Kenyan journalist freed after ‘mistaken’ arrest drama

Macharia Gaitho, known for his articles criticising the government, says he will sue over the ordeal.

Who was Africa’s first black Olympic gold medallist?

The barefoot African runner who made history at the Games and inspired a generation.

‘They killed my son’ – raw grief after Nigeria school collapse

Government promises to curb rogue building practices are too little, too late for grieving parents.

Guinea lawyers on strike over military crackdown

The strike could disrupt a landmark trial over a 2009 massacre.

Kenya’s ‘serial killer’ mystery – five key questions

Still reeling from the discovery of bodies in a quarry, Kenyans are trying to find out more.

Kenya serial killer suspect tortured to confess – lawyer

Police said the 33-year-old confessed to having killed 42 women since 2022 after his arrest on Monday.

Malaria vaccine roll-out looks to save thousands of lives

The first doses of the vaccine were rolled out in the Ivory Coast on Monday.

Protester killed as crowds call for Kenya leader to go

Anti-government demonstrators step up demands for President William Ruto to resign.

The dark life of the South African golfer banned for being too good

When Bobby Locke coined his immortal phrase, ‘drive for show, putt for dough’, it was just another flag the great South African planted in the story of golf.

Baby ‘saved from traffickers’ was borrowed by charity for photos

Adam Whittington misled donors to projects in Uganda, Kenya and The Gambia - BBC investigation finds.