Sudan coup: Khartoum barricaded by pro-democracy activists

Three people were reportedly killed and 100 wounded after a crackdown on mass protests on Saturday.

‘As a child I saw the plane crash that killed my sisters’

Harriet was waving her sisters off when the plane left the runway and burned. Now she's finding others linked to the tragedy.

The white student braving racial politics in South Africa

Jess Griesel faces a backlash for joining a party that backs the interests of poor black South Africans.

Sudan coup: Three killed in protests against military takeover

Activists say security forces fired live rounds and tear gas at crowds, injuring around 100 people.

How lifting Kenya’s curfew may push revellers to get jabbed

Kenyans are loving their freedom as Covid restrictions ease, but vaccination rates are alarmingly low.

COP26: African climate activists’ message to world leaders

Young climate activists from Africa share their message to world leaders at COP26.

Covid: Call for rich nations to airlift millions of surplus vaccines

It would be unethical to waste doses while thousands are dying with Covid daily, former world leaders say.

Africa’s week in pictures: 22-28 October 2021

A selection of the best photos from the African continent and beyond.

Ethiopia food crisis: Why does PM have a problem with wheat aid?

Ethiopia has been increasing its wheat production, but this is yet to catch up with growing wheat demand.

Benin Bronzes: The Okukur handed back to Nigeria after over a century in the UK

A statue of a cockerel has been handed back to Nigeria after being in the UK for over a century.