chamisa condemns those who protested over alleged election fraud.
Kenya's Football Federation fails in its bid to be reinstated to the Women's Africa Cup of Nations after losing its appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
An author whose book was rejected by French students because of its Algerian theme is due to meet them.
Around 700 counter-terrorism troops will be moved as the Pentagon focuses on advising in West Africa.
How the murder of Jamal Khashoggi could effect lucrative South African arms deals with the Saudis.
Ghanaian-American rapper turned director Blitz Bazawule talks about his new film
Reports of girls giving birth in the exam period prompted a government inquiry into teenage pregnancy.
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is intensifying his crackdown on the military and spy agency.
Planned payments of $9.8m will be withheld after anti-gay comments by a senior Tanzanian politician.
Mauritania, who have never qualified for the Africa Cup of Nations, are among the countries who can secure places at the 2019 tournament this weekend.
Bayern Munich forward Franck Evina says his decision to commit to Cameroon over Germany was inspired by his 'love' for former Indomitable Lion Samuel Eto'o.
Michael Obafemi ends speculation over his international future by declaring for the Republic of Ireland.
Dozens of security officials have been held as Prime Minister Abiy tackles corruption and rights abuses.
Gabon's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Algeria striker Yacine Brahimi are among the latest players to pull out of the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
Namibia blame a financial squeeze on their decision to withdraw from the opening round of qualifiers for next year's Under 23 Africa Cup of Nations.
President Museveni orders increased patrols to reassure Chinese investors after a spate of thefts.
Chelsea allegedly face the threat of a two-year transfer ban following a Fifa investigation into their signing of foreign under-18 players, including former striker Bertrand Traore.
Kehinde Wiley's Barack Obama painting is the first official US presidential portrait by a black artist.
Journalist Peter Tah describes how life in the Cameroon city of Bamenda has ground to a halt due to the separatist conflict.
It's common for African migrants to be returned back to their native country when they die, but this decision is a hard one if your entire family is based in the UK.
Plans to redistribute land from white farmers to landless black people are raising deep feelings. Here's why.
Lusaka-based artist Stary Mwaba says that art has an important role to play in preserving history.
The former banker convicted of fraud has been flown out of the UK despite a campaign to stop deportation.
Lifting of the arms ban, asset freeze and travel restrictions follows a historic deal with Ethiopia.
Mali coach Mohammed Saloum Houssein has named six foreign-based players in his squad for the Women's Africa Cup of Nations finals in Ghana.
Republic of Ireland boss Martin O'Neill will not rush Michael Obafemi into making a decision on his international future.
Kenya's Football Federation (FKF) appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport in a late bid to reverse their exclusion from the Women's Africa Cup of Nations.
Mountain gorilla: Conservation efforts appear to be paying off for large, charismatic animals.
Equatorial Guinea captain Genoveva Anonman Nze admits it will be tough at the Women's Nations Cup because of the limited time they had to prepare.