Mahamat Déby is one of the sons of the late president Idriss Déby and will lead Chad during a military transition.
Idriss Déby's son is to lead an army council for 18 months after the president died in battle.
Ghana’s car industry is dominated by men but a group of female engineers is aiming to break the gender barriers.
In power for 30 years, Idriss Déby's death leaves huge uncertainties at the heart of government.
Chad's President Idriss Déby spent more than three decades in power and was one of Africa's longest-serving leaders.
Killed by rebels, the Chadian president's three decades in power were defined by battles.
There are mixed reactions from fans and ex-players from around Africa to a proposed new European Super League.
Idriss Déby dies just hours after provisional election results set him on course for a sixth term.
He's suffered with injuries and hallucinations and even been attacked - so why is this ex-footballer running from California to New York City?
A support group in Uganda is helping parents come to terms with their children's sexuality.
"You realise what a bicycle can do. It's a catalyst for unlocking so much potential."
African footballers, pundits and fans react to news of the proposed breakaway tournament.
A "forgotten" coffee plant that grows in warmer conditions could help ensure the drink's future.
A new proposed new European Super League could see Ivory Coast lose five players from its international squad.
Phillip Lühl was told he must take a paternity test before returning home with his new-born twins.
University buildings and a historic windmill have been destroyed in the blaze.
Uganda and Tanzania have signed a $3.5bn oil pipeline deal which is to create up 10,000 jobs.
Everyone views each other as a person they can get something from, Tsitsi Dangarembga says.
Eleven people were killed and 98 injured when four carriages of a train derailed north of Cairo.
Our correspondent on what it's been like to cover the 10 years since Colonel Gaddafi was deposed and killed.