ICC orders Congo warlord Germain Katanga to pay victims

Ex-Congolese militia leader ordered to pay $1m (£800,000), but he is broke.

Posted on: 24 March 2017 | 10:05 am

Comoros hold advantage in 2019 Nations Cup qualifier

Comoros Islands take a big step towards playing in the group stages of 2019 Nations Cup qualifying by beating Mauritius 2-0 on Friday.

Posted on: 24 March 2017 | 9:30 am

Guinea-Bissau eye back-to-back finals

Guinea-Bissau FA president Manuel Irenio is confident the team will reach the 2019 Nations Cup following their 2017 appearance.

Posted on: 24 March 2017 | 9:02 am

Zimbabwe's cash-strapped tobacco farms

Small-scale tobacco farmers in Zimbabwe have little to invest due to poor profit margins and a weak economy.

Posted on: 24 March 2017 | 7:34 am

Gambia to set up truth commission to probe Jammeh's rule

The commission will investigate abuses committed during ex-President Jammeh's rule, minister says.

Posted on: 24 March 2017 | 6:29 am

Egypt's Hosni Mubarak freed after six years in detention

It is the first time Egypt's ex-president is allowed to go home since his 2011 overthrow.

Posted on: 24 March 2017 | 5:36 am

More than 200 migrants feared drowned in Mediterranean

An aid group finds two capsized boats capable of carrying 100 migrants each, and only five bodies.

Posted on: 24 March 2017 | 5:29 am

How cricket is helping to heal Rwanda

Audifax Byiringiro, a Rwandan cricketer, tells his harrowing story of escaping the 1994 genocide and how cricket has helped play a part in the healing process.

Posted on: 24 March 2017 | 1:11 am

British scientists in world-first TB breakthrough

British scientists say they now isolate different strains and so diagnose sufferers within days.

Posted on: 24 March 2017 | 12:14 am

Africa's top shots: 17-24 March 2017

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

Posted on: 23 March 2017 | 7:50 pm

The man opening Ethiopia's first botanic garden

Professor Sebsebe Demissew wants to open the country's first botanic garden.

Posted on: 23 March 2017 | 1:10 pm

South Africa police warn of taxi rape gang in Johannesburg

The latest victim appears to be a mother assaulted for four hours in front of her son.

Posted on: 23 March 2017 | 7:43 am

Ijeoma Ndukwe: Is Nigerian Fanta and Sprite safe to drink?

A recent court case in Nigeria highlights concerns that locally made drinks may be considered unsafe for human consumption.

Posted on: 22 March 2017 | 8:17 pm

‘Vegetable ivory’

A look at how the seed of a South American tree is increasingly being used as an alternative to ivory.

Posted on: 22 March 2017 | 7:22 pm

What's Up Africa: Should you pay for a prophecy?

What's up Africa satirist Ikenna Azuike looks at Kenya's prophecies and whether people rely on them more than the weather channel, or their local bookmakers.

Posted on: 22 March 2017 | 12:33 pm

Meet the Senegalese micro-gardener fighting poverty

Coumba Diop is a micro-gardener from Senegal, who uses table-top cultivation to fight poverty and malnutrition.

Posted on: 22 March 2017 | 8:12 am

The face of hunger

Family portraits from the heart of the hunger crisis in Somaliland.

Posted on: 21 March 2017 | 8:56 pm

Uncensored poets

In our series of letters from African journalists Yousra Elbagir looks at Sudan's rich history of lyrical resistance at a time of state censorship and control.

Posted on: 21 March 2017 | 8:14 pm

'Made in Morocco'

We track a single item of clothing to see just where it goes before it ends up in the shop.

Posted on: 21 March 2017 | 7:01 pm

Footballer makes wife and 'girlfriend' speech blunder

Ghanaian striker Mohammed Anas has some explaining to do when he gets home.

Posted on: 20 March 2017 | 2:37 pm

Reality Check

Kenya's civil servants receive more tax revenue than those in other sub-Saharan African countries.

Posted on: 20 March 2017 | 11:28 am

Piers Edwards: Africa's new footballing king

Madagascar's Ahmad holds the future of African football in his hands, but who exactly is he and what does he hope to achieve as president of Caf?

Posted on: 18 March 2017 | 10:15 am

Milton Nkosi: Colonial tweets undermine South Africa's opposition

Colonial tweets by former party leader could end South African opposition party's chances of winning the next election.

Posted on: 17 March 2017 | 9:52 am

Living with volcanoes

The archipelago where the landscape is idyllic but life tough.

Posted on: 14 March 2017 | 7:17 pm

Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: US state of mind

How Nigerians obsess about life in the US

Posted on: 14 March 2017 | 11:36 am