South African church attack: Five dead after ‘hostage situation’

The church, on the outskirts of Johannesburg, was attacked amid reports of fighting over leadership.

South African church attack: Five dead after ‘hostage situation’

The church, on the outskirts of Johannesburg, was attacked amid reports of fighting over leadership.

2010 took ‘world football’s knee off Africa’s neck’

World Cup organising chief Danny Jordaan says the 2010 tournament "took world football's knee off Africa's neck".

Breast cancer: Zimbabwe woman’s struggle to avoid mastectomy

A Zimbabwean woman is campaigning to get the machine fixed to avoid a mastectomy.

Nigeria: 11-year old dancer challenges ballet stereotypes

11-year-old Anthony Mmesoma Madu is challenging ballet stereotypes.

Nigeria: 11-year old dancer challenges ballet stereotypes

11-year-old Anthony Mmesoma Madu is challenging ballet stereotypes.

Mali protesters occupy national broadcaster

Police have fired shots to disperse protesters calling for President Keita to stand down.

Hushpuppi’s lawyer says FBI ‘kidnapped’ Nigerian Instagrammer from Dubai

"Hushpuppi", who posts about his extravagant lifestyle, is accused of multimillion-dollar fraud.

A dam on the Nile is making lots of heat but no power

Egypt sees the dam as an existential threat, while Ethiopia sees it as an existential necessity.

Africa’s week in pictures: 3-9 July 2020

A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent and beyond.