It took five weeks of round-the-clock treatment to keep Benedicte alive after her mother died.
Three Africa-based players make the 10-man shortlist for this year's Confederation of African Football (Caf) Men's Player of the Year awards.
The Ivorian Football Federation appeals to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) against an alleged decision by Caf to strip the country of the 2021 Nations Cup.
Born in London, raised in Dublin and now a Tunisia international, Ayman Ben Mohamed has travelled an unusual road to this month's Fifa Club World Cup.
Born in London, raised in Dublin and now based in Africa, Tunisia international Ayman Ben Mohamed has travelled an unusual road to this month's Fifa Club World Cup.
At least 11 people are reported killed in Baidoa following the arrest of a former al-Shabab chief.
The US national security adviser says they are using underhand methods to expand their influence.
The ex-president has to repay South Africa at least $1m spent fighting corruption allegations.
The Egypt FA now says it is interested in bidding to stage the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, pending government approval.
Lolu Tenabe is one of the only female superbike riders in Nigeria.
Former France international Alain Giresse takes over as coach of Tunisia's national team to replace the sacked Faouzi Benzarti.
A statue of the Indian independence leader was opposed by lecturers at the University of Ghana.
Former South Africa international Naka Drotske is in intensive care following a setback in his recovery after being shot in a robbery.
The fire gutted a warehouse building amid a violent presidential election campaign.
Newly elected federation president Seidou Mbombo Njoya promises 'transparency' as he bids to rebuild the credibility of football in Cameroon.
Ethiopia brings together the more than 80 national or ethnic groups that live in the country in a celebration of diversity.
Claudiah Wanjiru says that after a difficult journey her scars have made her beautiful.
Morocco will not bid to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations says the country's Minister of Youth and Sport Rachid Talbi Alami
The government dismisses a BBC investigation into detention centres as "fake news".
Liverpool defender Joel Matip could be out for up to six weeks as he needs surgery on a fractured collarbone.