Nigeria school kidnappers abduct man delivering ransom

Criminals kidnap an elderly man who was sent to pay a ransom for the release of 136 school children.

Tunisia’s Hafnaoui wins shock swimming gold

Tunisia's Ahmed Hafnaoui takes a shock gold medal in the men's 400m freestyle on Sunday.

Nigeria’s hipster herders – the funky Fulanis

Fulani herders are usually found in forests herding cattle but when they go to cities, they dress in style.

British and Irish Lions: Lions fight back to clinch series opener

The British and Irish Lions draw first blood in the Test series against world champions South Africa after fighting back from nine points down at the break.

Tokyo Olympics: Tunisia’s Jendoubi wins Africa’s first medal of Tokyo Games

Tunisia's Mohamed Khalil Jendoubi wins Africa's first medal of the 2020 Olympics when taking silver in the men's taekwondo (58kg).

Tokyo Olympics: Zambia’s Banda claims her second hat-trick of Games

Zambia striker Barbra Banda becomes first woman to score back-to-back hat-tricks at the same Olympics in 4-4 Group F draw with China.

Ethiopia’s Tigray crisis: What’s stopping aid getting in?

A renewed surge in fighting has made it ever more difficult for aid to reach areas in desperate need.

DRC volcano: Reuniting children with families after the eruption

Two months after a volcano erupted near the city of Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo, aid organisations are still trying to reunite children separated from their families.

British and Irish Lions 2021: Emotionally-charged South Africa pose huge challenge

The British and Irish Lions prepare to face a South Africa side driven to provide hope for their country.

Algerian pulls out of Olympics over draw with Israeli

Algerian judoka Fethi Nourine is suspended and will be sent home from Tokyo 2020 after he withdrew from the competition to avoid a potential meeting with an Israeli opponent.