The news that the head of Zimbabwe's military visited China days before it took power has sparked questions.
Mohamed Salah, who has never even seen Egypt play in a World Cup, will carry the expectations of a nation when they compete at Russia 2018.
The 93-year-old president fails to resign, and has vowed to stay in power for several weeks.
The embattled president vows to stay on, despite widespread speculation that he would announce his resignation.
Robert Mugabe vows to stay on as Zimbabwe president, despite intense pressure for him to resign.
Holders TP Mazembe concede an away goal as they beat SuperSport United 2-1 in the first leg of the African Confederation Cup final.
The stampede occurred as aid was being handed out in the town of Sidi Boualam, local media say.
Delegates celebrate after sacking Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, who led their party for decades.
A profile of Zimbabwe's former President Robert Mugabe, accused of destroying a prosperous country for the sake of power, but still seen by some as a revolutionary hero.
Zimbabwe's former vice-president has had a volatile political career.
Zimbabwe's Zanu-PF removes the president as its leader and appoints former vice-president Mnangagwa.
Watch archive footage as former African Footballer of the Year Didier Drogba scores with a stunning spin for Chelsea against Liverpool in 2006.
Zimbabwe's president is to meet the army chief amid intense pressure for him to quit.
With Robert Mugabe's hopes of handing power to his wife over, which political dynasties are still going strong elsewhere in Africa?
Emmanuel Adebayor scores his second hat-trick for Istanbul Basaksehir against Galatasaray this year in a thrashing.
Thousands in Zimbabwe have gathered to celebrate the army's takeover of the country.
The BBC's Anne Soy meets jubilant Zimbabweans hoping for change after the army takeover.
There is widespread jubilation in the capital Harare, as people take to the streets calling on President Mugabe to stand down.
The fashion world mourns a designer whose clients included Lady Gaga, Rihanna and Michelle Obama.
The draw for the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) pits Nigeria alongside Libya, the only former winners in the 16 teams taking part.