Ghana legend Michael Essien takes us through his best African eleven from the past 10 years.
The death penalty is given to intelligence agents who tortured a detained protester to death.
Egyptian side Pyramids beat local rivals Al Masry 2-1 to maintain their 100% winning start in Group A of the Confederation Cup.
Opener Dom Sibley is the 11th England player to be affected by illness on the tour of South Africa.
Five years on from Nigeria's Same Sex Marriage Prohibition Act, discrimination seems to be worse.
Idres was just 15 and without any immediate family when he left Sudan to avoid joining a militia,
Moroccan forward Abderrazak Hamdallah, who plays for Saudi club Al Nassr, becomes the top scorer of 2019 by ending the year with 57 goals in all competitions.
South Africa claim a convincing 107-run victory over England as the tourists collapsed again on the fourth day of the first Test.
A stunning win in Tunisia for Sudan's Al Hilal and an Ayoub el Kaabi hat-trick for Wydad Casablanca make the African Champions League headlines on Saturday.
Fausta, a female eastern black rhino, lived in the Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania.
A look back at some of the figures on the African continent who we said farewell to this year.
Holders Esperance of Tunisia are held 0-0 at home by AS Vita Club of DR Congo in the third round of African Champions League group matches.
At least 20 people are reported killed by a massive car bomb during morning rush hour in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu.
Months after long-time ruler Omar al-Bashir was toppled, how has life changed for Sudanese?
Tomas Tama has spent 30 years protecting the reptiles in Ethiopia, despite once being bitten.
Cornelius Kemboi has running in his blood. He dreams of competing for Kenya in the Olympics. Photojournalist Tobias Kobborg tells his story.
South African road cyclist Nicholas Dlamini breaks his arm after he was stopped by rangers in Table Mountain National Park while on a training ride.
An England batting collapse gives South Africa the upper hand in the first Test as 15 wickets fall on an entertaining second day in Centurion.
The PM of Mauritius says he is considering charges against UK officials over Indian Ocean islands.
Senegalese star Sadio Mane says he and his Liverpool teammates will have to 'sacrifice' themselves in order to win the league for the first time in 30 years.