Police free 77 people from confinement in a church in south-western Nigeria.
South Africa's Damian Willemse breaks Welsh hearts with a match-winning late penalty in a pulsating first Test in Pretoria.
Tens of thousands of South Africans head for the Durban July after a two-year break for Covid.
The Women's Africa Cup of Nations kicks off in Morocco on 2 July.
In 2020, the BBC revealed that vast quantities of protected rosewood were being trafficked from Senegal.
The "Egyptian King" has won as many, if not more, plaudits for his persona and conduct off the pitch.
Rallies take place in Tobruk, Tripoli and other cities amid anger at the country's political deadlock.
Zambia's 2022 Women's Africa Cup of Nations hopes are dealt a major blow as captain Barbra Banda is ruled out for medical reasons on the eve of the tournament.
The Women's Africa Cup of Nations returns after a four year absence, expanded to 12 teams and with World Cup qualification at stake.
Some 60% of the country's population faces starvation amid food aid cuts, aid workers say.
Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah signs a new three-year contract with the club.
Italian Serie A side Inter Milan sign Cameroon goalkeeper Andre Onana on a free transfer from Dutch giants Ajax.
We talk to the Afro-Italian artists hoping to make a change.
Tunisian third seed Ons Jabeur showcases her skill and variety to entertain the Wimbledon fans on the way to reaching the fourth round.
Nigeria, South Africa, Burundi and Botswana are in Group C of the Women's Africa Cup of Nations, which kicks off in Morocco on 2 July.
World number two Ons Jabeur on 'Ons the footballer' and her love for Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid.
A selection of the best photos from across Africa and beyond this week.
Kenya's flower exporters are switching to sea freight as new tech helps keep flowers fresh at sea.
Collins Injera wants Kenya to replicate their sevens success in the 15-man game as the Simbas target a first ever Rugby World Cup.
Former Liverpool team-mates Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah make the list of 30 nominees for the Confederation of African Football's Player of the Year award.