Somalia: Key hotel in Mogadishu stormed by al-Shabab militants

Villa Rose is near the presidential palace in Mogadishu and popular with government officials.

World Cup 2022: Belgium 0-2 Morocco – Abdelhamid Sabiri and Zakaria Aboukhlal seal late win

Morocco cause the latest shock at a World Cup that has been full of surprises by beating Belgium with late goals by Abdelhamid Sabiri and Zakaria Aboukhlal.

World Cup 2022: Japan 0-1 Costa Rica – Keysher Fuller earns shock win

Japan fail to take another step towards the World Cup knockout rounds as Keysher Fuller's late goal earns Costa Rica a smash-and-grab Group E victory.

South Africa pit bull attacks: ‘We can’t live in a world where dogs eat children’

Anger mounts after the killing of children, including Keketso Saule, by pit bulls in South Africa.

Equatorial Guinea: World’s longest-serving president to continue 43-year-rule

Equatorial Guinea's Teodoro Obiang Nguema has led the country's authoritarian regime for 43 years.

World Cup 2022: Moroccans in Belgium face split loyalties ahead of Group F match

Questions of cultural identity among the huge Moroccan community in Belgium will arise when the two countries meet at the World Cup.

Ex-‘street general’ Charles Blé Goudé returns to Ivory Coast

Charles Blé Goudé, once seen as a divisive figure, flies back after being acquitted by the ICC.

Tunisia beaten by Australia and face France next

Australia hold on to a narrow first-half lead to pick up a crucial victory over Tunisia that keeps alive their hopes of qualifying for the World Cup last 16.

Tunisia’s World Cup barber: ‘I cut your hair good, you need to score’

Houssem Sakkahas is a Tunisian barber, based in Doha who cuts the hair of many of the players at the World Cup .

Babalwa Latsha: The story of Africa’s first female professional rugby player

Meet Babalwa Latsha, the Springbok prop who was Africa's first professional rugby player and says athletes "can really change the world".