Tanzania's albino footballers team up with Everton FC

They've been training with Everton as part of their fight-back against dangerous prejudice.

Posted on: 25 July 2017 | 7:36 am

Nigeria has over 50% of the world's out-of-school children

Nigeria's government says the country has 10.5 million out of the world's 20 million children out of school.

Posted on: 25 July 2017 | 6:44 am

Drugs cocktail 'cut HIV deaths by 27%'

Three lives were saved for every 100 treated, a trial using a mix of drugs found.

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 7:54 pm

Stravinsky in South Africa: The composer who defied apartheid

When celebrated Russian-born composer Igor Stravinsky visited South Africa in 1962, he defied racist laws to perform his music to a black audience.

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 6:13 pm

Nigerian president Buhari is 'very, very ok', a governor says

The Nigerian president was pictured for the first time in almost 80 days on Sunday.

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 2:27 pm

Nelson Mandela: Ramlakan book on final days withdrawn

South Africa's first black president's family says the book by his doctor contained personal details.

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 1:11 pm

Rio Tinto facing probe over Guinea deal

Probe is "into suspected corruption in the conduct of business in the Republic of Guinea".

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 12:09 pm

Togo international Djene joins Getafe on four-year deal

Togo international Djene Dakonam Ortega, 25, joins La Liga side Getafe on a four-year deal.

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 11:24 am

Eric Bailly: Man Utd defender's European ban extended to three matches

Manchester United defender Eric Bailly is banned for two more European games for his Europa League red card against Celta Vigo.

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 11:12 am

Meet the "Afro-fashion magician" who creates dresses in minutes

Ugandan designer Latif Madoi is making a name for himself with his unique brand of "fast fashion".

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 5:09 am

Virtual campaigning changes Kenya vote

Social media has taken centre-stage for many voters and candidates ahead of Kenya's general election.

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 3:02 am

Wilfried Bony: Swansea City could re-sign Manchester City striker

Swansea are considering a bid to re-sign Wilfried Bony, two years after the striker left the Liberty Stadium to join Manchester City.

Posted on: 23 July 2017 | 11:37 am

Dan Saladino: Trying the berry and porcupine diet

The Hadza are one of the last remaining hunter-gatherer tribes in the world. Could their diet hold lessons for everyone?

Posted on: 22 July 2017 | 6:19 pm

History of Africa: Beauty tips from the ancient Kingdom of Kush

The BBC's Zeinab Badawi attends a wedding breakfast in northern Sudan to witness the enduring beauty techniques of an 8th Century Kushite princess.

Posted on: 21 July 2017 | 6:20 am

Singers and skippers

A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.

Posted on: 21 July 2017 | 2:12 am

Man who migrated twice

What is life like for those involved in Europe's great migration?

Posted on: 20 July 2017 | 7:04 pm

Emmanuel Igunza: Inside 'Africa's Mecca'

Our correspondent visits the ancient city of Harar as it celebrates its 1,010th anniversary.

Posted on: 20 July 2017 | 7:02 pm

Ethiopia: The hyenas of Harar

Emmanuel Igunza reports from the ancient city of Harar in Ethiopia, where it appears man and hyena have evolved a mutually beneficial - if unlikely arrangement.

Posted on: 20 July 2017 | 12:08 pm

Yousra Elbagir: Sudan's 'big and beautiful' pills for women

In our series of letters from African journalists, Yousra Elbagir explores Sudanese women's appetite for weight gain pills.

Posted on: 19 July 2017 | 6:32 pm

'Her generosity cost her life'

Prudence Mabele was one of the first South African black women to say publicly she had HIV.

Posted on: 19 July 2017 | 9:59 am

Satellites and science

In our series of letters from African journalists, veteran Ghanaian journalist Elizabeth Ohene reflects on whether people are being inspired by science.

Posted on: 17 July 2017 | 12:08 pm

Debating Africa

Every month we travel to a different African country to discuss a chosen topic.

Posted on: 17 July 2017 | 10:17 am

Piers Edwards: Turning football into wine

Former Ivory Coast international Olivier Tebily has forged a new career away from football - as Africa's first maker of Cognac.

Posted on: 13 July 2017 | 3:27 am

Master shipbuilders

The craftsmen can all trace their skills back to one family who arrived on the island more than 150 years ago.

Posted on: 11 July 2017 | 6:39 pm

Joseph Warungu: Free in Freetown

In our series of letters from African journalists, Kenyan Joseph Warungu makes his maiden visit to Sierra Leone.

Posted on: 10 July 2017 | 10:29 am