Nigerian student Aminu Adamu Mohammed accused of defaming Aisha Buhari

The 23-year-old's lawyer says he has denied a charge of criminal defamation.

Kenya doping: ‘Long journey’ to rebuild trust with World Athletics

Kenya will not face a ban from competition but has a "long journey" to rebuild trust after a string of doping violations, World Athletics president Lord Coe says.

World Cup 2022: Canada 1-2 Morocco: Ziyech and En-Nesyri score

Morocco edge past Canada to top Group F and go through to the World Cup knockout stage for the first time in 36 years.

Gambia cough syrup deaths: ‘She is gone.’

Parents of Gambia's cough syrup victims narrate the last moments of their children.

World Cup 2022: Senegal dedicate win to Papa Bouba Diop

Senegal players dedicate their World Cup win over Ecuador to the late Papa Bouba Diop, who starred for the country at the 2002 finals.

Nigerian police chief Usman Alkali Baba sentenced to prison

A judge rules Usman Alkali Baba should spend three months in jail unless he reinstates an officer.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: Author warns about ‘epidemic of self-censorship’

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie says it could lead to "the death of learning and the death of creativity".

Davido son’s drowning: Could tragedy improve Nigeria safety for swimmers?

Nigerians consider how to prevent drowning accidents after the son of the Afrobeats star died in a pool.

Somalia meteorite: Joy as scientists find two new elements

Elaliite and elkinstantonite are the new names but the Saar people in Somalia call it Nightfall.

Janusz Walus stabbed in South African prison

Janusz Walus is stabbed and wounded days before he was due to be released on parole.