Morocco is set to bid for the 2025 Nations Cup after Guinea was stripped of hosting the 24-team finals by African football body Caf.
An army captain has announced the removal of the country's military leader Lt Col Paul-Henri Damiba.
Life is getting so hard in Tunisia that increasing numbers are ready to risk their lives to reach Europe.
The military leader says talks are under way "to restore calm" after reports of another coup attempt.
Effective climate action is not possible without a freer society in host Egypt, activists say.
Former Sierra Leone captain Mohamed Kallon says he is sure he will succeed at FC Kallon after becoming coach of the club he owns.
The comedian says he is "filled with gratitude" as he announces his departure from the programme.
It is proving more difficult to deal with as vaccines are not available for a rare strain of the virus.
A selection of the best photos from across Africa and beyond this week.
Adidas says an Algerian palace inspired the design, but Morocco says it is cultural appropriation.
A court rules that Tsitsi Dangarembga incited violence by walking with a sign calling for reform.
After final warm-ups before naming their squads, BBC Sport Africa assesses the form of the continent's World Cup sides
Félicien Kabuga is accused of funding and arming militias during the ethnic slaughter in 1994.
Soldiers and heavy weapons are being moved in the northern Tigray region, near the border with Eritrea.
Sharon Chepchumba says it will be a 'big dream' if Kenya can become the first Africans to reach the second round of the Women's World Volleyball Championship.
Moussa Dadis Camara is accused of being behind the deaths of 150 protesters - he denies the charges.
Tunisia's federation denounces the racism that marred Tuesday's defeat against Brazil, but questions the culprits' identity.
Fifty civilians are also missing, authorities say, as the country battles an Islamist insurgency.
Former Nigeria international John Mikel Obi retires from football after winning the Africa Cup of Nations and Champions League during his 18-year career.