Nigeria's army has fuelled unrest by committing widespread abuses in its campaign against Islamist group Boko Haram, Amnesty International says.
Should state subsidies be used to help South Africa's young unemployed find work?
France expels a Tunisian Muslim preacher accused of spreading anti-Semitic views and denigrating women.
Millenium Development Goals aimed to improve the lives of those living in the world's poorest countries.
Chelsea formally complain to the FA about referee Mark Clattenburg's alleged 'inappropriate language' towards John Mikel Obi.
Two miners are shot dead during a confrontation at a pit in South Africa, as industrial disputes continue to dog the industry.
What opportunities are there to inspire Ghanaian students into applying science and technology to fix the continent's problems?
Libya's General National Congress approves a new government led by Prime Minister Ali Zidan, a day after protesters burst into the chamber.
Uganda's authorities have banned a play that criticises President Yoweri Museveni's government, its co-director John Ssegawa has said.
Malawi to become the latest footprint of China's so-called stadium diplomacy as deal to build new ground is signed.
South African midfielder Kagisho Dikgacoi tells BBC Sport life could not be better at Championship side Crystal Palace.
Why are top leagues full of African talent still infected by racism?
A gang of robbers kills 20 people, including a local chief, in an attack on a village in northern Nigeria's Zamfara state, a local official says.
How contraceptive darts could save South Africa's elephants
Authorities in Tunisia say an Islamist militant has been killed in clashes between radical Salafi Muslims and police in Tunis.
There have been clashes between South African striking miners and police who fired rubber bullets, stun grenades and tear gas.
German police arrest a French-Moroccan man in connection with the deadly suicide bombings that hit Casablanca in March 2003.
Muslim Brotherhood aims to increase female presence at next Egyptian parliament by training them.
The income of white South African households is six times higher than that of black households, 18 years after the end of apartheid, census figures show.
Striker Collins Mbesuma is recalled in Zambia's squad to face South Africa in a friendly in Johannesburg on 14 November.