Ghana man teaching computing without computers becomes viral hit

After a Ghanaian teacher using his blackboard to teach IT went viral, Microsoft promised to help.

Ben Enwonwu’s Nigerian masterpiece ‘Tutu’ sold at auction

The Nigerian masterpiece by Ben Enwonwu, known as "Tutu", sold for £1.2m at auction.

Missing Nigerian masterpiece sells for £1.2m at auction

Ben Enwonwu's "Tutu" became a symbol of reconciliation after the Nigerian-Biafran conflict.

Gaetan Bong: Brighton defender signs new contract until summer of 2019

Brighton & Hove Albion defender Gaetan Bong signs a new deal with the Premier League club until the summer of 2019.

Rwanda closes ‘700 unsafe, noisy churches’

All preachers must now have theological training before opening a church.

Cameroon captain Moukandjo joins Chinese side Beijing Renhe on loan

Cameroon captain Benjamin Moukandjo has joined Chinese Super League club Beijing Renhe on a season-long loan from rivals Jiangsu Suning.

Oxfam sex scandal: Baaba Maal stands down as ambassador

The Senegalese singer tells the BBC why he felt he had to step down from his role as a global ambassador for the charity.

Cavendish III gets the go ahead in Cambridge

A globally significant research hub is being created for Cambridge University’s physical sciences departments

Lion kills woman in South African private game reserve

Bystanders tried in vain to save the 22-year-old woman, who was attacked at a private game reserve.

Egypt’s Sherine sentenced to prison over Nile joke

Two female singers are sentenced to prison: one for inciting debauchery, and one for a joke.