Italy-born Emmanuel Gyasi says he has fulfilled a childhood dream of playing for Ghana and now wants to win trophies with them.
Royals deny a poison plot while a court challenge claims a signature was forged on a dead king's will.
BBC Africa Eye goes undercover to expose an ineffective and corrupt pension system in Nigeria.
The controversial practice sees lions bred in captivity for hunting or for tourist attractions.
The gunman fled on motorbike after shooting Sheikh Ali Amini while he was praying, an activist says.
Countries on the African continent need to consider the financial cost of upsetting a powerful ally.
Victoria Falls is one of the natural wonders of the world, yet in 2019, it fell silent.
Johannesburg's inner city residents have been given access to a zero waste mobile grocery store.
Auwalu Daudawa, whose gang abducted over 300 children, is killed while stealing cattle, officials say.
British troops have joined what is considered the world's most dangerous UN peacekeeping force in Mali.
A Nigerian woman in Italy nearly lost her son as the authorities questioned her parenting style.
Dr Stephen Karanja repeatedly said that the jab was "totally unnecessary".
Priceless artefacts are to be returned from next year as a step towards "reconciliation".
Al Ahly and their South African coach Pitso Mosimane will face his former club Mamelodi Sundowns in the Champions League last eight.
Despite a difficult childhood, Martha Koome looks set to become Kenya's first female chief justice.
Three African students caught-up in India's unfolding Covid-19 crisis share their views from the ground.
14-year-old Sierra Leonean Mabinty Mambu is using radio to empower and educate girls about teen pregnancy.
Simeon 'Simy' Nwankwo is one of the leading scorers in Italy's Serie A but has been told he is not part of Nigeria's plans.
A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent and beyond.
The 65-year-old was appointed interim ruler of South Africa's Zulu nation in March.