The African continent is more vulnerable than any other region to the world's changing weather patterns.
Captain Phatsima founded Dare to Dream, an organisation trying to get women into aviation.
Former Swansea striker Bafetimbi Gomis scores the winner as Al Hilal beat Esperance Sportive de Tunis 1-0 to reach the Fifa Club World Cup semi-finals.
Former Test wicketkeeper Mark Boucher is named South Africa's new head coach on a four-year deal.
Caf wins a legal battle against Lagardere Sports over its decision to scrap a US$1 billion television and marketing rights deal with the France-based company.
Bashir has been sentenced to two years for corruption - but cannot be jailed because of his age.
Kenyan Stanley Ngara gives out free condoms in his bid to encourage safe sex and lower HIV rates.
Watford's Ismaila Sarr says his Senegal teammate Sadio Mane provides inspiration and is like his 'big brother'.
Abdelmadjid Tebboune took 58% of the vote in a poll marred by protests and a boycott.
Babagana Aliyu spent eight years in prison without being convicted of a crime.
The militant Islamic State group says it carried out the attack in the mainly-Muslim state.
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Fashion designer Lily Alfonso talks about her struggles as an entrepreneur in Malawi.
From January, African nationals will not have to apply for a visa before arriving in Nigeria.
Former Tanzania Football Federation president Jamal Malinzi is found guilty on one of the 20 corruption charges he was facing.
Kenya's Wilfred Bungei, who won Olympic 800m gold in Beijing, shares his story of battling alcoholism in a bid to 'save someone'.
Citizens in countrywide protests have long called for a new kind of politics, not just a new president.
Families fleeing conflict in Cameroon English-speaking regions are having a hard time educating their children.
Analysts say that the Islamist insurgency is escalating at an alarming rate in the country.
As Algeria prepares for the first presidential election since the removal of Abdelaziz Bouteflika, protests have intensified on the streets.