Three young West Africans stole from their families to fund a trek to Europe, now they have to face the consequences.
Pascal Siakam might have been a priest. Or a footballer. The path that led him to the NBA is not what you would call conventional.
The group stage of qualifying for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations has begun.
A second Ebola vaccine is to be offered to thousands of people in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
18-year-old Leon Manyisa from Eswatini tells BBC Africa about doing trials for Real Madrid.
CAR and Malawi are the first two sides to to register wins in the group stage of 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying.
Former Nigeria international Dickson Etuhu is found guilty of attempted match-fixing by an appeals court in Sweden.
Sierra Leone striker Kei Kamara retires from international football ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
Cameroon and Zambia will meet in January to decide Africa's one guaranteed spot at the women's Olympic football tournament.
South Africa and Nigeria both claim wins in their second games at the Under-23 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
The winner of this year's competition has been crowned, and it looks a little painful.
A Nigerian father who used to chase health workers away from his home has a change of heart.
The BBC's Orla Guerin meets a family waiting to cross to Europe from Libya with orphaned children whose mother died on the way.
Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah will miss Egypt's Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Kenya and Comoros with an ankle injury.
Egyptian sides Pyramids and Al Masry will face each other in the group stage of the Confederation Cup.
Goalkeeper Mohamed Al-Forgany is recalled to the Libya squad after an eight-year absence.
Queues form outside banks as people hope to get hold of the first Zimbabwe dollar notes since 2009.
Former Tanzania Football Federation president Jamal Malinzi is banned for 10 years by Fifa for misappropriation of funds and falsifying documents.
#StopPoliceBrutality trends on Twitter in Kenya after a student was filmed being beaten by officers
Senegal's Lamine Ndiaye is appointed as coach of Guinea's Horoya on a three-year deal.