Fulani herders are usually found in forests herding cattle but when they go to cities, they dress in style.
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.
Tunisia's Mohamed Khalil Jendoubi wins Africa's first medal of the 2020 Olympics when taking silver in the men's taekwondo (58kg).
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.
A renewed surge in fighting has made it ever more difficult for aid to reach areas in desperate need.
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.
The British and Irish Lions prepare to face a South Africa side driven to provide hope for their country.
Algerian judoka Fethi Nourine withdraws from Tokyo 2020 after the draw sets him on course for a potential meeting with an Israeli opponent.
Swimmer Chad Le Clos aims to upset the odds in Tokyo and so be recognised as South Africa's best athlete of all time.
A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent and beyond.
A bloody eight-month battle for control of the Tigray region spills over into neighbouring Afar.
Guinea withdraws its five athletes from the Tokyo Olympics, citing fears over Covid but better news for Kenya women's rugby team.
15-year-old skateboarder Boipelo Awuah is the youngest African at Tokyo 2020. She explains how she got into the sport and why it feels so good to be at the Olympics.
Several museums in Europe have talked of returning the looted artefacts - but where will they be housed in Nigeria?
The world’s first hijab-wearing supermodel talks to fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger about why she quit the industry.
Freed Tanzanian journalist Erick Kabendera says the country needs to tackle injustices which took place during John Magufuli's presidency.
Zambia may have conceded 10 goals, but they made history on their women's football Olympics debut.
The riots sparked by the jailing of former South African President Jacob Zuma were part of a planned insurrection, a minister says.
African runners are well known for their Olympic dominance but this year, there are also surfers and skateboarders.
Mayar Sherif will play 'with her heart' as she becomes the first Egyptian woman to play Olympic tennis for her country.