Desmond Tutu: Body of South African hero to be aquamated

In line with his eco-friendly beliefs, the water-based process uses a tenth of the energy of cremation.

“I did not know I would be making history” – Delaine Mentoor reflects on Tokyo 2020

Delaine Mentoor on making water polo history at the Tokyo Olympics and juggling motherhood with coaching South Africa women.

Afcon 2021: Mauritania include 16-year-old Beyatt Lekweiry in squad

Mauritania name 16-year-old Beyatt Lekweiry in their squad for the Africa Cup of Nations, while Malawi draw heavily on locally-based talent.

Ex-England man Caulker set for Afcon with Leone Stars

One-time England defender Steven Caulker is named in the Sierra Leone squad for the Africa Cup of Nations.

Afcon 2021: Watford’s Emmanuel Dennis and Victor Osimhen out of Nigeria squad

Watford's Emmanuel Dennis and fellow striker Victor Osimhen both drop out of Nigeria's squad for the Africa Cup of Nations.

Afcon 2021: Group B preview – Senegal, Zimbabwe, Guinea & Malawi

Senegal, Zimbabwe, Guinea and Malawi are in Group B of the Africa Cup of Nations, which kicks off in Cameroon on 9 January.

Cape Verde: Drone delivers medical supplies to remote islands

Computer scientist Erico Pinheiro has invented a drone system to deliver medical supplies to the remote communities of his island nation Cape Verde.

Omicron wave may have peaked, South Africa says

Officials relax restrictions noting lower hospital admissions from the Omicron variant than feared.

Desmond Tutu: Mourners queue to pay respects as body lies in state

The Nobel Peace Prize winner's body will lie in state in a simple coffin for two days.

Afcon 2021: Manchester United’s Hannibal Mejbri in Tunisia squad

Teenage Manchester United midfielder Hannibal Mejbri is named in Tunisia's squad for the Africa Cup of Nations.