Rapper Ayman Maw joined Sudan's pro-democracy protesters after returning from exile in the US.
A new film explores the little-known story of Germany's mixed-race population in the 1930s and 1940s.
Thirty-one years after he was left for dead, one of the taxi-driver's victims has his day in court.
The UN envoy says that unless the flow of arms to Libya stops there could be a descent into chaos.
Angola become the second Africa Cup of Nations-bound sides, with Madagascar, to withdraw from southern Africa's Cosafa Cup.
South Africa coach Stuart Baxter is waiting on passports for two players to join up with his 30-man provisional squad.
Hosts Egypt recall Ahmed Ali to their provisional squad for the Africa Cup of Nations after an eight-year absence.
Caster Semenya will race in the 3,000m at the Diamond League Prefontaine Classic on 30 June without having to lower her testosterone levels.
Debutants Mauritania name a 23-man squad and seven standby players for the Africa Cup of Nations finals in Egypt.
Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan retires from international football after being removed as captain of the national team.
Seven million Malawians are voting for a new president in one of the country's most unpredictable polls.