Former Ugandan rebel commander Dominic Ongwen was found guilty of murder, torture and rape.
Halima Cisse, 25, gave birth to nonuplets at a clinic in Morocco in an "extremely rare" case.
Julius battled through challenges having lost his eyesight via an irreversible condition called maculopathy.
June's opening group matches of Africa's qualifying campaign for the 2022 World Cup are postponed.
Corruption charges against the secretary-general trigger a power struggle within the ruling party.
South Africa's Zulu nation awaits a decision on who will succeed the queen, who died last month.
The monarchy is plunged into controversy following the death of the king and the regent.
A young child buried in a cave 78,000 years ago is the earliest known funeral in Africa.
Nations Cup winning coach Hugo Broos is appointed as the new man in charge of South Africa men's national football team.
A third of the active cases in the country involve people who have had two vaccine doses.
Nonuplets are extremely rare - and doctors had thought Halima Cisse was carrying seven babies.
South African sprinter Tlotliso Gift Leotlela is not getting carried away ahead of the Olympics despite a win at World Athletics Relays.
The country has Africa's worst mortality figures but its vaccination programme lags behind others.
Officers allegedly blocked a taxi that was taking a four-month-old to hospital.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation spends billions a year on initiatives like preventing disease.
Tamary Kudita was named Open Photographer of the Year at the 2021 Sony World Photography Awards.
A quarter of the 40 African nations involved in June's 2022 World Cup qualifiers face the prospect of not being allowed to host matches.
The world's biggest jeweller says it will no longer use mined diamonds in a bid to become more sustainable.
Samia Suluhu Hassan's predecessor, who died in office in March, said coronavirus had been defeated.
Security forces are battling jihadist militants accused of raids and kidnappings across the region.