Kenyan John Kieti campaigned to stop a factory belching out toxic fumes by sharing pollution data.
The case in Senegal proved highly controversial, with opinion split in the majority Muslim country.
Parents in Nairobi say high air pollution levels are putting their children's lives at risk.
Togo striker Emmanuel Adebayor is considering his future after deciding to leave his Turkish club Kayserispor.
South Sudan and guest team DR Congo are the latest teams to with withdraw from the regional Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup.
Anna Nduku gets swept into a river which is swollen as a result of recent heavy rains.
Burkina Faso forward Jonathan Pitroipa retires from international football after 13 years playing for the Stallions.
Dambe is traditionally practised by Hausa butchers, but its popularity has grown recently.
Ethiopia's decision not to take part in the regional Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup means a clash with Eritrea will not go ahead.
The ousted former president also had four houses, 10 cars, a farm and an orchard.
Sacked general secretary Amr Fahmy is bidding to be the next president of the Confederation of African Football.
Zimbabwe's National Sports Stadium in Harare is ruled unfit to host international matches.
Serb coach Milutin 'Micho' Sredejovic leaves Zamalek, with former Raja Casablanca and Al Ahly coach Patrice Carteron replacing him.
He has worked with the likes of Gareth Bale, Luis Suarez and Steven Gerrard, and now Ryland Morgans' sights are set on the World Cup.
Daniel Foote faces a backlash after calling a 15-year jail term given to a gay couple "horrifying".
Rain-triggered disasters have killed at least 250 people and affected some three million people across East Africa.
Kenyan police airlift the man who was stranded on a patch of land with no food or water.
The Malagasy tree boa is under threat from poaching and fires.
A Kenyan fisherman is airlifted from an island where he was marooned since Friday because of heavy flooding.
Eswaitini and Sudan are looking for new coaches after poor starts to the group stage of qualifying for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.