Bringing Gay Pride to Africa’s last absolute monarchy

The kingdom of Swaziland, now known as eSwatini, is holding its first gay pride march - despite homosexuality being illegal.

DR Congo: Oil drilling allowed in Virguna, Salonga parks

Virunga and Salonga national parks in DR Congo are home to threatened mountain gorillas and bonobo.

Hillal Soudani: Nottingham Forest sign Algerian forward for undisclosed fee

Nottingham Forest sign Algerian international Hillal Soudani for an undisclosed fee from Croatian side Dinamo Zagreb.

Yemisi Adegoke: How fake news fuels Nigeria’s herder crisis

Fake pictures on social media are inflaming tensions after deadly clashes between farmers and cattle herders.

World Cup 2018: Fifa defends fair play criteria to rank teams

Fifa defends the fair play criteria used to rank teams with equal records in the World Cup group stage.

‘Abacha loot’ to be given to poor Nigerians

Some $300m allegedly stolen by ex-military ruler Sani Abacha is to be distributed to poor Nigerians.

What went wrong for Africa at the World Cup?

All African teams are out of the World Cup. So what is to blame: Bad luck, VAR or a lack of flair?

Nigeria fuel truck blaze kills at least nine

Dozens of vehicles were engulfed in flames after a petrol tanker lost control in busy Lagos traffic.

Africa’s week in pictures: 22-28 June 2018

A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans elsewhere in the world this week.

Can paying girls to go to school help South Sudan?

A programme in the capital Juba aims to increase school attendance by giving pupils cash.