Kenya elephants: Operation to move big beasts begins

Wildlife officials in Kenya are relocating the beasts to get them away from a farming region.

Posted on: 23 February 2018 | 7:17 am

Children 'forced to watch rape' in South Sudan

UN investigators say they have evidence that 40 senior officials could be responsible for war crimes.

Posted on: 23 February 2018 | 7:11 am

Mohamed Salah: Liverpool Premier League title win is my dream

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah talks to Football Focus about title ambitions, inspiring a nation and why there is more to come from him.

Posted on: 23 February 2018 | 6:00 am

World's rarest chimp spotted in Nigeria

Rare chimps, leopards and pangolins have been caught on camera in the forests of Nigeria's largest national park.

Posted on: 23 February 2018 | 5:36 am

Nigeria coach Rohr to stick with core squad for World Cup

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr rules out bringing in new players to bolster his squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Posted on: 23 February 2018 | 3:27 am

Komla Dumor Award 2018: Seeking a rising star of African journalism

BBC seeks future star of African journalism for the BBC World News Komla Dumor Award 2018.

Posted on: 22 February 2018 | 9:37 pm

Africa's week in pictures: 16-22 February 2018

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

Posted on: 22 February 2018 | 7:55 pm

Orla Guerin: The place where people disappear

The Egyptian authorities are accused of arresting and torturing hundreds of opponents.

Posted on: 22 February 2018 | 7:51 pm

Nigeria's Boko Haram crisis: Dapchi anger over missing girls

The state government apologises for wrongly informing parents that some girls had been rescued.

Posted on: 22 February 2018 | 1:38 pm

Caf Champions League: Al Merreikh of Sudan crash out

2015 semi-finalists Al Merreikh of Sudan suffer a shock Caf Champions League exit at the hands of Township Rollers of Botswana.

Posted on: 22 February 2018 | 12:29 pm

Seychelles protects an area 'as big as Britain' in Indian Ocean

A novel deal with donors including Leonardo DiCaprio turned public debt into conservation funding.

Posted on: 22 February 2018 | 8:49 am

Sulley Muntari: Deportivo La Coruna sign Ghanaian midfielder

Ghana midfielder Sulley Muntari inks a deal with Deportivo La Coruna until the end of the season.

Posted on: 22 February 2018 | 8:32 am

Moment policeman catches falling child

He was guarding a bank in Asyut, Egypt, when he spotted the boy three floors above.

Posted on: 21 February 2018 | 4:12 pm

Why has Ethiopia imposed a state of emergency?

It follows the prime minister's shock resignation and the release of hundreds of political prisoners.

Posted on: 21 February 2018 | 9:54 am

World Mother Language day: Tech words in your language

On World Mother Language day, BBC World Service colleagues tackle tech terms in their own languages.

Posted on: 21 February 2018 | 9:06 am

Brian Hungwe: Mugabe feeling 'unloved' on his birthday

Robert Mugabe is one of many leaders who find themselves out of favour once they lose power.

Posted on: 21 February 2018 | 3:06 am

How Nigeria's bobsleigh team made Olympic history

Nigeria's bobsleigh team, which debuted at the Pyeongchang Olympics, on overcoming the odds.

Posted on: 20 February 2018 | 5:39 pm

Explore the Nile with 360 video

Travel the length of the Nile with BBC News to find out how a new dam being built in Ethiopia is threatening to cause a serious rift with neighbouring countries Egypt and Sudan.

Posted on: 20 February 2018 | 12:26 pm

Mozambique rubbish dump collapse kills at least 17 people

Mozambique rubbish dump collapse kills at least 17 people, crushing five homes in the night.

Posted on: 20 February 2018 | 12:30 am

How Malawi reduced infant mortality

Every year 2.6m babies around the world don't survive beyond a month but Malawi's number is dropping.

Posted on: 19 February 2018 | 6:31 pm

Nnamdi Kanu: Wife begs Nigerian government for information

Nnamdi Kanu, Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) movement leader, has not been seen since last year.

Posted on: 19 February 2018 | 7:38 am

Life after Ebola

The legacy of the virus which spread through three West African countries.

Posted on: 18 February 2018 | 7:37 pm

Kalkidan Yibeltal: The Ethiopian priest who scales cliffs to get to work

In the remote mountains of northern Ethiopia, a lone priest scales a 250m cliff each day to reach his church.

Posted on: 18 February 2018 | 7:35 pm

Black Panther quiz: Which character are you?

The first Marvel superhero film with a predominantly black cast has won rave reviews and is expected to smash box office records.

Posted on: 16 February 2018 | 6:43 pm

The playboy who got away with $242m – using ‘black magic’

How Foutanga Babani Sissoko pulled off one of the most audacious confidence tricks of all time.

Posted on: 15 February 2018 | 6:27 pm