Mali Radisson Blu attack: Two Islamists sentenced to death

Two Islamists are convicted of carrying out two attacks targeting foreigners, in which 25 people died.

US tries to block Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as first African WTO head

The World Trade Organization's nominations team says member countries should back Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.

Caf: Ahmad facing Fifa ban after ‘breaching code of ethics’

Confederation of African Football president Ahmad has been found to have breached Fifa's codes of ethics, BBC Sport Africa understands.

Covid-19 threatens African Champions League semi-final

Fourteen Raja Casablanca players have tested positive for Coronavirus ahead of their second leg semi-final clash with Egyptian giants Zamalek.

Booker Prize: Zimbabwean author Tsitsi Dangarembga on her book, This Mournable Body

Zimbabwean author Tsitsi Dangarembga's This Mournable Body is on the Booker Prize 2020 shortlist.

South Africa Rugby investigating after player dies at illegal tournament

South Africa Rugby is investigating after a player died at a tournament - despite the amateur game still being suspended in the country because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus: South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa self-quarantines

A guest at a dinner the president attended later tested positive for coronavirus.

Comic Relief will stop sending celebrities to Africa

The charity will also stop using images of starving people or ill children in its fundraising show.

Tanzania elections: Tundu Lissu alleges ‘shameless’ fraud

The electoral commission says the claims of ballot tampering are unfounded.

Seychelles elections: How a priest rose to become president

Wavel Ramkalawan brings his party in from 43 years in opposition to lead the island nation.