Kenya’s first new railway in a century has opened

Kenya has opened a major new railway between the port city of Mombasa and the capital, Nairobi.

Gobi the dog ‘adopted’ a runner

Dion Leonard and Gobi the dog became inseparable during a gruelling desert race in China.

Nigeria policemen ‘killed by navy’ in Calabar

A traffic dispute reportedly leads to a police station being set on fire by naval officers.

China stars still part of Nigeria plans

The Nigeria Football Federation insists that Super Eagles players based in China are part of its plans despite none being chosen for the latest squad.

Kwesi Appiah: AFC Wimbledon sign Crystal Palace striker

AFC Wimbledon will sign Crystal Palace striker Kwesi Appiah when his contract with the Eagles expires on 1 July.

Under-20 World Cup: Zambia come from behind to beat Germany

Zambia overcome a late fight back to beat Germany 4-3 after extra-time and progress to the quarter-finals of the Under-20 World Cup.

In pictures

A peek at Africa's newest railway, running from Kenya's capital, Nairobi, to the port city of Mombasa.

Senegal look to continue Under-20 run

Senegal are looking to reach the quarter-finals of the Under-20 World Cup in South Korea as they look to emulate their feats of 2015.

Herve Renard shocked by Hakim Ziyech’s Morocco snub

Morocco coach Herve Renard is shocked by Ajax midfielder Hakim Ziyech's decision to snub a call up to the Atlas Lions.

New Malawi coach drops captain Banda

New Malawi coach Ronny van Geneugden drops captain David Banda as he names his first squad since being appointment in April.