The use of long-distance bombs is part of a new tactic by Islamist militants, local officials say.
Do real-life couples face the same difficulties as those depicted in the Bollywood-Nollywood crossover?
They are learning how to pronounce Gqeberha, the new name for the city of Port Elizabeth.
How to master Xhosa tongue-twisters as South Africa's city of Port Elizabeth changes its name.
The cause of death is still unknown but a recent cyclone is among the theories being investigated.
It is a milestone for the WHO scheme, which aims to ensure the fair distribution of Covid-19 jabs.
One of Africa's biggest clubs - Zamalek - is accused of 'immoral' and 'merciless' behaviour as it allegedly 'exploited' the contract of a player it no longer wanted.
Fallou Diop won the country's top racing prize when he was just 17.
The vote is being hailed as the first democratic transition in the history of the coup-prone state.
The FDLR says the government is wrong to blame them for Luca Attanasio's "heinous assassination".
An antibodies survey in Nigeria suggests millions, not thousands, have already had coronavirus.
These are the first cases in West Africa, five years after the end of the world's deadliest outbreak.
Horrific tales dominate the history of Liberia's civil war but no-one has been put on trial there.
He bags four prizes at this year's Headies awards, live-streamed from Lagos amid lockdown.
Ntuthuko Ntokozo Shoba is accused of planning Tshegofatso Pule's murder and paying the killer.
Seif Bamporiki was shot dead while delivering a bed in a township in Cape Town, his party says.
Luca Attanasio and two other people die after his UN convoy is attacked near Goma.
The three that died were Rothschild's giraffes, one of the animal's most endangered subspecies.
Just eight countries in Africa have adequate death registration systems, a BBC investigation finds.
The Red Cross tells the BBC there are major food and medical care problems in the war-torn region.