Burkina Faso unrest: Military officers remove leader Damiba

An army captain has announced the removal of the country's military leader Lt Col Paul-Henri Damiba.

Burkina Faso unrest: Heavy gunfire heard amid mutiny

The military leader says talks are under way "to restore calm" after reports of another coup attempt.

COP27: Egypt pressed to make human rights move before climate summit

Effective climate action is not possible without a freer society in host Egypt, activists say.

Coach Kallon sure of success at … FC Kallon, the team he owns

Former Sierra Leone captain Mohamed Kallon says he is sure he will succeed at FC Kallon after becoming coach of the club he owns.

Trevor Noah to step down as host of The Daily Show

The comedian says he is "filled with gratitude" as he announces his departure from the programme.

Uganda’s Ebola outbreak: Why is it so serious?

It is proving more difficult to deal with as vaccines are not available for a rare strain of the virus.

Africa’s week in pictures: 23-29 September 2022

A selection of the best photos from across Africa and beyond this week.

Adidas row: Morocco demands change to Algerian jersey design

Adidas says an Algerian palace inspired the design, but Morocco says it is cultural appropriation.

Tsitsi Dangarembga: Zimbabwe author convicted over placard protest

A court rules that Tsitsi Dangarembga incited violence by walking with a sign calling for reform.

World Cup: Mixed reactions for Africa’s quintet in warm-ups

After final warm-ups before naming their squads, BBC Sport Africa assesses the form of the continent's World Cup sides