BBC News - Africa

BBC News - Africa

09/19/2017 10:47 PM
Pape Souare: "a bit strange" on return for Crystal Palace
Senegal defender Pape Souare admits it was "a bit strange" to return to action for Crystal Palace a year after a career-threatening car crash.

09/19/2017 10:38 PM
Kenya's Supreme Court criticises IEBC electoral commission
The presidential election was cancelled because the results were announced before being verified.

09/19/2017 09:01 PM
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.

09/19/2017 08:09 PM
Last-gasp Benin clinch WAFU semi place
Benin come from behind to beat nine-man Niger to clinch the last of the semi-final place at the WAFU Cup of Nations in Ghana.

09/19/2017 07:48 PM
Wilfried Bony 'ready' for Premier League start - Swans boss Clement
Wilfried Bony is ready for his first Premier League start since rejoining Swansea City, says boss Paul Clement.

09/18/2017 05:25 PM
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.

09/18/2017 05:25 PM
Amina Yuguda wins BBC World News Komla Dumor Award
Nigerian journalist wins award set up in memory of BBC World News presenter.

09/18/2017 12:04 PM
Food security
Helping communities feed themselves during political and environmental instability.

09/18/2017 11:11 AM
'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.

09/18/2017 05:49 AM
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.

09/18/2017 03:58 AM
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.

09/18/2017 12:41 AM
Captain Mina
Egyptian police officer and fitness guru Mina Samir says it is his duty to help cyberstalked women.

09/18/2017 12:04 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.

09/17/2017 11:56 PM
Kalkidan Yibeltal: What is behind Ethiopia clashes?
Fighting has broke out between Ethiopia's Oromo and Somali communities. The BBC looks at why.

09/15/2017 11:34 AM
Five Fingers for Marseilles hits Toronto International Film Festival
Will the "boldly South African" film outgun its rivals at Toronto's prestigious festival this week?

09/15/2017 11:33 AM
The waiting game
Meet the inhabitants of a refugee camp in Turin, as they pursue their dreams of a new life in Europe.

09/14/2017 11:35 PM
Africa's top shots
A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans this week.

09/14/2017 02:00 PM
Sierra Leone mudslide: Freetown man lost eight family members
Thomas Benson lost eight family members in the mudslide that hit Sierra Leone's capital a month ago.

09/14/2017 01:11 PM
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.

09/13/2017 12:43 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.

09/13/2017 12:41 PM
Wrong sentence
As part of BBC 100 Women, one former inmate in Sierra Leone explains how she ended up in prison partly because she couldn't read.

09/13/2017 12:37 PM
One month on
One month ago, a mudslide devastated parts of Freetown, Sierra Leone.

09/12/2017 11:53 AM
Elizabeth Ohene: London’s coconut fad
Ghanaian journalist Elizabeth Ohene reflects on how London has changed and how it compares to Accra.

09/07/2017 09:06 AM
Orla Guerin: Libyan 'hell' for migrants
The EU wants Libya to do more on migrants but the unstable country is struggling to cope.

09/06/2017 06:54 PM
Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: Nigeria's unpaid Ebola heros
They "saved" Nigeria from the brink of an Ebola epidemic in 2014, so why are these doctors still waiting to be paid?

08/23/2017 03:34 AM
Where 'spirits' come to life
Egungun - the festival where "spirits" come to life. Photographs by Charlie Northcott & Joshua Akinyemi.

08/22/2017 11:05 AM
Surviving Sierra Leone's mudslide
Five survivors of Sierra Leone mudslide give harrowing accounts of their loss and how they escaped death.

07/26/2017 07:58 PM
Hunger in first 1,000 days
How child malnutrition affects communities across Ghana.

07/19/2017 11:32 AM
Yousra Elbagir: Big and beautiful in Sudan
In our series of letters from African journalists, Yousra Elbagir explores Sudanese women's appetite for weight gain pills.

07/10/2017 03:29 AM
Joseph Warungu: Free in Freetown
In our series of letters from African journalists, Kenyan Joseph Warungu makes his maiden visit to Sierra Leone.

07/08/2017 04:08 AM
Eritrea capital Asmara makes World Heritage list
Architecture from the colonial era left an "exceptional example" of modernism, judges say.

07/05/2017 11:23 AM
Portraits of a migrant
Portraits of Libyan migrants taken on board the vessel that rescued them.

06/16/2017 09:32 AM
Style in the slum
His neighbours, in what is probably the world's most famous slum, stare but he doesn't care.

06/03/2017 11:49 AM
New faces of Africa
The photographers trying to change perceptions of Africa.

06/02/2017 11:32 AM
Rumble in the jungle
Visiting the boxers of Kinshasa, 43 years after Ali and Foreman fought in the Rumble in the Jungle.