Neither his family nor the police force could locate Reuben Kimutai Lel, who was actually in hospital.
A military court convicts Darren Anthony Byrnes and a Malaysian man of belonging to al-Shabab.
Armed herders have been attacking farmers and destroying their homes in the Kenya's Laikipia County.
The BBC's Anne Soy sees how Islamic militants have terrorised Cabo Delgado in northern Mozambique.
A former basketball player in Kenya says sexual abuse has plagued the country's women's game for "many years".
A selection of the best photos from the African continent and beyond.
The UK's refusal to accept vaccine certificates from Africa could increase hesitancy, says Africa CDC.
The woman's lawyer says he will appeal, describing the 20-year sentences as "not tough."
The war-ravaged country's national theatre showed two short films by Somali director Ibrahim CM.
All sides are accused of planting landmines in a dangerous shift in the Central African Republic.
Francine Niyonsaba is lauded by a large crowd as the athlete returns to Burundi after her Diamond League title and world record.
Kenya's Mary Keitany, who holds the word record for a women-only marathon, retires from competing at the age of 39 due to a back injury.
Former Cameroon international Samuel Eto'o is to stand as a candidate in the race for the presidency of his country's football federation (Fecafoot).
Rwanda's Volleyball Federation vice-president is arrested over the team's use of ineligible players at the Women's African Championship.
Intense military activity is reported in Khartoum and Omdurman and bridges across the River Nile close.
The French president is heckled as he promises reparations for Algerians who fought for France.
Kenya's Ferdinand Omanyala, the new African 100m record holder, insists he is not worried about questions raised by his 2017 drugs ban.
Paul Rusesabagina, who was portrayed in Hotel Rwanda, has gone from national hero to enemy of the state.
A Rwandan court finds Paul Rusesabagina guilty of supporting a terrorist group.
More than 60 protected birds were found on the beach with multiple bee-stings but no other injuries.