Ahly draw 1-1 with Wydad in home leg of Champions League final

Al Ahly of Egypt are held to a 1-1 draw by Morocco's Wydad Casablanca in the first leg of the African Champions League final in Alexandria.

Ghana investigation after child rape ‘pardon’

Campaigners say the case demonstrates a culture in Ghana that shields sex attackers.

Burundi leaves war crimes court

It accuses the International Criminal Court of deliberately targeting Africans for prosecution.

West Ham boss hails Ayew as a ‘game changer’

West Ham manager Slaven Bilic says Andre Ayew's "game-changing" abilities can help the struggling Premier League side rise up the table.

The Zimbabwe seed firm taking on the multinationals

Mukushi Seeds is pioneering hybrid maize seeds that it hopes will improve farmer yields in Zimbabwe.

Will the lifting of US sanctions revive Sudan?

While the lifting of US sanctions is welcome, some Sudanese people remain sceptical about the government's ability to steer the country in the right direction.

Ghana Black Queens coach defiant despite 8-0 loss

Ghana women's coach Mas-Ud Didi Dramani says there are "a lot of positives" following the Black Queens' 8-0 defeat by France on Monday night.

Equatorial Guinea VP Teodorin Obiang sentenced in France

The son of Equatorial Guinea's president gets a suspended jail term for corruption - in absentia.

South Africa coffin case: White farmers receive jail terms

Two white farmers are sentenced to more than 10 years each for forcing a black man into a coffin.

Kenya election: Turnout under 34% amid opposition boycott

Fewer than 34% of voters took part in Thursday's repeat presidential election, officials say.