DR Congo’s Kasai conflict: ‘Millions face starvation without aid’

The UN food agency head says hundreds of thousands of children could die in the coming months.

Holiday home

The 2CV is a vintage French car. But it is the car of choice for taxi drivers in the African island of Madagascar.

Brave Takam succumbs to Joshua

Britain's Anthony Joshua stops Carlos Takam in round 10 to successfully defend his IBF and WBA heavyweight world titles in Cardiff.

Chimpanzees among 33 breeds selected for special protection

The Convention of Migratory Species includes chimpanzees, leopards and vultures on its list.

Somalia Mogadishu: Deadly attacks rock capital

Security forces battled armed militants who stormed a hotel in Mogadishu after two deadly blasts.

Tanzania deports lawyers accused of ‘promoting homosexuality’

Police in Dar es Salaam accuse the group of 'promoting homosexuality' - a charge the lawyers deny.

Brazil beat Mali to take third place at the U17 World Cup

Brazil beat Mali 2-0 in Kolkata on Saturday to finish in third place at the 2017 Fifa Under-17 World Cup.

Sierra Leone withdrawn from Women’s U17s

Sierra Leone are the latest African team to pull out of the 2018 Women's Under-17 World Cup qualifiers, with the FA blaming "financial difficulties."

Ethiopia and Rwanda to meet in play-off for place at 2018 CHAN

Ethiopia and Rwanda will meet in a two-legged play-off for the right to replace Egypt at the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Morocco.