US Rapper J Cole made a scoring debut in the Basketball Africa League as his Rwandans side Patriots beat Nigeria’s River Hoopers.
Nigeria's Asisat Oshoala is lost for words to describe her joy at being the first African to win the European Women's Champions League.
After more than a decade of fighting, the Islamist militant group is still causing havoc in the north-east.
Arike Ogunbowale is a Nigerian American basketball player in the WNBA.
Grammy winning British-Nigerian director Meji Alabi has worked with Beyonce, Burna Boy and Wizkid.
The far-reaching repercussions of African students forgetting their mother tongues.
Rival Muslim groups clashed over who should lead end-of-Ramadan celebrations, killing one policeman.
Khaerat and her schoolmates are continuing the tradition, art, and craft of Adire.
A UK task force arrived in the West African country last year as part of a UN peacekeeping mission.
"It's a huge honour for me... It's like the biggest thank you I can give," says Sweden's act Tusse.
Aicha, 17, was making the journey from Ivory Coast to Europe for the "chance of a better life".
What does having an NBA-backed tournament, Basketball Africa League, mean for the continent?
BBC Sport Africa takes a look at the inaugural Basketball Africa League which tips off on Sunday in the Rwandan capital, Kigali.
Men and women often get new clothes specially made for Korité - the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
President Kenyatta's plan to change the constitution is blocked after the court said it was illegal.
Argentine Hector Cuper is appointed as the new coach of the DR Congo men's football team.
A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent.
Moses Kuria's claim has been denied but the politician says such inducements are commonplace.
The fate of this year's African Athletics Championships is unclear after the Algerian government postponed the event until further notice.
South Africa men's new football coach Hugo Broos is realistic about the team's chance of qualifying for the 2022 World Cup.