Where is Nambia? President Trump 'invents' African country

Speaking at a UN conference, US President Donald Trump appears to invent a whole new African nation.

Posted on: 21 September 2017 | 3:20 am

Togo protests: Why are people marching against Faure Gnassingbé?

Protesters want an end to the rule of President Faure Gnassingbé, who succeeded his father in 2005.

Posted on: 21 September 2017 | 3:14 am

Impatient for change

Angola has publicly funded healthcare with state-of-the-art clinics. So why are some hospitals running out of drugs? The BBC's Mayeni Jones investigates.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 6:42 pm

Love and loss

Meeting the Kenyans affected by the illness.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 6:22 pm

Koulibaly nets as Napoli lead Serie A

Napoli beat Lazio to maintain their winning start to the Serie A season and go top of the table.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 5:44 pm

Aubameyang scores to keep Dortmund top

Peter Bosz becomes the first manager in Bundesliga history to guide his side to a clean sheet in his first five games as Borussia Dortmund beat Hamburg 3-0.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 5:41 pm

Kenya's Supreme Court criticises IEBC electoral commission

The presidential election was cancelled because the results were announced before being verified.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 11:10 am

Alastair Leithead: Kenya at a crossroads

Can a new election be held in the time allocated by Kenya's constitution?

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 11:08 am

Demonstrators scuffle as Kenya court explains poll cancellation

Kenya's Supreme Court blames electoral commission failures for the decision to annul the August poll.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 10:15 am

Kenya court explains presidential election annulment

Kenya's Supreme Court has explained its decision to annul the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 9:47 am

2018 World Cup: Niang and Sabaly set for Senegal bows

Former France youth internationals M'Baye Niang and Youssouf Sabaly are both in Senegal's squad for their next 2018 World Cup qualifier.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 9:01 am

Nigeria's Amina Yuguda wins BBC World News Komla Dumor award

Nigerian journalist Amina Yuguda is the third winner of the BBC World News Komla Dumor award.

Posted on: 19 September 2017 | 12:25 am

Amina Yuguda wins BBC World News Komla Dumor Award

Nigerian journalist wins award set up in memory of BBC World News presenter.

Posted on: 19 September 2017 | 12:25 am

Food security

Helping communities feed themselves during political and environmental instability.

Posted on: 18 September 2017 | 7:04 pm

'It's OK to make mayonnaise while on your period'

No more myths: Lahatra, a scoutmaster and science teacher, tells boys the truth about periods.

Posted on: 18 September 2017 | 6:11 pm

Egypt mass trial sees hundreds imprisoned over 2013 protests

Egypt has sentenced hundreds of people to jail - 43 of them for life - in its latest mass trial.

Posted on: 18 September 2017 | 12:49 pm

Migrant crisis: Panorama finds women swallowing dollars

Nigerian women paying to be smuggled to Europe say there is only one way to keep their cash safe.

Posted on: 18 September 2017 | 10:58 am

Captain Mina

Egyptian police officer and fitness guru Mina Samir says it is his duty to help cyberstalked women.

Posted on: 18 September 2017 | 7:41 am

BBC Afaan Oromo service receives traditional blessing

An elder in the Ethiopian region gives a special blessing as the BBC’s Afaan Oromo service launches.

Posted on: 18 September 2017 | 7:04 am

Kalkidan Yibeltal: What is behind Ethiopia clashes?

Fighting has broke out between Ethiopia's Oromo and Somali communities. The BBC looks at why.

Posted on: 18 September 2017 | 6:56 am

The waiting game

Meet the inhabitants of a refugee camp in Turin, as they pursue their dreams of a new life in Europe.

Posted on: 15 September 2017 | 6:33 pm

Africa's top shots

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

Posted on: 15 September 2017 | 6:35 am

Wild land

Uganda took in more refugees than any other country last year and provided them all with land. But they have to clear it and build a home themselves.

Posted on: 14 September 2017 | 8:11 pm

Milton Nkosi: Wave of political killings could engulf South Africa

Political killings in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province cannot be ignored, warns the BBC's Milton Nkosi.

Posted on: 13 September 2017 | 7:43 pm

One month on

One month ago, a mudslide devastated parts of Freetown, Sierra Leone.

Posted on: 13 September 2017 | 7:37 pm