Bosco Ntaganda is the first person convicted of sexual slavery by the International Criminal Court.
The BBC met the driver of Bloodhound - part racing car and part spaceship - during testing in South Africa.
To avoid Nigeria's notorious kidnapping gangs thousands of commuters pack on to trains in the capital.
Alex, who lost all four of his limbs six years ago, climbed Ras Dashen using a specially-adapted buggy.
Five buses are ambushed by gunmen in the West African country, where jihadist violence is rife.
Liverpool forward Sadio Mane says he will not change his style of play despite manager Jürgen Klopp having to defend him from diving accusations.
An Ethiopian woman says she has been denied life-saving medical treatment because of her asylum status.
South Africa's World Cup-winning prop Tendai Mtawarira announces his retirement from international rugby aged 34.
Slavia Prague's Ibrahim Traore receives his first call to an Ivory Coast squad at the age of 31.
July's strike near Tripoli, which killed 53, was described by the UN as a potential war crime.
370,000 people have been displaced after two main rivers burst their banks in Somalia.
Cameroon and Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana says he would be interested in a future move to the English Premier League.
Fans of Tunisia's Club Africain donate more than US$450,000 in one day to help the cash-strapped team.
The journey of Guinea's Seydouba Soumah from 12-year-old freestyle footballer to playing against Manchester United.
Simthandile Tshabalala, aged seven, has been nicknamed “SimTiger” and marked out as a future star.
South Africa fans gathered at OR Tambo International Airport to greet the victorious squad.
Achraf Hakimi scores two second-half goals as Borussia Dortmund overturn a two-goal deficit to beat Inter Milan in a thriller at the Westfalenstadion.
Police rescue 259 people being held in an illegal detention centre inside a mosque compound.
A corruption case against the Nigeria Football Federation by the Special Presidential Investigation Panel is dropped.
BBC Sport meets Cameroon's Francis Ngannou who survived the migrant trail, crossing the Mediterranean by boat and living on the streets of Paris to become the number two ranked UFC heavyweight fighter in the world.