Ex-Guinea striker Ismael Bangoura is given a six-month suspended jail sentence and fined more than 130,000 euros after being convicted of fraud by a court in France.
Faouzi Benzarti, sacked as Tunisia's coach having just secured the team's place at next year's Africa Cup of Nations, describes the decision as 'insulting.'
A row at a market devolved into deadly violence between Hausa Muslims and Adara Christians.
The murder of a Nigerian aid worker raises questions about the targeting of humanitarian agencies.
The artist who carpets streets in Accra with huge tapestries of yellow plastic squares.
Tunisia sack their head coach Faouzi Benzarti, just four days after he helped the Carthage Eagles qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup Of Nations.
Odion Ighalo says death threats aimed at his family after the World Cup were not enough to make him quit playing for Nigeria.
Mohammed Dewji, said to be Africa's youngest billionaire, said he thanked Allah and the police.
Lola is the first born British-Nigerian in her family. In this candid conversation she asks her mum why she was never taught their mother tongue.
The activist leading the way in preserving her local beach and its visiting sea turtles.
Fifa will consider lifting Sierra Leone's suspension from international football after the corruption case against the country's FA President Isha Johansen concludes.
One month after one of Tanzania's worst ferry disasters, a survivor reflects on how he was saved.
Assessment centres outside the EU are not acceptable, the foreign minister tells Austrian media.
Real Madrid will visit the African continent in the Copa del Rey after drawing third tier UD Melilla in the last 32.
Uganda, the only African nation to have ever competed at the Lacrosse World Championships, are hoping to help grow the sport across the continent.
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
The genetically modified insects are part of a project which aims to tackle malaria in Africa.
Emmanuel Ibeawuchi is captain of Nigeria's amputee national team, hoping to compete at the World Cup.
Abiy Ahmed says he ordered soldiers protesting about pay to do press-ups to defuse the tension.
The Gambia Football Federation lodges a protest with the Confederation of African Football over the eligibility of Togo's Adewale Olufade