BBC News - Africa
BBC News - Africa
04/23/2017 01:25 AM
Keitany record at London Marathon
Mary Keitany breaks Paula Radcliffe's women's-only world record to win the London Marathon, while Daniel Wanjiru takes victory in the men's race.
04/22/2017 11:21 AM
The scramble for Somalia
Many different countries are trying to get a toehold in Somalia as it slowly emerges from chaos.
04/20/2017 09:54 PM
Is Ghana's economy on the mend?
Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo says he is making significant economic progress after 100 days in power but critics are not so sure.
04/20/2017 09:46 PM
Zambia's DJ academy
The Zambian lawyer who opened up his own school for aspiring DJs.
04/18/2017 03:30 AM
Learning about #GrannyWisdom
Zimbabwean film-maker Steven Chikosi has been learning lessons from his 81 year-old granny Gogo Muchena.
04/17/2017 09:32 PM
In our series of letters from African journalist Yousra Elbagir looks at how Sudanese are using social media to celebrate and express their African identity.
04/16/2017 11:40 AM
Are smartphones empowering poor Kenyans or simply causing more problems than they solve?
04/12/2017 10:05 PM
School by canoe
Many children who live on Lake Bunyonyi in south-western Uganda have to cross the water every day to get to school.
04/11/2017 11:14 AM
Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: Price of sinning
In our series of letters from African journalists, Nigerian writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani looks into the culture of blind belief in destiny.
04/11/2017 02:14 AM
Ms Nyanzi has been taken to court over calling President Yoweri Museveni "a pair of buttocks".
04/09/2017 11:17 AM
The Happy Feet youth project in South Africa aims to "promote education" through gumboot dancing.
04/02/2017 12:11 PM
River of life
Solving the water crisis for South Sudanese refugees.
03/21/2017 01:14 PM
Yousra Elbagir: Sudan's 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.
03/07/2017 01:43 AM
Sola Odunfa: Do Nigerians go on holiday?
In our series of letters from African journalists, Sola Odunfa examines the attitude of Nigerians to holidaying, at a time when President Muhammadu Buhari has spent more than a month on "medical vacation" in the UK.
03/03/2017 01:11 PM
Nigeria's soot city
A mysterious case of pollution has turned Port Harcourt, known as "The Garden City", into a city covered in soot.
03/01/2017 12:45 PM
A group of local artisans is trying to preserve their island's buildings.
02/26/2017 12:21 PM
World's vainest people?
How the men of Chad's Wodaabe culture go about finding their brides at a desert festival where the stress is on make-up and clothes.
02/18/2017 01:27 PM
Kenyan herders are giving their own food to animals to keep them alive during the severe drought.
12/30/2016 12:24 PM
Africa's 2016 in pictures
A selection of the most striking news images from the African continent this year.
12/22/2016 01:00 PM
Preserving rural Mali
Photographer Boukary Konate is documenting scenes from rural life in his native Mali for the "internet generation", and before this way of life disappears entirely.