Madagascar qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations finals for the first time in their history with a 1-0 win over visiting Equatorial Guinea.
Ivory Coast's Nicolas Pepe succeeds Kylian Mbappe in being named the French Ligue 1 player of the month the first African win the award since 2016.
Dozens more were injured when the train derailed near Morocco's capital Rabat, reports say.
The body in charge of leading the fight against corruption will use the Bible to teach ethics.
Thirteen men, women and children were shot dead in cold blood in the Central African Republic in 2014.
A Liberian panel is reviewing a report that found the charity failed to protect girls from a predator.
The fate of two other hostages, including a 15-year-old schoolgirl, is unknown.
The US rapper, with his wife Kim Kardashian, presented Yoweri Museveni with a pair of Yeezy trainers.
The family of "Africa's youngest billionaire" offers $440,000 for tips that lead to his rescue.
Guinea coach Paul Put accepts an apology from his own midfielder Ibrahim Cisse for his angry reaction towards the Belgian after scoring against Rwanda.
Pierre Kompany - father of football star Vincent - becomes the first black mayor in Belgium.
From fighting fires to digging cars out of flooded roads - the unglamorous realities of the life of Africa's aid workers.
Kenya beat Ethiopia 3-0 at home in Sunday's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier to edge closer towards the finals in Cameroon in 2019.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says his team must improve, despite a 4-0 victory over Libya in their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Saturday.
South Africa coach Stuart Baxter defends his team after press question the significance of their record 6-0 win over Seychelles in Nations Cup qualifying.
A man convicted of the country's deadliest bombing is executed by firing squad.
Mother of six Fowsiya Osman lost her husband in the attack in Somalia that left more than 500 dead.
Ex-sports minister Hassan Wario and Olympian Kipchoge Keino are among seven accused of corruption.
South Africa and Uganda both secure convincing home victories on Saturday in their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
Struggling Israeli Premier League club Beitar Jerusalem sign Nigeria international striker Aaron Samuel on a one-year deal.