Countries in West Africa are said to be drowning under the weight of waste shipped to their shores.
The World Health Organisation have described the "long-awaited" malaria vaccine for children in Africa as "a breakthrough for science and child health".
From Monday, arrivals from South Africa, Brazil and Mexico will no longer need to quarantine in hotels.
Following the announcement about the first malaria vaccine, we look at some of the key questions.
Steve Mounie scores a goal against hosts Tanzania that could be key to Benin's hopes of making next year's African World Cup play-offs.
Looking back at some of Desmond Tutu's memorable quotes.
The mountain gorilla who shot to global fame after posing for a relaxed selfie with a ranger has died.
The Swedish Academy praised him for his writings on the effects of colonialism.
South Africa is celebrating Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu’s 90th birthday on Thursday.
Nigerian heavyweight Efe Ajagba on punching harder than sparring partner Tyson Fury and his upcoming bout with Frank Sanchez.
A year after the massive #EndSars protests many complain that police brutality remains a problem.
Thousands worldwide have taken ivermectin to fight Covid. But what's the evidence?
People across Africa react to news that the continent's children will be vaccinated against malaria.
Zitouna TV has been raided, days after a host was arrested for reading an anti-dictator poem.
After years of trials, the vaccine has shown potential to save tens of thousands of children's lives.
Climate academics from some of the regions worst hit by warming are struggling to be published.
A month-long operation by Rwandan troops reverses militant gains in northern Mozambique.
Kafui Adzah's restaurant in Ghana saw a 50% fall in orders when WhatsApp and Instagram crashed.
Africa's three UFC champions are exploding the sport's profile on the continent, says the organisation's president.
Kenya bids to host the 2025 World Athletics Championships, saying it 'is the sport's spiritual home'.