TB Joshua is one of Africa's most influential evangelists, with top politicians among his followers.
Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been treated in hospital after he contracted malaria while on international duty with Gabon.
Caster Semenya says she will not attempt to qualify for the 200m at the Tokyo Olympics after defending her national 5,000m title.
Senegal has successfully reduced HIV but infection remains high among gay men.
With 100 days to go until Tokyo 2020 Africa's Olympic climbers are optimistic The Games can boost their sport on the continent.
Hundreds of students have been abducted in northern Nigeria, leading many schools to close.
Former Zimbabwe captain Heath Streak is banned from all cricket for eight years for corruption offences.
The Ever Given's insurers call Egypt's claim "extraordinarily large" and "largely unsupported".
The fire in Niamey engulfed straw classrooms and those in the nursery could not escape.
Former Leicester City forward Ahmed Musa completes a short-term deal to play for Nigerian league side Kano Pillars.
South Africa's Busiswa Gqulu is using her songs and poetry to overcome gender barriers in the music industry.
The 2014 student abductions led to a plan backed by the UK but little has come of it seven years on.
Sprinter Ferdinand Omanyala is considering racing as a neutral athlete at the Olympics if he is not named in the Kenyan team for Tokyo.
Tunisia football boss Wadie Jary has knowingly misled sport's highest legal body, suspended club Chebba FC complains.
Taiwan and Somaliland are basically fully functioning territories but neither is recognised internationally.
The makers of the Bafta-winning documentary want to preserve the underwater ecosystem it features.
Morocco's Raja Casablanca beat Egypt's Pyramids 3-0 to become the first qualifiers for the Confederation Cup quarter-finals.
Turnout is unclear in the vote boycotted by opposition candidates over brutality against protesters.
Several opposition leaders are barred from Sunday's poll in a country once seen as a model for Africa.
Ghana is the world's second largest cocoa producer but sees little of the profits from chocolate - for now.