Suellen Tennyson: Kidnapped US Catholic nun freed in Burkina Faso

Suellen Tennyson, 83, was taken hostage in the middle of the night in early April.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: Barcelona striker and family ‘do not feel safe’ after robbery at home

Barcelona striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang says he and his family do not feel safe in their home after a violent robbery on Monday.

Oscar Pistorius: South African ex-Paralympian seeks to force early prison release

The ex-Paralympian is serving a 13-year sentence for the murder of his girlfriend nine years ago.

Liberian former child soldier: ‘I’m giving back’

Former Liberian child soldier, Morris Matadi, is working with children trying to give them hope for the future.

South African actress and model Charlbi Dean dies at 32

There is shock at the death of a "true star-in-the-making" who was "on the verge of a breakthrough".

Suleiman Kangangi: Kenyan will be remembered as cycling ‘pioneer’ after death aged 33

Suleiman Kangangi is hailed as a man who transcended the sport of cycling after dying aged 33 in a crash while racing in the United States.

Guinea’s military junta to release funds to host Africa Cup of Nations in 2025

The head of Guinea's military government insists it is committed to hosting the 2025 Africa Cup of Nations and will release funds for organisational needs.

Felix Afena-Gyan wants to help Cremonese ‘achieve vision’ after move from Roma

Ghana international Felix Afena-Gyan hopes he can help Cremonese "achieve its vision" after joining from Serie A rivals Roma.

Kenya Election 2022: Raila Odinga confident of Supreme Court win

Raila Odinga says the court’s judgement will have wider implications on democracy across Africa.

US Open: Mayar Sherif targets improvement after Ons Jabeur wins opener

Egypt's Mayar Sherif says she needs to rediscover her best form to beat Marta Kostyuk in the first round of the US Open.