US rapper J Cole is set to sign for a Rwandan club ahead of the inaugural Basketball Africa League.
In one of Africa's largest countries, people worry more about security and other diseases than Covid-19.
Defending champions Nigeria will face rivals Ghana in the first round of qualifying for the 2022 Women's Africa Cup of Nations.
A man dies from burns after perfume is sprayed near a lit candle during a prayer service.
More than 100 people apply for asylum, as concern mounts over the conflict in Tigray.
A Christian monk is hanged for killing the head of desert monastery in 2018.
A Nigerian professor thinks this scheme should be taught across Africa to help tackle unemployment.
The conflict with rebels culminated in the death of President Déby on the battlefield last month.
It paves the way to appoint MPs from across the civil divide, fulfilling a promise made in a peace deal.
Overhanging rocks crushed some victims and buried others inside the clandestine mine.
When Zambia's founding president celebrated his 97th birthday, some people had never heard of him.
The attackers opened fire at a checkpoint and two police stations amid a surge in separatist violence.
Security van driver believes he is being threatened after footage showed him coming under gunshot fire.
Prince Misizulu is now expected to lead the Zulu nation of about 11 million people in South Africa.
A Muslim cleric in northern Nigeria is in the eye of the storm for his part in the country's kidnap crisis.
Ghanaian Sabit Abdulai has overcome paperwork problems that left him clubless to playing for B teams to take on Lionel Messi.
African countries struggled to get vaccines, but now several of them have thousands of expired doses.
A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent.
Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan ends a visit to Kenya on a high, mending relations with her words.
The government says the integrated asylum seekers pose a security threat, but many pledge to resist.