Ghetto Kids: Winning Britain’s Got Talent would mean a bigger house in Uganda

A group of Ugandan children is on the verge of glory after reaching the final of Britain's Got Talent.

Sudan conflict: Caesarean by phone light – giving birth in a warzone

Women in Sudan's few remaining maternity wards are having babies to the sound of gunfire.

African Champions League: Are Al Ahly Africa’s version of Real Madrid?

As Egypt's Al Ahly bid for a record-extending eleventh continental title, can similarities be drawn with Europe's most successful club side?

Uganda’s Ghetto Kids seek glory in Britain’s Got Talent

The children from Uganda tell the BBC about reaching the final of hit UK TV show Britain's Got Talent.

How Putin has given South Africa a big diplomatic headache

The Russian leader's invasion of Ukraine has made life complicated for South Africa on several fronts.

Kenya’s Faith Kipyegon breaks 1500m world record

Faith Kipyegon sets a new 1500m world record in the Florence Diamond League meeting on Friday, with Britain's Laura Muir a distant second.

Senegal shuts social media as protesters die after Sonko sentencing

Police surround the home of the opposition leader, who faces a two-year jail term.

Gatwick Airport: Police release image of man found dead in plane undercarriage

The unknown man's body was found in the undercarriage of a plane at Gatwick Airport in December.

Huge sandstorm sweeps across Suez Canal in Egypt

Two of the canal's ports were closed as parts of Egypt were engulfed by dust and sand.

Brics ministers call for rebalancing of global order away from West

The talks attended by Russia in South Africa are clouded by allegations of war crimes in Ukraine.