Stephen Karanja: Kenyan anti-vaccine doctor dies from Covid-19

Dr Stephen Karanja repeatedly said that the jab was "totally unnecessary".

Benin Bronzes: Germany to return looted artefacts to Nigeria

Priceless artefacts are to be returned from next year as a step towards "reconciliation".

African Champions League: Ahly’s Mosimane to face former club Sundowns

Al Ahly and their South African coach Pitso Mosimane will face his former club Mamelodi Sundowns in the Champions League last eight.

Martha Koome – how Kenya’s female justice overcame the odds

Despite a difficult childhood, Martha Koome becomes Kenya's first female chief justice.

African students caught up in India’s Covid-19 crisis share their views

Three African students caught up in India's unfolding Covid-19 crisis share their views from the ground.

Sierra Leone: Mabinty’s mission to stop teen pregnancies

14-year-old Sierra Leonean Mabinty Mambu is using radio to empower and educate girls about teen pregnancy.

Simeon ‘Simy’ Nwankwo: Scoring in Italy but ignored by Nigeria

Simeon 'Simy' Nwankwo is one of the leading scorers in Italy's Serie A but has been told he is not part of Nigeria's plans.

Africa’s week in pictures: 23-29 April 2021

A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent and beyond.

Zulu Queen Mantfombi Dlamini dies a month after becoming regent

Rumours that she was poisoned are dismissed by her prime minister who says she was ill for some time.

‘Pregnant Egyptian mummy’ revealed by scientists

Experts believe the woman was aged between 20 and 30 when she died with her unborn child.