The Gambia coach Tom Saintfiet understands Bakery Jatta's decision to excuse himself from this month's Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
Soldiers are alleged to have tied up and killed a suspect before burying him in a shallow grave.
Two clubs from Nigeria, Morocco and Egypt progress to group stage of Confederation Cup.
They boarded the vessel while it was at anchor in the Gulf of Guinea, a hotspot for piracy.
How a self-educated boy rose to become a celebrated photographer recording key historical moments.
As South Africa celebrates its World Cup victory, the BBC visited Zwide, home of their first black captain.
PSV Eindhoven starlet Mohamed Ihattaren dashes Morocco hopes by pledging international future to The Netherlands.
The army says Congolese radio host Papy Mumbere Mahamba was killed at home by unidentified men.
Young Nigerians struggle to rent decent accommodation as a huge lump sum payment is needed.
Former Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure is sent off just 10 seconds into Qingdao Huanghai's final match of the season.
But victory at the Rugby World Cup comes as the country faces economic hardship and corruption.
The trophy lift and the ticker-tape are all very nice, but the party really starts back in the sheds. Here's how South Africa celebrated Rugby World Cup victory...
The running legend says hate speech on the social network was behind the deaths of 78 people.
Sierra Leone striker Mohamed Buya Turay scores to help Djurgarden win the 2019 Swedish league title - the first silverware of his career.
Emmanuel Amuneke announces he is open to new job offers, four months after he left his role as coach of Tanzania by mutual consent.
The Springboks claim their third world cup title after 32-12 victory.
The army calls the assault on a military post in the north-east a "terrorist attack".
Ade Adebisi says he's the only known person with the disease to have played professional rugby.
The Kenyan capital city is facing water supply issues - how serious is the problem?
The demonstrations mark the 65th anniversary of Algeria's war of independence from France.