Pope in DR Congo: ‘Hands off Africa’ says Pope Francis in Kinshasa speech

Pope Francis gave a speech where he spoke of the centuries of exploitation faced by the country.

Namibia reports record level of rhino poaching

Rhino poaching in Namibia nearly doubled last year, according to government data.

LGBT people hunted by gangs and police in Egypt

A BBC News investigation reveals how violent gangs are abusing LGBT community members they meet online.

How Egyptian police hunt LGBT people on dating apps

The BBC has seen evidence of how officers pose as dates online to seek out and arrest their targets.

Injury ends record La Liga run of appearances for Ghana star Inaki Williams

Ghana forward Inaki Williams was ruled out of Athletic Bilbao's 1-0 defeat at Celta on Sunday ending a record 251 consecutive game run in La Liga.

Thulani Maseko: What does his death mean for Eswatini?

Thulani Maseko was a human rights lawyer and activist. But what does his death mean for Eswatini?

CHAN 2022: Ex Tunisian defender Haggui says time to rethink tournament

As the African Nations Championship (CHAN) reaches the semi-final stage in Algeria, a former Tunisia defender suggests age restriction format to improve quality of play.

Somali film ‘The Gravedigger’s Wife’ is not ‘just a movie but a lifetime experience’.

‘The Gravediggers’ Wife’ was the first Somali's Oscar nominated film in 2021.

Teacher accused of UK abuse arrested in South Africa

The man accused of abuse by BBC broadcaster Nicky Campbell has appeared in court in South Africa.

South Africa birthday party shooting: Eight killed in Gqeberha, Eastern Cape

Unidentified gunmen "randomly shot at guests" as they danced in a house party, police say.