BBC News - Africa
BBC News - Africa
05/22/2017 01:12 PM
The US and Uganda are stopping the hunt for notorious rebel leader Joseph Kony but he is still a threat.
05/22/2017 05:54 AM
Ethnicity, corruption, social media and more of your questions on Kenya's election.
05/21/2017 12:23 PM
Will I be next?
Feelings are heightened in South Africa over the safety of women, writes the BBC's Nomsa Maseko following a series of violent attacks against women.
05/20/2017 10:36 PM
Chibok girls reunited with families
Eighty-two of the Chibok girls captured by Boko Haram in 2014 have been returned to their families. The whereabouts of more than 100 girls is still unknown.
05/19/2017 12:19 PM
'Our pyramids are bigger'
Why a bitter row has broken out between Egyptians and Sudanese on social media.
05/16/2017 01:17 PM
The deal maker
The lawyer behind the release of 82 women captured by Nigeria's militant Islamist group Boko Haram.
05/14/2017 11:35 AM
Wearing the trousers
Pili Hussein wanted to make her fortune mining for gemstones in Tanzania, and wasn't put off by the fact that women weren't allowed in the mines
05/01/2017 03:48 AM
Mannir Dan Ali: Buhari's health
In our series of letters from African journalists, Mannir Dan Ali writes that President Muhamadu Buhari has been accused of being as secretive about his health as his US counterpart Donald Trump has been about his tax returns.
04/24/2017 10:14 PM
Tradesmen of Kumasi
Documenting the workplaces of a generation of Ghanaians.
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.
04/02/2017 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.
03/03/2017 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.