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Cyclone Idai: Scores more deaths reported in Mozambique
At least 700 people have now been declared dead across Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi.
More than 100 Mali villagers killed by gunmen
Attackers dressed as traditional hunters target Fulani villagers in the Mopti region, reports say.
Somalia's al-Shabab militants attack ministry
A deputy minister is among several killed in a bomb attack on government offices in the capital.
Ghana bus crash: Dozens killed after two buses collide in Bono East
Police say the vehicles were travelling in opposite directions when the crash occurred.
Cyclone Idai: What are the immediate dangers?
Aid agencies warn that it is becoming more dangerous, not less, in southern Africa after Cyclone Idai.
Cyclone Idai: Zimbabwe's desperate search for the missing
Communities in Zimbabwe continue to search through rubble for family members missing after the storm.
Kenyans angry over Turkana drought response
Kenyans have accused their government of ignoring drought victims in north-west Kenya.
Gael Bigirimana: Hibs and Burundi midfielder on how he talked his way into football
Hibs and Burundi midfielder Gael Bigirimana says he owes his career to a trip to the shops to buy milk.
Cyclone Idai: Flying over flooded Mozambique
The BBC's Fergal Keane assesses the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai in Mozambique.
Homeless chess champion from Nigeria 'gets apartment' after crowdfund
A crowdfunder was started for eight-year-old Tanitoluwa Adewumi after he won a US chess competition.
Currency artist Ezeanyika Anthony Chibuzor on his life in London
Nigerian 'currency artist' Ezeanyika Anthony Chibuzor found life a struggle after moving to London.
2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Burundi seal historic qualification
Burundi qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations finals for the first time in their history with a 1-1 draw at home to Gabon who have been eliminated.
2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Guinea-Bissau and Namibia qualify
Guinea-Bissau and Namibia qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations from Group K on Saturday, with Mozambique narrowly missing out.
2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Cameroon beat Comoros 3-0 to qualify
Cameroon secure their place at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt with a 3-0 win over Comoros in Yaounde on Saturday in the final Group B qualifier.
Africa Cup of Nations: Angola qualify ahead of Burkina Faso
Debutant Wilson Eduardo is the hero for Angola as they clinch a place at the Africa Cup of Nations on the final weekend of qualifiers.
Banned Togo referee denies agreeing to to manipulate match
Banned Togolese referee Kokou Hougnimon Fagla admits he was asked to manipulate an international friendly but did not agree to do so.
Fergal Keane: Flying over Mozambique's submerged farmland
Fergal Keane joins a helicopter flight over the areas of Mozambique worst affected by Cyclone Idai.
Pumza Fihlani meets cyclone survivors still waiting for help
Eyewitness accounts emerge from Beira in Mozambique, which was devastated by Cyclone Idai.
Ahmed Rouaba: Beating the president not enough for young Algerians
After 20 years in power, Abdelaziz Bouteflika says he will stand down - but protesters are not satisfied.
'I was told painting is for lazy people': Cameroon's Ajarb Bernard Ategwa
Family pressure did not stop Cameroonian artist Ajarb Bernard Ategwa from finding success.
The bakeries of Bamako in Mali
Photographer Annie Risemberg documents the French bread bakeries that are ubiquitous in Bamako, Mali.
The blind climbers of Kilimanjaro
The day seven blind trekkers reached the top of Mount Kilimanjaro.
The artist giving leaders a bad hair day
How Louis Houenoude went from being a barber shop sign painter in Benin to having an exhibition in Finland.
In Pictures: Pain and ecstasy at the Lagos marathon
Battling heat and humidity to complete the marathon in Nigeria’s commercial capital.
No traffic in Addis Ababa as Ethiopia marks Car Free Day
The Ethiopian capital marks Car Free Day to promote a healthy lifestyle and fight air pollution.
The African churches of London
Reuters photographer Simon Dawson captures African Christian communities in London.
The horsemen making a living on Lagos beach Nigeria
The young people who make a living from taking people for horse rides on Nigeria's beaches.
Waihiga Mwaura: Are Kenyans still scandalised by scandals?
In a country so used to government corruption, have ordinary Kenyans totally lost hope?
Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: Nigeria's farmer king
Journalist Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani writes about an influential ruler's bid to promote farming.
Brian Hungwe: Should MPs be sent back to school?
The speaker of Zimbabwe's parliament wants MPs to get an education to ensure a better level of debate.
Elizabeth Ohene: The country where everyone is expected to be late
Ghanaians don't really need watches as most meetings start 45 minutes late.
Cyclone Idai: 'We saw 200 bodies by the roadside'
A stranded motorist in Mozambique tells of the scene of devastation along the Beira to Chimoio highway.
Cyclone Idai: How the storm tore into southern Africa
Parts of southern Africa have been left devastated after Cyclone Idai swept through Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, destroying towns and villages in its path.
Africa's week in pictures: 15-21 March 2019
A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent and beyond.
Chinese imports 'driving fishermen to despair'
Kenya's Lake Victoria fishermen are struggling to compete with cheap Chinese fish imports.
Cyclone Idai: The hotel manager providing a safe haven in Zimbabwe
A hotel in Zimbabwe is sheltering hundreds of people who have lost their homes in Cyclone Idai.
Cyclone Idai devastation in pictures
Millions of people were in the direct path of the cyclone which struck last week.
'I was arrested and shamed for leaked nudes': Ugandan model Judith Heard
Model Judith Heard was arrested under Uganda's Anti-Pornography Act, which critics say victimises women.
Prince Gyasi: Instagram photographer on capturing Accra life
Ghanaian Prince Gyasi takes stunning photos of Accra using only his phone.
The village in Ghana where childbirth is banned
Women are sent away from Mafi Dove community in Ghana to give birth to avoid "offending the gods".
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