Papa Bouba Diop: ‘I was lucky to have managed him’ – Harry Redknapp

Former Portsmouth boss Harry Redknapp says he was "lucky to have managed" late Senegal midfielder Papa Bouba Diop.

Ethiopia crisis: Tigray force ‘still fighting’ despite army Mekelle push

Local TPLF forces deny claims by the Ethiopia army that they have been crushed across the region.

South Africa: The icons behind the 1956 women’s march

How South African women defeated plans to restrict the movement of black South Africans.

Coronavirus in South Africa: A nurse’s fight against the ‘Covid storm’

Nurse Tshego is fighting a virus that brings her face to face with stigma, poverty and corruption.

Environment award for man who stopped new coal power plant in Ghana

A climate activist has won a prestigious prize for leading the battle to block it being built in Ghana.

Viewpoint: Why Kenya’s giant fig tree won over a president

The campaign to save a 100-year-old tree shows cultural fears can make politicians listen in Kenya.

Papa Bouba Diop: Former Senegal, Fulham & Portsmouth midfielder dies aged 42

Former Senegal midfielder Papa Bouba Diop, who played for Fulham, Portsmouth, West Ham and Birmingham, dies aged 42.

Ethiopia’s Tigray crisis: Mekelle hospital struggling after attack – Red Cross

The main hospital in Tigray's capital is low on painkillers and body bags, the Red Cross says.

Dozens of farm workers killed in ‘insane’ Nigeria attack

Nigeria's leader condemns the "slaughter" of more than 43 labourers in the north-eastern Borno state.

Viewpoint: How Ethiopia is undermining the African Union

The country has rebuffed African efforts to find a negotiated settlement to the Tigray conflict.