Sylvester Oromoni: Nigerians demand justice over Dowen College death

The father of Sylvester Oromoni, 12, believes he was attacked for refusing to join a “cult group”.

Covid: UK red list criticised as ‘travel apartheid’ by Nigeria

Nigeria - which was added to the red list on Monday - describes the restrictions as "selective".

Teenager ‘very lucky’ after Zambia crocodile attack

Amelie Osborn-Smith says her brain went into "overdrive" as she fought off the reptile in Zambia.

African Sports Personality of the Year 2021 award shortlist revealed

The shortlist for BBC African Sports Personality of the Year 2021 award is revealed - and you can vote for you favourite.

Covid in Uganda: The man whose children may never return to school

The 20-month school closure in Uganda could have a long-term impact on many lives there.

Gambia elections: Adama Barrow declared presidential election winner

The electoral commission names Adama Barrow the winner despite his opponents questioning the vote.

Why France faces so much anger in West Africa

Despite engaging better with the African continent recently, the ex-colonial power faces a backlash.

South Africa: The rape survivor who convicts rapists

Rape survivor Sgt Catherine Tladi has secured several convictions for rape in South Africa's courts.

Bus carrying choir members plunges into Kenya river

At least 23 die as a bus taking a church choir group to a wedding plunges into a flooded river.

Gambia elections: Ex-President Yahya Jammeh’s shadow looms over poll

Exiled leader Yahya Jammeh - who ruled the country for 22 years - is a key figure in the poll.